Why do we waste time thinking about our dreams?☁️🌟

So many of us get stuck in this stage of planning and thinking about our dreams rather than getting out there and smashing them. Why do we, humankind, come up with endless excuses for not following our dreams and simply thinking and not doing? One of the main reasons: we are afraid of change. ChangeContinue reading “Why do we waste time thinking about our dreams?☁️🌟”

The Next Steps

If you’ve been reading my blog for a while, you’ll know that I’ve spent the last year applying for University. And so, what is my plan and what am I most scared about and most looking forward to? Let’s start at the beginning: I applied to Oxford last October but was unfortunately rejected. Despite this,Continue reading “The Next Steps”

What is the one word that motivates you in life?

As we start to move out of lockdown, I’ve been wanting to write a more positive blog post. So, this post is centred around one thing: what is the one word that drives you forward in life? Which word, if there is one that exists, pushes you and motivates you to the absolute extreme? IsContinue reading “What is the one word that motivates you in life?”

15 Things I Wish I Knew Before High School

At the beginning of our teenage years, we know very little. We are innocent and naïve and are willing to believe in everything. We join high school thinking it’ll be like the Netflix shows and that every day will be a blast – trust me, it’s not. We end high school knowing even less. IfContinue reading “15 Things I Wish I Knew Before High School”

ZERO DISCRIMINATION DAY: WHY WE MUST VIEW EACH OTHER AS EQUALS

March 1st was ‘Zero Discrimination Day’ so I thought I’d share this post that I wrote for the NCS blog about discrimination. We all have our own prejudices, whether we admit to that or not. Discrimination occurs in all shapes and forms, some of which we fail to notice. Prejudices and discrimination are all aroundContinue reading “ZERO DISCRIMINATION DAY: WHY WE MUST VIEW EACH OTHER AS EQUALS”

Snow and Hope

I woke up this morning to heaps of fresh snow. Opening my eyes, out of the window, the trees were bare, sheathed with thick snow and the woods opposite my house offered excitement and a flickering feeling of hope. I made myself a coffee, lit a candle, and watched a feel-good film whilst looking outContinue reading “Snow and Hope”

What is happiness to you?

If I asked you the question ‘what makes you happy?’ a lot of the responses would involve materialistic things, such as ‘food’, ‘money’ or even ‘a glass or two of wine’. Those things make me happy too. However, don’t these things just offer momentary happiness? We get the item we so desperately think we needContinue reading “What is happiness to you?”

Looking back on 2020❤️

This year has been so different for us all, and we have all found ways of coping with the new adaptations we’ve had to make to our lives and lifestyles. Some of us have struggled more than others, but to some degree we have all found it hard. However, I want to take a momentContinue reading “Looking back on 2020❤️”

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”

It’s OK to be selfish.

If anyone ever comes to me looking upset, down or just seeking advice, this is the suggestion I typically give: sometimes you have got to be selfish in life and put yourself before others before you can actually help anyone else overcome their problems. In the society today, a lot of the time people areContinue reading “It’s OK to be selfish.”