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October 28, 2015 - Written by:

Why I’m Fed Up With Technology And Why You Should Be Too

Hoverboard Joy

We are currently in an age where computer screens dominate our everyday lives. Wherever you turn, there is technology at its finest making life easier for us. An example being the controversial electric vehicle called the Segway, eliminating the need to walk to and from places. How wonderful – not. I have now come to a point where I just... Read the rest of this post...


October 23, 2015 - Written by:

‘Ah, Yes, the Past Can Hurt’… But it Can Also Remind You of Your Best Self.


I had a shit day this week. One of those days where everything piles on top of you. First, my mother called me at 7am from Karachi. She had to go last-minute because my sweet, mischievous, intelligent and beautiful granny passed away a few days ago, something I am still dealing with. Although it was lovely hearing my mum’s voice,... Read the rest of this post...


October 22, 2015 - Written by:

Mind: Five Ways To Well-Being


In the next year, 1 in 4 of us will experience a mental health issue. That’s pretty scary, right? But don’t panic, the mental health charity ‘Mind’ have five steps to maintaining a healthy well-being. These are steps that we can all incorporate into our daily lives: 1. Connect Relationships are important for keeping ourselves connected to those we love... Read the rest of this post...


September 30, 2015 - Written by:

Picture Perfect Depression

heart break

If, for whatever reason, you find you have a spare minute, a desire to procrastinate, a day off and no more Real Housewives of Atlanta to watch, or maybe out of genuine interest, Google image ‘depression’. Today I did. I had a mid-week day off, no Millionaire Matchmaker on TV and so a thousand cups of tea and half an... Read the rest of this post...


September 7, 2015 - Written by:

4 Reasons, whatever you are going through, you are STILL the hero of your life.

Hit-Girl (Chloe Moretz)

What constitutes a hero? Talent? Charisma? Abs that can crack walnuts? Legs that look good in a loin cloth? Yes please. But seriously. Sometimes when life is kicking you up the ass and you’re struggling to get up in the morning – it’s very hard to feel like a hero. But as it turns out, THAT’S TOTALLY OKAY FOLKS. As... Read the rest of this post...


August 28, 2015 - Written by:

You Are Valuable


So the last couple of weeks have been extremely important for all those who were receiving their results. Young people up and down the country were making their decisions on what to do next. It is a huge decision, not least because of the amount of pressure put upon you from peers, parents and teachers. That, in itself, is enough... Read the rest of this post...


August 11, 2015 - Written by:

Being Honest About Our Dreams

Original Redone

There’s something slightly cringe-inducing about the phase ‘my dreams’. It’s one that will instinctively produce a dismissive shrug from me. A more common phrase, one with less associations with Disney is, ‘Well, what do you really want to do?’ Although less sickening, they boil down to the same thing. They are a chance to really push the boat out, to... Read the rest of this post...


August 4, 2015 - Written by:

Ouch! Growing Pains and Why We Should Embrace Them

Goodbye Hello

Recently, someone who was a major fixture in my life has stepped down. It was a mutual decision, which was painful for both of us, but it had to happen. We simply weren’t able to give each other what we needed and so, with sadness and still a lot of love in our hearts, we parted. I’m not going to... Read the rest of this post...