45 THINGS TO BE HAPPY ABOUT

When you’re having a rough day it’s important to remember the things you’re grateful for in life, no matter how big and exciting or super little they are. Here are 45 different things that make me a little bit happier on a bad day or just make me super happy in general: Acoustic guitar songs Taking long walks on the beach Cups of tea, lots…

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AN OPEN LETTER TO FIFTEEN-YEAR-OLD ME

Imagine you could write a letter and send it back to your younger self, what would your key message be? I’d go for; ‘EVERYTHING WILL TURN OUT OKAY, JUST KEEP GOING, YOU’LL COME OUT THE OTHER SIDE’ You might be able to gather from that the fact I found parts of being a teenager pretty damn tough, I experienced some bullying which unfortunately way too many…

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MY TOP TIPS FOR THE THEORY TEST

The driving theory test was something I put off for a long time, way longer than I ever should have done. The idea of me spending my free time taking a test didn’t sound unappealing therefore I didn’t make time to revise for it. Eventually, I had the realisation of YOU NEED TO DO THIS or there’s no point in continuing with driving lessons, now that changed my mind. I…

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A MAY REFLECTION

I don’t know about you but for me, May has been one of those months that have absolutely flown by. Here are a few things that happened in the past month which I want to share: I Failed my driving test for the second time on may 31st. I thought I was so prepared and was going to smash it this time. I didn’t make…

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THREE BOOKS I’VE READ SO FAR THIS YEAR

This year I made it one of my resolutions to read a little more, it’s something I’ve always really enjoyed doing but I just haven’t made the time for it. In order to change this, I decided that I would spend at least half an hour before bed every night snuggled up with a book. I was very lucky to have received 5 new books for…

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5 THINGS I’M LOVING

Please ignore the dust on my phone and the extremely white background (thank you) To make up for the plain photo I’ve given it a name, which is ‘the afternoon which made me want to give up taking flat-lays forever because the lighting sucked and nothing came out to the quality I liked’. lol. We all have our bad photo days, on which we end up…

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THIRTEEN REASONS WHY: A GLORIFICATION OF SUICIDE?

The second season of this popular Netflix show is being released tomorrow, 18th May. It’s got me thinking about whether there was an accurate portrayal of mental health in the first series; is it relatable or is it just the media glorifying suicide to an audience of teens and young adults? Let’s start with the tapes made by Hannah Baker, each one addressed to an…

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A LIFE UPDATE

I’m aware I haven’t been overly present on here recently, I took a short break that lasted longer than I first expected. But that’s okay, we all needs breaks every now and then and I’m feeling rather inspired to be back and writing again. I thought I would update you on some things that have been going on in my life recently: I FAILED MY…

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QUESTIONS I’VE BEEN ASKING MYSELF RECENTLY

I find sometimes there are always a few questions which are sitting at the back of your mind, nagging you for an answer or playing with your thoughts. It’s like your questioning the world around you, the way things work and why it isn’t the way you want it, are you following? anyway, here are a few of those weird questions that I’ve been thinking lately:…

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MARCH IN REVIEW – STATS AND SOCIAL

HIGHLIGHTS I hit my yearly goal for Instagram followers of 3.5k which is amazing; I’m so thankful to every person who follows and supports me on there, you’re fab! I HIT 5K ON TWITTER, I’m still shocked, that’s a massive number! On the weekend of the 17/18th, my family and I threw a surprise 80th birthday party for my Grandad. He had absolutely no idea that…

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