This year I am focusing on goals, rather than resolutions, and whilst I'm a bit late to the game I'm writing them here so I am accountable!
As a woman in my 20s, it is not uncommon that I’m asked the question “so, when are you having kids?” or am told “oh well, when you have kids...”
Sometimes, love isn't enough of a reason to stay. This is true in romantic love, friendship and in other areas of life stuch as careers.
I've been feeling a little stressed lately, and thanks to a nagging injury I can't run out my stresses or frustrations and swimming and a massage are out until places near me re-open properly. So, I did what any girl does when she needs a little treat - I shopped!
This blog is all about my first post-lockdown food and drink adventure where I grabbed a coffee and enjoyed some tacos and margaritas in Bristol.
As we begin to ease out of lockdown, or atleast the UK's poor attempt at a lockdown, and begin to restore some areas of our country to more normality I have found myself reflecting on the little silver linings I found during lockdown. I am lucky enough to still have had full time work throughout … Continue reading Finding the silver linings in lockdown
Hey everyone! So, this is my first post of 2020 and my first post in absolutely ages... I sort of lost momentum, motivation, and inspiration as myself and my ex broke up in October and it hit me pretty hard. However, here I am. Still fighting, still pushing, and feeling ready to take lots of … Continue reading How counselling restored my sanity
This week I had my first counselling session in about 4 years. Whilst this wasn’t for anything particularly critical, it is something I have wanted to do for ages to better understand myself, try and unravel some issues I have, and as an active step in managing my depression. I first went to counselling at … Continue reading Braving counselling for the first time in over 4 years.
I have worked hard to be the person I am today and to be where I am. I am resilient, I am driven, and I am fortunate, and I am thankful… but I am not lucky.
Over the past few weeks, and months really, I’ve seen a stream of graduation photos across social media. Recently, I also got a “On This Day” notification from Facebook, featuring photos from my when I graduated with a 2:1 in Journalism last year. They do say that time flies when you’re having fun, but the … Continue reading What I’ve learnt during my first year out in the real world