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 [...]
University exposes you to all kinds of wonderful variations of student. But as a prospectus student its hard to know what stereotypes to believe. Here is a list of Student Stereotypes that I've put together to give an insight into the realities of student life. Type Number 1: THE CAFFEINE ADDICT- coffee shops on campus [...]
Top 15 Autumn & Winter Girl Struggles
Hello everybody! I love writing my 'Girl Struggles' Posts, so I decided to do one based on the struggles through autumn and winter. 1) Static hair clinging to your cheeks and mouth. 2) Getting hair caught in your lip gloss 3) Hat hair, that look all girls avoid. 4) Sweatiness… jumpers and coats are a [...]
Top Ten Beauty Hacks
Hello everybody! Today I am talking about my top ten beauty hacks that I use! I hope you enjoy! 1) Fixing smudged nail varnish There is nothing worse than doing your nails and then catching them on something, putting a mighty finger print on it or fluff getting stuck on them. So I figured out [...]
There are so many reasons that being a girl rules. For example, we never catch anything when pulling our flies up! Plus, on a more catastrophic note, the world literally wouldn’t exist without women #girlpower. But in today’s blog I’m going to talk about the realities of being a girl. The #girlstruggles. Here are the [...]
Work, work, work, work, work
HAVING A JOB AT UNIVERSITY Each situation is different: Getting a job works differently for everyone, but I found that having a permanent University job wasn’t for me. During my first year of University, I felt quite home sick, and the idea of having contracted hours during term, that could potentially prevent me from coming [...]
London is ALWAYS a good idea
Exams and Plans – with a side of Goose Drama!
Hi everyone! Once again- I've been drowning in University work recently, but hey- it's not for much longer and I have already submitted 50% of my Second Year! I never know if this is of interest to anyone, so feel free to skip this bit! But here are my essay titles for the modules I [...]
A Little Life Update
Hi everyone! I feel as though I haven't posted anything on here for ages, but the last two weeks have been the hardest of my entire University experience.With a History Degree, it's kind of expected to feel as though the deadlines are never ending- 50% of the course is based on coursework. But crikey, the [...]
My Article Got Published in a Magazine!
About a month ago, I entered a competition to have my work published in a Warwick University Law Magazine: Obiter Dicta, in their lifestyle section: 'Chill Zone'. It has now been published in the Winter Edition and I will have more opportunities to publish my work. I am pretty excited! Here is my work 🙂 [...]