Let’s Talk About Branding: High End vs. High Street

I can recall walking past River Island and TopShop with longing eyes, knowing that at the time I couldn’t quite afford their trendy clothes, but not ceasing to try them on in the changing rooms and taking mirror selfies – yearning for the days where I could comfortably fork out ÂŁ40 on a pair of good quality jeans.

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Quality Over Quantity: Blogging & Life

When I began blogging I was advised to be very consistent when writing content. I agreed to this, and dedicated myself to writing a blog post once or twice a week. Clearly, this hasn’t quite gone to plan.

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The Fictional Diary Of A Hopeless Romantic

I intently stare at my tear streamed face in the mirror and as though in a trance, transport myself to fifteen years ago; standing at this exact spot. ** I feel nostalgic as I stand behind my younger self, longingly gazing at my optimistic and enthusiastic 11 year old persona: “I can’t wait to be […]

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Body Image Struggles: Weight Gain

Have you ever looked in the mirror and wanted to change something about your appearance? For me that has always been my weight. The heaviest I’ve been on the scale has been 8 stones (50kg) and this didn’t even last two weeks before the weight dropped back down again. It’s a struggle. From secondary school […]

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Myth: Why Do Women Tear Each Other Down?

As much as I’m all for women empowerment, I can’t help but feel that often times we are our own biggest enemy. Although I may be biased, I strongly believe that it’s a prevailing issue. A very good friend of mine worded it perfectly when I asked for her opinion on the topic: “I feel […]

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Mental Health Awareness Week: Anxiety

I've been away for a while, and I must say it feels really good to be writing content again.  This week has been Mental Health Awareness Week, and it couldn't have come at a better time. I'm very passionate about mental health; I've been susceptible to it and it's an area that I try and […]

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Beware of Destination Addiction!

I used to think that in order to attain happiness, I had to first of all achieve certain milestones: graduate, pass my driving test, buy my first (or second) car, move cities, be promoted.. I was therefore left somewhat baffled when even after having accomplished all these goals, the euphoric high only lasted a short […]

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