The Village

I’m home. After four years of dancing until 6am and walking home in sunshine, cramming for endless exams in the creaking, soft lit library and wrapping myself in a holey blanket to watch Planet Earth with a packet of biscuits in each hand and a bottle of wine on the table, I have returned to…

How to be more lucky!

Do you ever think you’re a bit of an unlucky charm? Always arriving at red lights, watching the bus pull away or dropping your iPhone on the way back from getting the screen fixed? Sometimes it seems we’re just darned unlucky, and I thought I could give you a few words of advice. First, I…

On self worth; am I good enough?

You are valuable. We don’t tell ourselves that often enough, and sometimes it hurts. We live in a society which convinces us that we aren’t enough. Not thin enough, pretty enough, clever enough, kind enough. Constant academic pressure, airbrushed bill boards and social media comparison will inevitably make our self-belief waver sometimes. But what really…

Easypeasy ways to save the planet.

Thinking about the environment can be daunting. I have had fazes where I’ve wanted to bury my head in the sand and stop CARING about something that seems so overwhelming and impossible. Climate change, coral bleaching, mass extinctions, plastic pollAHHHHHH. Stop, take a deep breath and acknowledge you can’t ‘fix the world.’ Quite a relief…

Coping with life; is CBT for me?

  Life can be bloody hard sometimes. It really can feel like an uphill struggle just to get through day to day existence, let alone the added stress of exams, money or relationships. Recently I started CBT (cognitive behavioural therapy). This differs from other types of therapy as its not just a chance for you…