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
Note: I’m sorry to all my readers for the inconsistent scheduling on this blog. I am going to try my hardest to sort this out from now on! The idea for this post came to me recently so I wanted to do something a bit different while my creative juices were flowing, and not wait … Continue reading A Modern Christmas Carol
Ever since I was little, I have always striven to be ‘truly happy’ and have constantly analysed situations to see if they are what pure happiness feels like. Asking myself if I was 100% positive about every aspect of that moment in time would put me down when I realised that I wished a certain … Continue reading When I Gave Up On The Idea Of Being ‘Truly Happy’, I Became My Happiest
As an A-Level German student, I feel proud to say that I know the language well. However it has been obvious that as I have progressed in my linguistic studies, the UK has seen a massive decrease in the number of students learning languages and therefore the funding being put into learning a valuable and … Continue reading Why We Should Learn A Foreign Language (Warum Wir Eine Fremdsprache Lernen Sollten)