Tag Archive: courage

April 15, 2016 - Written by:

The 5 Stages of Accepting and Learning from Criticism


Last summer I made a somewhat daring decision. I’d almost come to the end of my BA in English Literature and I was starting to think about what I might want to do next. Although lots of very sensible options came to mind, I couldn’t stop thinking about my writing, and how little I’d felt I’d achieved with it over... 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...


May 5, 2015 - Written by:

Power to the Underdog: What Are You Made Of?


Don’t you love a good underdog movie? Dude, it’s one of my favourite types of story. The underdog is the last person anyone expects to be successful. They are the least likely to win. They have all the odds stacked against them and yet… they overcome both internal and external barriers to achieve success. *Fist pump.* In the Lord of the Rings... Read the rest of this post...