I loved this book. I adored it! It was everything: emotional, sweet, funny, socially relevant, politically important, real and raw, hopeful and positive, beautiful, sad, mysterious, scary, informative, horrific... everything! It is a Middle-Grade/Young Adult fiction book. It's only 203 pages, I think. I read it on the night and finished it the next morning.… Continue reading Book Recommendation/Review: “Ghost Boys” by Jewell Parker Rhodes
Firstly, if you've clicked on this post, I assume you're either black or POC or someone at least interested in learning more so thank you for your time.Secondly, I'll start by saying that I am ignorant. It’s not the small few who are ignorant; it’s the majority. Me included. I haven’t read enough about my… Continue reading My Thoughts on Race and Racism
Many of you may know that in 2015 I dropped out of university for the second time in my life. If you don't know the story, you can read it here (my university story) and I'll be referring to it in this post, too. For those of you who may be interested, here is how… Continue reading My Decision to Study Again
*BREAK POST AWAY FROM THE CONFIDENCE CHALLENGE* I wanted to share my thoughts with the people who have received their results this month from their GCSEs, A-Levels, university, BTEC and all the rest. There's more than one path... No matter what your grades were when you opened up that dreaded results letter, you are still… Continue reading There’s More Than One Path – A Message For Results Day
Do you know what needs some work within you in order to be your best self, live your best life, and grow? Here's some ideas...
I am a completely different person compared to who I was 2, 3, 5 years ago. Not because my hair has changed (though it has many times), or my body (though it has), or my achievements and progression (there's been ups and downs). It's because my inside world has grown and taken a new shape.… Continue reading The Importance of Self-Work
It can be tough to have different views about life and the world compared to someone else's. We can often fight for a long time when trying to find who's right and who's wrong. But there is only one definite truth: we all see the world differently... Click to play!
I think there are mixed messages about Self-love and Self-care. Some think it's just facials and naps. Others think it's nonsense altogether. Well... Self-Care is defined as: the practice of taking action to preserve or improve one's own health. the practice of taking an active role in protecting one's own well-being and happiness, in particular… Continue reading The Truth About Self-Love and Self-Care