The Fishbowl Effect

Have you ever gone to town over-analysing something? So much that it becomes bigger and bigger and more and more frightening and serious the more that you mull it over. You play different hypothetical scenarios over and over in your mind until you become so overwhelmed that your brain actually begins to ache and all … More The Fishbowl Effect

The Mental Health Taboo

So yesterday night my sister and I decided to watch a film. We were browsing through Netflix when I stumbled upon a new-ish Bollywood movie called Dear Zindagi. My hard-to-please sister typically hates Bollywood. But I’d already watched this one before with a friend, and so I knew that the storyline was one that she would actually appreciate. So … More The Mental Health Taboo

Time to Reboot

‘It ain’t about how hard you hit. It’s about how hard you can get hit and keep moving forward; how much you can take and keep moving forward. That’s how winning is done.’– Rocky Balboa. We all want to be winners, right? But of course that’s easier said than done. In order to win we … More Time to Reboot

Writer’s Block

You know that feeling when you’re itching to write something, something good, but every attempt that you make just causes you to shudder and cringe with disgust whenever you read it back? I’m definitely going through one of those phases right now: a.k.a. writer’s block. Typically I’d say that my posts tend to write themselves. I’ll be sitting … More Writer’s Block

Count Your Blessings

Why are we always complaining? Why do we constantly stress ourselves out? Every time I get together with my friends these days that’s all we seem to do, it’s like we get a kick out of comparing notes on how miserable we are! Moaning that we’re fed up with life, we need a twelve month holiday, … More Count Your Blessings

The Pressure

I’m sure that you’ve all come across the popular and trending term known as the quarter-life crisis. It’s something that a lot of people in their twenties appear to be suffering from in some form or another. Just do a quick Google search and you’ll be overwhelmed by the sheer quantity of online articles and quizzes asking, Are … More The Pressure

It’ll Happen…

‘How can you be so laid back?!’ Various friends of mine have asked me this question recently and it’s always whenever a certain (recently recurring) topic happens to crop up in conversation. And that’s the issue of where and how we’ll possibly meet decent guys now that we’ve all left the sociable environment of university and work … More It’ll Happen…