I lost my job

Hi everybody, A little life update: I lost my job. I have officially joined the ranks of the unemployed! On Friday I got made redundant, my boss lost funding for my job as a Marketing Executive as the client we were working for ended the contract. Essentially, there was nothing I could have done to [...]

Me: marmite sandwiches, zombies and imperfections.

Me: marmite sandwiches, zombies and imperfections.

I am Bronwyn. My closest friends and family call me Bee. I have a little scar next to my eye from standing on a chair in nursery, shouting at the top of my lungs for a marmite sandwich and an undying love for foam bananas. I'm terrified of zombies (despite the fact I know they don't exist). [...]

I Am An Emotional Sponge

I Am An Emotional Sponge

In a world that is so stressful and highly emotionally charged, it’s easy to take on other people’s problems. Research has even shown that emotions can be contagious, you can potentially ‘catch’ fear, anger and joy from people without even realising it. This is something I know I do. I am very susceptible to ‘catching’ [...]

Let’s Not Compare Ourselves To Strangers On Instagram

Let’s Not Compare Ourselves To Strangers On Instagram

16 million people in the UK experience a mental illness. 3 in 4 mental illnesses start in childhood. 75% of young people with mental health problems are not being treated.  Suicide is the biggest killer of young people in the UK. A study recently showed that more than A THIRD of teenage girls in England suffer from depression [...]

High Expectations: Perfectionist vs Optimist.

High Expectations: Perfectionist vs Optimist.

From a young age, the expectation to 'be good' is something we have drummed into us. But sometimes our expectations of ourselves are simply too high. We're perfectionists. Perfectionism: Perfectionism means setting our goals too high and having unrealistic expectations. Being allergic to failure is often driven by an underlying sense of shame. If we can [...]

The Realities of Working Out

The Realities of Working Out

I am what I like to call: Fit(ish). Fit(ish): semi-fit and a little bit podgy. Someone that likes the idea of being fit, but likes food too much. I strive to be healthy. To me, this means two things. To be physically fitand active, and eat a healthy balanced diet. And mentally fit, whereby (to avoid [...]