Hello everybody! The last weeks has been such a bundle of emotions. I've been moving into the flat with the girls, celebrating 21st birthdays, getting back into the gym, pre-reading non-stop- aaaand eating a lot of chips from a lovely little kebab shop called 'Viallis' (that I totally recommend to anyone wanting to pile on … Continue reading First Two Weeks of University
There are so many reasons that being a girl rules. For example, we never catch anything when pulling our flies up! Plus, on a more catastrophic note, the world literally wouldn’t exist without women #girlpower. But in today’s blog I’m going to talk about the realities of being a girl. The #girlstruggles. Here are the … Continue reading Girl Struggles
Hi everybody! Have you ever been to a place you're supposed to love, but all you can think about is home? Yes. I certainly felt homesick in my first year of University (and occasionally I still do). Today's blog I am going to talk about why I felt homesick and how I overcame it. Why … Continue reading Let’s Talk Home Sickness
Hey everyone! Today's blog is all about my first University Shopping list. As a 3rd year, this is my third and last (yikes) 'first' food shop. Over the last two years, and many shopping trips, I have discovered I am actually quite frugal. I am more than happy to go for the supermarket own products- … Continue reading My First University Supermarket Shop (Lacto-Free)
Packing to move to University can sometimes be overwhelming, which is totally understandable given that you're essentially moving out. Well, kind of. University is a brilliant stepping stone from living at home to having your own place. I am going into my third year of University and I have learnt so much about self-sufficiency, the … Continue reading What you REALLY need for University
Today was a super long day, but totally worth it! We got a puppy! Our family of five (including Jim, our 10 year old Border Terrier) grew to six with Amber. As I write this I'm in bed, having listened to her bark for 51 minutes straight (and counting!). It's honestly heart breaking. She was … Continue reading We got a Puppy- Amber!!
Hi everyone! Today's blog is a little bit different to my usual blog- I am going to be talking about my lactose intolerance! What is a lactose intolerance? It basically means that my body does not like as much dairy as other people. But I think it's important to highlight that there are different levels … Continue reading My Lactose Intolerance Journey
Money does not equal happiness. Saying no is OK. Empowered women, empower other women. Stand up for what you believe in- always. Don't compare your life to others. Surround yourself with those that love you and make you feel worthy. Giving will make you happier. What doesn't kill you makes you stronger. Nobody is in … Continue reading 20 Life Lessons, learnt in 20 years.
Make a weekly “to-do” list. Mind-map all the little things playing on your mind- no matter how seemingly insignificant. Have a weekly pamper session- tan, nails, hair etc. Take a hot bath. Remind yourself of your importance. Lay in the sunshine. Make your bed. Choose a new book to read. Put on fresh comfortable clothing. … Continue reading 50 ways to prevent feeling overwhelmed- taking back control and self-care
I always say how much I love the beach. One of the biggest reasons is that it never fails to brighten up a day (no matter how grey or rainy) and makes me feel super fresh. I had been in the house pretty much all day and I was in need of some vitamin sea … Continue reading Oh I do like to be beside the seaside