An Extract from ‘Urmasi’

The scream was so loud that Rae had to cover her ears – was it really that close? Heartbeat quickening, she searched around in the darkness, knocking over numerous boxes in her path. Then she remembered that her brother was in there with her not long ago, and they were arguing about stupid things. HerContinue reading “An Extract from ‘Urmasi’”

8 top tips to reduce bloating

As girls, we can all agree that one of the most annoying things in the world is bloating, but there are things we can do to reduce it. Nevertheless, we can’t ever get rid of it entirely, especially if you are anything like me and bloat a lot! So, here are a few tips thatContinue reading “8 top tips to reduce bloating”

10 top tips for a perfect detox week

No social media We can all agree that we spend too much time online. In order to have a detoxifying, self-reconnecting week, the ‘toxicity’ of the media and social media in particular must go. It’s hard to log out of SnapChat for a week (I know), but maybe log out of 1 or 2 socialContinue reading “10 top tips for a perfect detox week”

Mindset

Stop being afraid of what could go wrong and start thinking about what could go right – unknown Everything in life seems easier as soon as you start thinking in a certain mindset, but there are so many different takes on life that you can have. It starts with you deciding what you want, whereContinue reading “Mindset”

Let’s Normalise This

I know I talk about it a lot, however, things have not changed. Every single one of us have insecurities, the majority being about our body. The media has such a good way of distorting this, for example, by the coding of the in-trend app TikTok only showing ‘skinny and beautiful’ girls on the ‘FYP’Continue reading “Let’s Normalise This”

Life After Lockdown

I thought I’d share with you a short extract from something I had submitted for a competition run by NCS. I completed the NCS programme last summer and have stayed in touch with the organisation and decided to enter into this competition in the middle of May, right in the middle of quarantine (in theContinue reading “Life After Lockdown”

What’s it gonna be like now?

Recently I have realised that, since the UK is slowly leaving the lockdown situation (emphasis on the slowly), it’s time to start getting back to normal – but what is normal? I can’t speak for everyone but I can say that I definitely have lost myself a little bit over quarantine: lack of skin careContinue reading “What’s it gonna be like now?”

10 Tips on being/staying energetic

Quite often I get asked how am I a morning person and how do I get up so early, even during quarantine. These questions can be answered really simply and you too can become like this if you just adjust a few things in your life. 1. Drink more water I feel like we couldContinue reading “10 Tips on being/staying energetic”

is it ever ok to give up?

In the world today, specifically in the school environment, the words ‘oh I give up’ are used very frequently. Why are we always so quick to give up and throw the towel in? We set goals that most of the time are pretty unachievable, but there is nothing wrong with wanting to strive far inContinue reading “is it ever ok to give up?”