Comparison Is The Thief Of Joy – Social Media

Comparison Is The Thief Of Joy – Social Media

“The reason we struggle with insecurity is because we compare our behind-the-scenes with everyone else’s highlight reel.” - Steve Furtick As I write this, it's Sunday evening. I've had a get-stuff-done kinda day and I'm sat on my bed scrolling through Instagram and feeling as if my life is as bland as a bare cream cracker. [...]

7 things to know about relationships

7 things to know about relationships

What do you want out of a relationship? What matters most to you in life? For me, it's being happy. JOY: a feeling of great pleasure and happiness. Synonyms: delight, great pleasure, joyfulness, jubilation, triumph, exultation, rejoicing, happiness, gladness, glee, exhilaration, ebullience, exuberance, elation, euphoria, bliss, ecstasy, transports of delight, rapture, radiance. A little disclaimer - I consider myself to be very lucky when it comes to relationships/crushes. My boyfriend, Jack, and I have [...]

UNIVERSITY REALITIES: The Article That Started This All

UNIVERSITY REALITIES: The Article That Started This All

Hello everyone! 3 years ago I wrote an article as part of a competition to be featured in Warwick University's magazine: Obiter Dicta's 'Cool Zone' section. At the time I was home sick and struggling with all the change that comes with being a Fresher. So I decided to throw myself into new things and [...]

25 Christmas Gifts for Her Under £10

25 Christmas Gifts for Her Under £10

Tis' the season for breaking your bank account, counting down the days to payday and generally overspending... fralalalala lalalala  I am not the Grinch - I love Christmas, honestly I do. In fact, a little bit too much. Every single year I go over the top. Then when January comes around my bank account is pitiful and [...]

What if University wasn’t the best experience of my life?

What if University wasn’t the best experience of my life?

University: the best three years of your life. Except, that’s not always the case. I’ve discussed my University experience a lot on here. In fact, I recorded my University experience as I went through it – my blog became an outlet and at times a diary. My first year of University was one of the [...]

12 Things – Taking Blogging Back To Basics

12 Things – Taking Blogging Back To Basics

Every now and again I go through some rocky patches with my blog where I feel unmotivated and disconnected from it. I'm going through one now. I blame it on two things: perfectionism and comparison. I see all these incredible bloggers really succeeding with their blogs and then, despite knowing it's completely irrational, use their [...]