Life & Stuff · Reviews

Book Recommendation/Review: “Everything I Never Told You” by Celeste Ng

I didn't know if I would like this book. I actually bought it a while ago, but it was only after watching the AMAZING TV show Little Fire Everywhere, that I was drawn back to the author again and her way of writing about people's lives and race and the psychology of how our past… Continue reading Book Recommendation/Review: “Everything I Never Told You” by Celeste Ng

Life & Stuff · Podcast & Videos

Your Insecurities Aren’t Special (podcast)

We all have insecurities, that much has always been clear; but what if I said we all have the same ones in common, it's just they manifest in different ways? Today I'm rambling and ranting about insecurities, emotional triggers, and our fear that we don't stake up. I'll be tackling the big three: Intelligence Body… Continue reading Your Insecurities Aren’t Special (podcast)

Life & Stuff · Podcast & Videos

Advice I’d Give to My Younger Self (podcast)

We can't turn back the clock, and we shouldn't aim to. Living in the past or regretting the past does us no favours whatsoever. However, at the ripe old age of 25, I have been thinking over my past and who I am now and who I am becoming. Doing so sparked some ideas of… Continue reading Advice I’d Give to My Younger Self (podcast)

Life & Stuff · Mental Health · Podcast & Videos

Stop Sprinting to the Finish Line (podcast)

In this ever-changing modern world that we live in, we feel pulled and pushed in many directions all at once. Our attention has become divided. We face comparisons and the Fear of Missing Out on a regular basis. And of course, with all this, we find ourselves sprinting to keep up or to make it… Continue reading Stop Sprinting to the Finish Line (podcast)

Life & Stuff · Mental Health · Think About It

The Truth About The Years Of Our Lives

The On Purpose podcast by Jay Shetty discussed how we go through "seasons" in life: Learn, Experiment, Perform, Struggle, Thrive. I also watched an episode of The Big Bang Theory where Leonard got a letter from his brother explaining all the great things that he had achieved. Leonard then started thinking about his own life… Continue reading The Truth About The Years Of Our Lives

Life & Stuff · Mental Health

How to Enjoy Winter: 20 Good Things About Wintertime

It can be easy to slip into a low mood in the wintertime. S.A.D. (Seasonal Affected Disorder) is a real mental health issue, where the change in the seasons and the shorter days can cause us to feel depressed. I've suffered from this for years. However, if we try, we can see the good things that… Continue reading How to Enjoy Winter: 20 Good Things About Wintertime

Life & Stuff · Mental Health

The Problem with Self-Made Timelines

I feel like many of us, especially the strict, anal, or anxious ones among us, like to give ourselves timelines. "I'll be a graduate by X age. I'll be working a great job, making X money by X age. I'll be a published author in X years..." It's this idea that there's a certain amount… Continue reading The Problem with Self-Made Timelines

Life & Stuff · Mental Health

Life’s Contradictions: How to Deal with Many Truths

I believe a lot of things can sometimes contradict one another. That two things can be true at once but seemingly cancel one another out. The reason for this is because, well, life is complex... Think about it, many things in life are considered both bad and good. Or are good with pieces of bad;… Continue reading Life’s Contradictions: How to Deal with Many Truths

Life & Stuff · Mental Health

What is the TRUE Meaning of Heartbreak?

I used to think that I'd never experienced heartbreak because I'd never loved someone (as in romantically) and had my heart broken. When speaking about heartbreak, people usually mean romantically, after all. But only recently I realised this isn't the case. I have experienced heartbreak, and maybe you have too, so here are my thoughts… Continue reading What is the TRUE Meaning of Heartbreak?