Life & Stuff

How to be an Ally: What True Long-lasting Allyship Means to Me

*For those who don't know, Allyship or being an "ally" isn't just for the Black Lives Matter movement! We all can and should be allies to other communities, ones we're not a part of. For example, myself as a cisgender female being an ally to the LGBTQ+ community. Or as a Mixed (Black and White)… Continue reading How to be an Ally: What True Long-lasting Allyship Means to Me

Life & Stuff · Mental Health

Racial Education: Being Uncomfortable, Vulnerability and Allyship

I'm not just talking to white people here. Being an ally is also for other ethnic groups because I, as a Mixed Race (Black Caribbean and White British, Irish) cisgender woman will have no lived experience compared to say an Indian, Hindu man; or a Japanese lesbian; or a Native American Transgender woman etc. etc.… Continue reading Racial Education: Being Uncomfortable, Vulnerability and Allyship

Life & Stuff · Mental Health

6 Everyday Ways to Feel Free

For a long time, I've sought freedom over happiness. Happiness is an emotion; emotions come and go. Instead, freedom can be captured at any moment. Freedom is something we can determine. I guess what I'm saying is, we decide if we're trapped or if we're free. Philosophy aside, here are some fun, everyday ways to… Continue reading 6 Everyday Ways to Feel Free

Life & Stuff · Podcast & Videos · Thinking Out Loud

25th Birthday Ramble and Reflections (podcast)

It's my birthday and so I thought I'd do some thinking and share all the thoughts and feelings I'm having now that I'm a quarter of a century years old! Topics covered in the ramble: How things change so quickly Intentions and taking steps Seeking clarity Spirituality Self-awareness Fears Transformation and Evolving Balance Click to… Continue reading 25th Birthday Ramble and Reflections (podcast)

Life & Stuff · Podcast & Videos

Endings and Beginnings (podcast)

All things come to an end, but that ending also means a new beginning. We often focus on the negatives with endings and scary beginnings, but there is so much beauty in a fresh start and a prosperous new chapter. With Spring on its way, new beginnings and rebirth are things we should embrace more… Continue reading Endings and Beginnings (podcast)

Life & Stuff · Mental Health · Think About It

Think About It: When Was The Last Time You Were Truly Happy In Life?

When was the last time you were truly happy and content with life? For me, it was when I was 16-18 years old, doing the International Baccalaureate (college/ A-level equivalent) at school. That was 6 years ago. Why? I think it's because of the following...   Friendships In senior school, I wasn't fully myself. I… Continue reading Think About It: When Was The Last Time You Were Truly Happy In Life?