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?
We all know we need to be healthy, but what does health mean and how do we finally start being healthier?
No matter who you are, we all get offended by things. Offended by a comment or action or information that doesn't sit well with us. This then leads to anger, sadness, personal criticism, or changes in behaviour. But why do we get offended in the first place? Here's why I think we get offended... … Continue reading Why We Get Offended
1 - I am not a fixed person. I can be, do, and think many different things in many different ways and that's OK. 2 - Just because someone doesn't understand you, or you them, does not mean there's anything wrong. 3 - I've accepted that who I am and who I aspire to be… Continue reading 24 Life Lessons: 24th Birthday
*Part of the Identity Series* What is a Lifestyle Choice? Lifestyle Choice definition: "a choice a person makes about how to live and behave, according to their attitudes, tastes, and values." A choice or decision that affects how they live their life and their own personal identity. Some lifestyle choices that are judged by… Continue reading Judged Lifestyle Choices & Personal Identity
My current work in progress is a novel about five young artists at an art school (university) in England. They've all got their fair share of problems and at the school, they are able to confront these and finally better their lives. I wanted the theme of Identity to be at the centre of the… Continue reading The Three Morals of My Current Story
What is a Mother? A mother is not just someone who gives birth to you. A mother is someone who carries you in their arms and promises not to let go. And from the comfort of their arms, life is a little less scary. I've never known a father; not really. But a mother,… Continue reading The Definition of Mother
(I'm a millennial! I'm only 23! So what I say is coming from personal opinion, experience, and observations!) Impatience We think we don't have time. We see everyone else's lives in front of us and want to rush our own lives so that they stack up. Get money and status right now. Marriage and… Continue reading The Problem With The Millennial Generation
The majority of us want one thing from our lives: to be happy. But I think we've got this wrong. We should aim for Contentment, not Happiness; because one is a position or status (contentment), while the other is just an emotion (happiness). And you can't have one emotion forever. The problem with happiness is… Continue reading The Problem with Happiness
In life, I think we all want to be considered to be an expert. Consciously or not, achieving Expert status is a goal we all seek because it means we're validated, important, and knowledgable. Sounds great, right? Well, here's why I think being an expert can be a bad thing at times... Perfectionism If… Continue reading Don’t Worry If You’re Not An Expert