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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Shyness Is My New Superpower

It’s something that has been said to me a lot recently and got me thinking. The phrase “you’re shy aren’t you?” I’ve been pretty shy for most of my life, which can make navigating the adult work pretty tricky. For me, simple tasks like answering the phone can feel like…

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My New Found Appreciation For A Girl Gang

Having grown up in a largely male dominated family, having ‘girlfriends’ was never really my thing. Most of my formative years, I was a bit of an outsider, with one or two really close friends who were normally male. Sure, they were part of larger groups but I never felt very comfortable around them; I felt like a bit of a spare part, an accessory.

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How To Stay Organised And On Time

Organising yourself and your time can be a minefield of notepads and alarms and last minute scribbling. How you organise is a completely personal thing and differs largely from person to person. And understandably, every now and then we can all go a little off-track. We appear to lose all sense of space and time and forget what’s happening now, what needs sorting for tomorrow and every little thing in between.

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This Is For All The Girls Who Didn’t Feel Good Enough In Their Teens

From a young age, I always felt like I was one of the weird girls. I always felt different from others. My hair wasn’t shiny and sleek and perfect. I didn’t (and still don’t) wear perfect make-up everyday and spend hours on my appearance. I was never one of the ‘popular’ kids.

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