Spring Has Sprung & What That Means For Me

It is the Spring Equinox today, which means spring is here! I think someone needs to tell the weather that, though... Spring is my favourite time of year because it's all about rebirth, coming anew, and getting out of that winter slump. I find that I suffer from SAD in the winter, so I always … Continue reading Spring Has Sprung & What That Means For Me

You’re Too Smart To Generalise So Easily

Here is your first IEG, thought-provoking article. I thought I'd start off the IEG articles with a fairly "simple" and easy to digest concept. Racism. Sexism. Sexuality. Religion. Mental Health. And more. Yeah, not so simple. But today, all I want to talk about is GENERALISATION. Generalisation is at the root of most of the … Continue reading You’re Too Smart To Generalise So Easily

Introducing My IEG Articles

Hey guys, those who follow my blog may have noticed that I write about a lot of different things. What can I say? I'm an interesting person, with many interests! This extends to my writing, too. I like to write about many things, mostly things that inspire thought in others. Enter, IEG. The IEG articles … Continue reading Introducing My IEG Articles

How to Handle Criticism

As a budding writer or author, you will suffer through a great deal of criticism. Everyone's a critic, and everyone criticises art. That means you and your work will be a big target. They'll say your writing is dull. Your writing is too descriptive. Your characters don't work. Your plot doesn't make sense. Your plot … Continue reading How to Handle Criticism

Happy Valentine’s Day to Me

Before you give yourself to another, You first must love, Yourself. But we don't, do we? Not really. Not enough. Maybe we like ourselves, Sometimes. Maybe. But not as much as we Hate ourselves. We hate ourselves by, Comparing our lives to others, Hiding our true identity, Telling ourselves we aren't good enough, Not giving … Continue reading Happy Valentine’s Day to Me

New Year, Same Me

"New Year, New Me" doesn't really work because as the clock strikes 12, we don't actually change. We may have been given a new calendar year, but we are the same people with the same problems and the same bad habits. I don't mean to put a damper on the new year. I for one … Continue reading New Year, Same Me

“The Fall” – A Poem

For as long as I can remember, I have feared the Fall. That time, they call it September, when things change. The sun retreats behind the clouds. The biting chill comes stalking. And the days shrink away... Leaving only the grey. Then, I inevitably fall. Fall into anxiety. Fall into depression. Fall into self-doubt and … Continue reading “The Fall” – A Poem