How I Define Self-Care

I used to picture self-care in a very specific and stereotypical way; a bubble bath, a face mask and glass of wine is usually what springs to mind. Whilst this is great, self-care is so much more than just a pamper evening every once in a while. It’s a phrase…

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Embracing Your Sexuality As A Woman

As a woman, we hear a lot about body confidence in the media. We are more frequently being encouraged to embrace our bodies and celebrate them, no matter what shape or size. Whilst this is wonderful and I fully support and applaud the body positive movement, I think there is another element to be considered. As well as celebrating our bodies and loving ourselves, women should be being encouraged to embrace their sexuality.

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Birthday Wishlist

I’m not normally someone to focus on material objects. I would much prefer to do and do and see things, than own them. However, I have recently been enjoying what I suppose are more personal posts, which leads me on to creating this post. Now, obviously this is a wishlist and I in no way expect to receive even half of these items. I will be incredibly lucky and thankful for whatever I receive, but more importantly, I will be spending time with loved ones, and that’s what really matters. This is purely to show you all the bits and bobs that I’m currently interested in. 

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Learning To Drive With Anxiety

It’s been around 4 years now since I passed my driving test. It really doesn’t feel that long ago! I didn’t have the easiest experience learning to drive with anxiety. Two instructors, 3 cars (not my fault, I promise), 3 tests and one slightly dented tree, but I finally passed my test in August of 2014.

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The Pressure Of Perfection On Social Media

After studying a Media based degree, I can really understand the importance of what social media can bring to our lives. To connect with others around the world at the touch of a button is incredible. To see parts of the world we were never likely to see before is fascinating. But, we are living more than ever in a digital age whereby everybody is living some form of second life online. Whether this is an accurate portrayal or not largely depends on the person, but I think it is fair to say that we are all guilty of tailoring our posts to show the best or most interesting aspects of our lives.

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