Tag: personal

Intimidation In The Street – Stop Harassing.

Image: Stop Street Harassment on Facebook

Catcalling, groping and general intimidation. A scenario us females are all too familiar with. Having to consider whether you’re showing too much skin in the Summer. Or believing that it’s your fault that boy groped your bum because of what you were wearing. Before I go on, this is by no means an attack on

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2019 Resolutions: Self-Acceptance.

Acceptance. A word so common to us, yet the least used. We’ll happily use the word, yet we’re not comfortable doing what it says on the tin. An absence of self-acceptance can have damaging implications on our mental health, according to Headspace. This was validated by studies that showed “diminished self-acceptance can threaten our psychological

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Goodbye 2018, Hello 2019.

2018 has been one hell of a year, probably one of the best for me in terms of both growth and development. Of course, each year has its ups and downs, and it was far from perfect but what is? AJC wrote how those of us that make the effort to make a new years resolution

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7 Ways To Tackle Feeling Overwhelmed

Sara Young Wang, in an article for Forbes, narrowed feeling overwhelmed down to 4 main causes. These are: The fear of bad outcomes. Feeling uncertain. Struggling to find a solution to tough problems. Having a mind that’s constantly racing with thoughts. The act of feeling overwhelmed is something we ALL experience in our lifetime and

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It’s Your Time

There’s nothing more heart-crushing than when you have goals and ambitions, but you’re too afraid to pursue them. What if they judge? What if it’s a big mistake? What if I’m not good at it? Trust me, I completely understand. It’s almost been a year since I started writing my blog, and I can 100%

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Walking To Eliminate Anxiety

According to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA), a group of psychologists studying how exercise helps both anxiety and depression have suggested that a 10-minute walk may have the same benefits as a 45-minute intense workout. After waking up in a right old panic on Saturday morning after a bad dream, I decided

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Don’t Stress, It’s Okay.

Feel very free to criticize me because I am currently writing this post because I’m avoiding getting work done… You guessed it. Today’s post is about stress/worry and avoidance. For me personally, I constantly find myself worrying more than needed over pieces of work that need to be done (for University). Nevertheless, my temporary solution

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Uni Life As an Introvert

In today’s post I wanted to discuss a factor that is indeed a reality for me, which is being an introvert. Therefore, I’d like to talk about living at University as one. Why? I’ve certainly come across hurdles in terms of adjusting to it, and I thought it’d be good to share with you. Before

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Doubts and Fears – How To Fight Back?

Quarter past midnight. Another sleepless night. Another night of my mind going in to overdrive even though it should be resting. Whilst the aim of these blog posts isn’t to bring attention to myself, I truly believe in being open and honest. That’s the only way for me to write words on a page. We

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