The last time I wrote a blog post, some of you might remember me saying that I had my A Level exams coming up. Well, today I bring good news when I say that I’m finallyyy done! Yes, my one week of utter exhaustion and stress is over. I’m not sure whether having all 5 … Continue reading Exams Are Over! Onto A Blogging Plan For The Summer (With Some Help From You…)
It’s a Tuesday. The clock says it’s around 6:30pm and I’m stood sideways in front of a long rectangular mirror. I’m staring at my belly, at the round little curve I can see pressing against my leotard. It’s a dance lesson and I’m trying to move, trying to get away from the mirror because I don’t … Continue reading My Struggle With Confidence
Thursday was the 8th March and a significant day for women, personally and globally. Of course, it was International Women’s Day. From 1909 to now, women have celebrated the power of female unity and specific female figures: their friends, their family and most importantly, themselves, on this day. Thursday was no exception, although I do wish … Continue reading What International Women’s Day Meant To Me
Today’s post is a pretty big one for me (and not because it’s Valentine’s Day and once again, I’m a singleton). If you’ve read my blog for some time, you’ve probably realised that I never really post pictures of my face and I keep my identity quite private. I included pictures that showed my face … Continue reading Exposing The Real Me: How Things Are About To Change Round Here
A few years ago, a friend of mine told me that I was “too nice”. Simple as that. At the time I laughed it off, thinking (and hoping) that there was no negativity being expressed through the, I’ll take a guess at, compliment. However, I have always come back to ponder this ambiguous statement over … Continue reading Is It A Bad Thing To Be “Too Nice”?
Hello 2017 2018! Yes, this will be a day-to-day sight for the next few weeks as we all struggle to overcome the all too familiar ‘2017’, ingrained in our hands after 12 long months of scribbling it down on exercise books, letters and forms. Of course the inevitable will happen: you’ll try to change the … Continue reading Happy New Year!
Do you ever just reflect on your younger self and wonder where the expectations you had for yourself came from? Why you thought being a teenager, even becoming an adult, were something that they really aren’t? Seriously ‘younger me’, why would I be able to sort out my whole life in the same space of … Continue reading 7 Things ‘Younger Me’ Thought ‘Seventeen Year Old Me’ Would Have Sorted Out By Now