I have always been a dreamer. From a very young age, I had so many dreams and ambitions that this often led to the formation of some pretty major expectations. I was so desperate to succeed and to be something special that I became terrified of failure, terrified of shortcomings and imperfections, terrified of not… Read More We cannot live in a constant fear of failure
I have always associated giving up with personal failure. That if I couldn’t do something, like see a project through to completion, that I had messed up, I had failed. Seemingly it wasn’t only me that felt like this. I had constantly seen a barrage of supposedly inspirational quotes on Pinterest and Posters on classroom walls that… Read More In Defense of Giving up
I wasn’t naive, I was completely aware that nothing is constant and that change is unavoidable. I also knew that the friendships I forged in high school didn’t come with a lifetime guarantee. However, I wasn’t aware that changes within myself would be responsible for my major feelings of dislocation from my peers. I had outgrown my… Read More Growing up and Moving on
I’ve always considered myself to be a fairly opinionated person, but last year I began to question to what extent the opinions that I possessed were my own. For a really long time I was so caught up in showing everyone around me that I was socially aware and able to contribute to the discussions… Read More Stolen Opinions
For many of us all around the globe, summer time is upon us. It’s a pivotal time for relaxation and reprieve from the stresses of the school year and regardless of what you may believe, this break is well deserved. I’ve often found it incredibly difficult to learn how to take a step back. My… Read More S.O.S (Summer of Self Care)
A Step by Step Guide for talking about your Beliefs. I have always been a fairly opinionated person, I basically came out of the womb with a plethora of opinions and ideas on a range of different topics. However, as I began to get older, I found myself becoming a lot more uncertain when it came to voicing these opinions out loud; partly because I… Read More 6 Steps for talking about your Beliefs.
I can’t remember the last time I wrote something for myself. Which is equal parts sad and also infuriating because writing has always been something that has brought me an unbridled amount of happiness. It’s always been a sort of cleansing. Yet recently writing has mainly been a source of frustration and angst and I’ve almost… Read More Beginning Again