So I'm still struggling. I think this time its because the holidays are coming up and I'll be able to go home for a few weeks. It kind of feels like I'm just crawling towards this finish line and nothing else seems to matter. I've been such a shit student. Or maybe I'm … Continue reading Waiting for Christmas Holidays
On the 31st October 2017, I turned 21. My birthday has always been bittersweet mostly because of the ridiculous expectations I have for basically everything. It didn’t feel as big as last year did even though 21 is still one of the big milestones for no fucking reason. Anyway, I had a nice time. … Continue reading An Update: On Turning 21 and Continuing to Struggle
Where do I begin? *sigh* I was so looking forward to going to University. I am the first to pursue higher education in my immediate family and I do love to learn especially when I’m passionate about the subject. However, having expectations of something is often my downfall. Nothing can ever live … Continue reading Surviving the First Month of Uni
I haven’t slept since yesterday at around 5 pm. That was about 30 hours ago. This is not the first and probably not the last time I have been forced into trying to reset my body clock from its night owl nature to a human sleep cycle. My eyes are struggling to stay open … Continue reading The Very Sleepy Chronicles – Part One
Yesterday millions of British kids receive their A-level results, myself included. After I left my first attempt at university, which was a panicked choice made by the anxious part of my brain, I was pretty lost. I decided on kind of a whim to return to college and get an A-level in English … Continue reading I Got My A-Level Results!
A Book for Her presents the chaotic struggle of standup comedian Bridget Christies rise to acclaimed comedy stardom sprinkled within her well-informed feminism. We follow Christie through her early standup, involving dressing up and imitating various male historical figures and a feminist donkey into her revelation of mixing her passion for women’s rights and stand-up … Continue reading A Book for Her by Bridget Christie -Review
Society seems obsessed with the consumption of alcohol, at least in London. It’s a big part of people’s lives. It always has been after all London is known for its pubs. But, what if you don’t want to drink alcohol at all? I made a decision not to drink alcohol in my … Continue reading The Alcohol Dilemma: Why I Prefer Not to Drink
The last two weeks have been a trip! I had my first real bad depersonalisation episode and it was so weird. The feeling of not really being in my body was worrying and it was really hard to make myself do anything, which leads me to my next mental wall at the moment. I have … Continue reading Mental Check!
TRIGGER WARNING! This is not a review! Basically, it's a discussion of thoughts and feelings I have about the recent adaptation. I’ve chosen to write about this on my Mental Health Monday post because: It affected me mentally. One of the main themes is mental illness. Representation matters. If you don’t know, 13 Reasons Why … Continue reading Thirteen Reasons Why
Bullying can occur anywhere: schools, workplaces, home. Anywhere there is someone different and an environment that perpetuates separation. Bullying is everywhere. I myself was bullied in my primary school years, I actually don’t remember a lot of the specifics but I know it happened because I do remember the meetings with teachers. I remember the … Continue reading Bullying