Tag Archive: Stress

February 22, 2016 - Written by:

About to Crack? STOP and Ask Yourself These 4 Questions


I know you’ve been there. Someone rubbed you up the wrong way. Grated on you. Metaphorically, kicked you in the nuts. Said something hurtful. Crushed your foot with their elephant feet on the Tube. You went to the fridge and you were out of humous. It was the only thing you were looking forward to, dammit! You’re mad. Outraged. Tears are welling.... Read the rest of this post...


November 4, 2015 - Written by:

What Dory Taught Me About Life


Being a Scorpio I can hold a grudge for a long time and it can be incredibly draining. I could quite easily not talk to someone for the rest of my life if they really upset me. Unfortunately grudge-bearing is not compatible with working with teenagers. Teenagers can be frustrating, exasperating and extremely rude for no apparent reason. As much... 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...


April 15, 2015 - Written by:

‘You just have to be kind – there’s nothing bigger than that’. – INTERVIEW: Pavan Amara, Founder of the My Body Back Project


Sitting in a pretty teashop in Camden on a rainy Sunday morning sounds like a lot of people’s idea of a cosy way to spend part of your weekend. And on this particular occasion, it was made even more delightful with the company of Pavan Amara (or Pav for short), founder of the My Body Back Project. My Body Back... Read the rest of this post...


March 24, 2014 - Written by:

Faking It

When Harry Met D

Someone told me the other day that there was a shortage of red paint in hardware stores in the city because girls were painting the soles of their heels red to make them look like Christian Louboutins. People can fake a lot of things in life. Orgasims, a tan, designer clothes…


January 27, 2014 - Written by:

10 Reasons I Might Be Acting Like a Douchebag


The other day I was annoyed. Really fucking annoyed! 6pm on a Tuesday night waiting for the tube on the crowded platform. Sweaty, dirty, fed-up, frustrated, stressed, cramped in a confined space… I couldn’t even read properly coz someone’s armpit was in my face! There are times when I must ask myself: WHAT IS MY LIFE?!?! This was one of... Read the rest of this post...