Take A Break

As an humans, we are constantly changing and growing. If you reflect on how you were two years ago I can almost guarantee there’s a substantial difference in your overall character. Throughout life there are often moments/events that make a person step back and think about how they got themselves into said situation, and what…

Dear Anxiety, This Is My Year.

Dear Anxiety, Over the past 6/7 years, my life has been controlled by you. What I have and haven’t done, who I did and didn’t meet, where I went or didn’t go; you have had the power. Well, this year you can stick it where the sun don’t shine. This year I plan on pushing…

17 Lessons I Learnt In 2017

With the new year dawning upon us, i think it’s a perfect time to reflect on the year that’s passed. 2017, for me, was the year of change. As someone who has always avoided change, 2017 was thought to be a challenge with all this inevitable change going to occur. However, it’s probably been the…

You Are Not Weak

In one of my classes at college, the theme of abusive relationships got brought up, closely followed by a heated argument where the majority were stating that those who stay in abusive relationships are “weak”, “idiots” or “deserve it”. This is just a fraction of the ignorant and narrow minded comments i heard today. Firstly…

Never Too Late

As we grow up we start to believe that who we were yesterday is who’ll we be tomorrow and who we are tomorrow is who’ll we be the day after. After a couple of years you become the same person you were two years ago. You conform to the idea that you can’t change yourself,…

Love Yourself

The way you love yourself sets up the standard of how much others love you. When you understand your own self worth, you subconsciously start to realise what you deserve, you cut out those people who don’t value you or urge you to better yourself. “Self love is the greatest middle finger of all time”…

Recharge And Reboot

Not a single thing in nature blooms all year round, so don’t expect yourself to. This is something that has always been in my mind but I have often found it hard to accept. I used to keep a monthly journal, where I would keep a record of my mood, sleep, socialised and exercise, I…

An Open Letter To Teachers

How often do you ask if your students are okay? With GCSE’s and A levels getting harder, the pressure on today’s students is immeasurable. With companies constantly looking for bigger and better employees; the strain on today’s generation is like one like we have ever experienced before. Teachers’ constantly enforcing the idea that your best…

An Open Letter To Schools Everywhere.

I have been in education for over 10 years, 10 + years of school. It’s a very long time of my very short life. In my time in education, I have come to realise that the priorities the school has, are completely wrong. Don’t get me wrong there are teachers who care. There are teachers…

Mental Health Awareness Week

Life can be really shitty. So shitty, that the word shitty is the biggest understatement of the year. We all deal with this in different ways. If you are struggling to deal with what life throws at you, please read. I hope this helps. Mental health. Everyone has it. Everyone has mental health, just as…

The Power Of People

We’re all people. I, writing this now, am a person. You, reading this, are a person. We’re all people, and as a people, we have this incredible power. A power which can build up others, a power which can inspire and influence, a power which can change the world. However, not all choose to use…

An Open Letter To Those Who Struggle With Anxiety

I’m here to tell you that you’re not alone. I believe the things that those of us that have suffered or still suffer from anxiety have in common is this: we are wonderful people with very much to offer. We have some of the biggest heats in the world. We believe that we can take…