Things to remember this Christmas ☃️🎁🎄

It’s Christmas Eve! Wow, this year has sped by. Finally it’s Christmas, and, as my family and I start to wind down, sitting around the fire opening our Christmas Eve boxes, I begin to think about some deeper thoughts around Christmas… Here’s a few things to remember this Christmas for when times are getting aContinue reading “Things to remember this Christmas ☃️🎁🎄”

If it doesn’t challenge you, it doesn’t change you

From a young age, we create habits. We do things that we like and are comfortable doing. We get used to this and find it hard to stretch out of our comfort zone. Before we know it, we’re stuck in the vicious circle of monotony, as we stick to what we know and nothing more.Continue reading “If it doesn’t challenge you, it doesn’t change you”

University Post #4

It’s been a rather busy few weeks! University assignments due, holidaying in the Algarve, reading week back home, nights out, meeting up with friends, spending time in Bath with my sister… It’s crazy how much I manage to fit into such a short amount of time! I am back at university now for the nextContinue reading “University Post #4”

University post #3

Three weeks of life at University and I’ll tell you, there’s been many ups and downs! Time has flown by, and already I am deep into work. It seems like the pile of assignments keeps on growing and there is no end! I am writing this post on a Wednesday morning with a freshly madeContinue reading “University post #3”

Starting University: Post 1

Hi! As I am moving into the university of my dreams a week today, I thought it would be a good time to start documenting everything, from freshers week to the meals I make to the course itself. I want to keep you guys all up to date with everything I’m doing, with weekly blogContinue reading “Starting University: Post 1”

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?☁️🌟”

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?”

Here we go again

Here we go again… England National Lockdown Round 3! Oh, the excitement. I’m sure all of you are feeling a whole mix of different emotions towards the announcement made last night at 8pm by our Prime Minister, Boris Johnson: outraged, annoyed, deflated, or truly just pissed off. Me too. But what can we do toContinue reading “Here we go again”