Right now I’m a walking (sitting) cliche. I’m in front of my iPad and keyboard in a coffee shop with a glass of mint infused water and a falafal wrap on order. Who even am I? What has city life done to me? I can’t afford to be here, I’ll have to cut back in … Continue reading Writers’ Block: The Opposite of an Advice Post
Admittedly, moving to Edinburgh on the week of my period was a bad idea. I felt way more emotions than I otherwise would. I cried on my dog the evening before I left (he didn’t care at all—just sighed and tried to move away). However, despite still feeling emotionally fragile, and after four stages of … Continue reading I Moved to Edinburgh!
I must begin with an apology for not posting in almost a month (WTF Rebecca?!), but the reason for being absent is also the reason I’m back—mental health. As you may know it’s currently mental health awareness week, and as mental health impacts our lives on a daily basis I’ve decided to post every day … Continue reading Battling a Lack of Motivation: Mental Health Awareness Week
My aim with this blog is to always be open and honest. If I can make just one person feel less shitty then spilling all my stuff on the internet is worth it. I think… Anyway, recently (and when I say recently I mean over the past several years…) my self-confidence has PLUMMETED. A steady … Continue reading The Importance of Friends During a Spiralling Self-Confidence Crisis
There was a Twitter thread going around this week telling people to quit their day job and follow their dreams. In theory this is fine—follow your dreams, kids—but not when you really analyse it. Leaving your job on a whim to follow a dream that has no guarantee of payment is not a clever move … Continue reading Quit Your Job and Run Away with the Circus
When I was trying to come up with something to write about today I couldn’t think of a damn thing. After a lot of mental straining the only word that came to mind was helpless because that’s how I’ve spent a long time feeling. Helpless is how I would describe my mood today. I did … Continue reading Battling Dragons and Climbing Mountains