I don’t have a sliver of belief in astrology. Horoscopes, star signs, planets orbiting… it’s all bullshit to me. However, I still insist on reading the Cosmopolitan predictions on Snapchat because come on, they’re just a bit of harmless fun. There are people who consult the stars or whatever before making any life decisions. Each … More A Week Living By My Horoscope
A blog post about not knowing what to write for a blog post? How meta. I’ve gone quiet online over the past few weeks, not just with my blog, but social media and even just private messaging. I found it so exhausting to keep up with and I needed a bit of a break from … More Scared To Blog?
British Summer means two things: complaining about the weather and tennis. Every summer, the British public retreat indoors for two weeks, away from the little bit of sunshine we are bless with, to watch people hit balls over a net for hours on end. And we love it (is that tennis pun?). It’s Wimbledon season … More Why I Love Wimbledon
Everyone in their twenties who has ever used Tinder will have a disaster story for you. The guy who would not stop sending nudes. The girl who was actually in a relationship. That one person who turned out to be double the age they said they were. They’re fairly normal in comparison to some of … More Tackling the Tinder Taboo
It’s Friday night and you have two options: a night on the sofa with a glass of wine, your favourite movie and your comfiest sweatpants, OR reply to that text inviting you to head into town for the sesh. (NB: ‘sesh’ is a word I haven’t nor ever will use seriously, don’t worry) Don’t get … More An Introvert’s Guide to a Night Out
It dawned on me recently that this time next year I’ll have to find an actual job and that just having a degree is not enough to guarantee me a career anymore. My CV is fine – it’s got all my work experience since I was sixteen, all my extra-curricular activities, all my volunteer work… … More Embarking On An Internship
Mental health can affect anyone, regardless of what they earn. That’s not what this post is about. Instead, I’ve come to the realisation that the way we treat mental illness is largely exclusive and the fact that this has only occurred to me now is just proof of how privilege dictates who is helped and … More Money and Mental Health: A Problem of Privilege