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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A Rant on Body Shaming

Body shaming is described as an action or practise of humiliating a person by making mocking or critical comments about their body shape or size. It is something that is seen almost daily across social media and has become a popular joke to mock the way that others look.

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Why I Don’t Think Catcalling Is A Compliment

Catcalling is something that has happened to the majority of women at some point. It is often brushed off as a joke, just an innocent admirer surrendering to the bizarre norms of society. Well, no matter how innocent or not, I have had enough.

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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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My First Few Weeks at University; Then and Now

As you may or may not know, I have just began the gruelling task of my final year at University. Over the past two years, friends have come and gone, life lessons have been learnt and (of course) many drinks have been shared. For most people, it comes as no surprise that I am already feeling emotional about the year ahead, but what may surprise them is that I am in recovery for unhealthy relationships with food.

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