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. [...]

Find the Magic

Find the Magic

Do you ever just sit and think... about life, humanity and all the rest of it? I honestly think I could ponder for hours. The crap stuff usually outshines the glowy, glittery ones. But when you really think about it, this little planet has millions of wonderful things for us to smile about every day. [...]

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). [...]

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 [...]

Why University Boosted My Confidence

Why University Boosted My Confidence

Forever a home bird, I found moving out and going to University difficult. Despite people telling me about this incredible new chapter/ season/ adventure I was about to experience, I honestly wasn't overly buzzed to go. Which sounds dreadful, because most people I speak to are so excited for University. That's not to say I [...]

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 [...]