About

Who am I?

Hi! My name is Ellie, a 18-year-old girl from England. I wanted to become a blogger in order to share my experiences as a teenager from lifestyle to fashion to fitness. This blog is just me expressing my opinions on certain topic areas and being myself above all!

Likes/interests

Writing

Much of my free time consists of me sitting in a café or at my desk with an almond milk iced latte and a cookie writing short stories or novels, based on my own experiences so far in my life or entirely made-up fiction stories.

Study

I am currently an undergrad student at the University of Warwick studying a BA in Modern Languages with Linguistics, a 4-year course which focuses on the importance of learning culture and the array of languages that exist in the world today.

Fitness/health

I have been an advocate for teen mental health and practising self care over the last few years, stemming from my own personal experiences with the matter. Exercise and focusing on health and self-gratitude are some of the main areas I talk about here on Pepetoe.

Food

Having restricted the food I put in my mouth for years during my teenage life, I am now at the stage in my life where I can rave about the pleasures of food freedom and all the delicious foods I now ‘allow myself’ to eat. And there is no better feeling!

Travel

Since a young age I have embarked on travel experiences and adventures all over the world, from city breaks in Europe to the turquoise, transparent seas in the East, and to the ski slopes in the highlands.


Importance of Reflective Practise + Gratitude

Saturday August 13 For over four months I have been utilising the practises of reflection and gratitude to help me grow and flourish as an individual. To a lot of people, this sounds peculiar, some might say ‘airy-fairy’. To me, this method and lifestyle is the only one that has been effective in my self-growth […]

The Ardour of Travel

Travel broadens the horizon of a person. It equips you with knowledge of customs, traditions and language of dozens of countries. Travel allows you to grow and evolve in your self, learning new qualities you never knew you had. As I get older and more independent and free, the world of travelling calls to me. […]

Fear: How To Change The Way We View It

Thursday July 21 Fear is an emotion, triggered by the threat of danger or pain. When we are scared of something, we pull back and retreat. It’s hard to overcome a fear when the fight or flight response kicks in. As we advance in society, fear is often linked to the future; fear is not […]

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