The Fictional Diary Of A Hopeless Romantic #Part 1

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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Why As Ladies, We Should Be Financially Independent

This topic has been sparked by an observation made throughout the weekend at a family get-together. It was observed that men feel entitled to things simply because they are men, deeming themselves to have more economic power than women. This speaks to a large societal problem which has deep ties in patriarchy, most especially amongst […]

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Life Is Better With Friends

As human beings, we were not born to be alone. This is a statement coming from an avid introvert; I enjoy my company, in fact I love it lol. But then again, I often have to snap myself out of this mindset and evaluate the importance of sorrounding myself with friends.  I would say I […]

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