Being Scared To Try New Things Can Be A Good Thing (358/365)

Sometimes when you want to try new things you're hit with a familiar feeling in your gut, the feeling of dred and fear and a lot of the time we interpret that as a bad thing when really it's not. Sometimes fear means that it's a new challenge and that you care. If you didn't … Continue reading Being Scared To Try New Things Can Be A Good Thing (358/365)

What Being a Procrastinator Taught Me (309/365)

You might have guessed it from the title but I was a huge procrastinator as a young student. I did everything last minute and lived life on the edge, I would wait until the day before or the morning of an exam to actually revise, and sometimes it worked out for me, other times it … Continue reading What Being a Procrastinator Taught Me (309/365)

Friendly Self Care Check-in Reminders (278/365)

Hello everyone, by now you might have gathered that I write a lot about self care - the importance of it, how I practice it and generally just why it's so important. Life can get busy and really hectic and becuase this week has been busy with a new job and it's my best friends … Continue reading Friendly Self Care Check-in Reminders (278/365)

How To Deal With Rejection When You Apply For Jobs (273/365)

Job hunting is the time where a lot of us understand the pain that comes with rejection. You get formal emails telling you that you're not being considered, you get ignored/ghosted and it's honestly one of the most emotionally exhausting things you can do. I remember when I first graduated from university and started applying … Continue reading How To Deal With Rejection When You Apply For Jobs (273/365)

How It Feels Knowing You’re A ‘Diversity Hire’ (215/365)

I'm always a bit scared to tell tales when it comes to my employment purely because it can lead to very bad things, and scary words like 'redudancy', but it's late and I was watching Orange is the New Black and it got me thinking about how I've been a diversity hire before. If you … Continue reading How It Feels Knowing You’re A ‘Diversity Hire’ (215/365)

Best Ways To Relax After A Long Day (214/365)

Adulting can get very busy and from my experience, whether it's working a 9-5 or working 12+ hours on your feet, you need ways to wind down after a long day. I don't care if you don't think you have the time to do it, if you skip on winding down properly you will go … Continue reading Best Ways To Relax After A Long Day (214/365)

The Myth of Perfection (212/365)

The quest for perfection, whether it's in our looks, our abilities or even just in what we're doing, we always seek to do it in a perfect way, but what is perfection? A quick google search defines it as 'having all the required or desirable elements, qualities, or characteristics; as good as it is possible … Continue reading The Myth of Perfection (212/365)

I Had To Teach Myself To Stop Comparing Myself To Others… (201/365)

Lifes all about the journey, not the destination.. right? Well it took me a very long time to actually understand what this meant. When I was younger and in school I honestly didn't pay much attention to what was around me, or even most of the people, but through age came awareness, and there are … Continue reading I Had To Teach Myself To Stop Comparing Myself To Others… (201/365)

10 Life Lessons We Keep Forgetting (199/365)

We've reached that point in my 'blog everyday project' where I'm posting lists again because life gets busy and honestly list posts can sometimes have substance. When thinking of ideas about what to write I wanted to go for my more nerdy routes, but no one reading my website really cares about the nerdy stuff … Continue reading 10 Life Lessons We Keep Forgetting (199/365)

How To Tell If You’re In a Sales Cult (176/365)

There's been a slow wave of sales cults erupting in the western world and it's one of those things that you wouldn't really notice until you or a family member succumbs to them. You see the members everywhere, on the streets, near your roads, knocking your doors. They're usually selling something - cheaper broadband, charity, … Continue reading How To Tell If You’re In a Sales Cult (176/365)