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)