My life, my way? No way, Jose.

Your twenties are your years to learn. To figure your sh*t out. To have your 'AH-HA!' moment/s. Or so they say. But why is a number, your age, so definitive to your life and its outcome? Why can't you realise one day that your life is or is not what you want. Irrespective of your … Continue reading My life, my way? No way, Jose.

When life gives you lemons, do tequila shots*

When life gives you lemons, it's usually best to make lemonade. So they say at least. But seriously, what the hell does this saying even mean? When everything turns to sh*t, am I meant to stop ALL my career aspirations and become a soft drink connoisseur? As much as a gal can dream, I don't … Continue reading When life gives you lemons, do tequila shots*

Self-Love: Fall in love with yourself and your life

Originally created and posted for Miss Bliss Whole Foods Kitchen here. Contrary to many Instagram posts, to me, self-love doesn’t mean running a bubble bath once a week with a bath bomb I definitely may or may not be able to afford. To me, realising that I already contain what I need for my own … Continue reading Self-Love: Fall in love with yourself and your life

New Years’ Resolutions cheat-sheet: instant happiness*

*happiness may or may not be instantaneous Well, it is official, the first month of the new year is almost drawing to a close. It is easy to look back on 2017 and make one simple decision; do we repeat past ways (some may say mistakes), or do we pave new paths for ourselves? Ultimately … Continue reading New Years’ Resolutions cheat-sheet: instant happiness*

Single and definitely not going to mingle

There is usually more often than not, one question, you are asked when you are single. It is something along the lines of ‘why are you single?’ or ‘are you out there looking?’ or my personal favourite, ‘there is literally millions of fish in the sea, why aren’t you looking?’ First of all Cheryl, the … Continue reading Single and definitely not going to mingle

9 reasons why life would be easier if I were born a boy.

Now that may seem dramatic and drastic but it wasn’t until recently that I realised just how much emphasis there is on women relative to our beauty regimes, work outs, ‘goals’, the list is endless really. After speaking with my dad about my usual Thursday night tanning ritual it was brought to my attention just … Continue reading 9 reasons why life would be easier if I were born a boy.

I’ve been okay most of my life and that is no longer okay with me.

Originally posted on That Awkward Conversation - https://www.thatawkwardconversation.com/new-blog/2017/8/20/ive-been-okay-most-of-my-life-and-that-is-no-longer-okay-with-me  Being someone that has mental health issues and an illness can be quite disparaging to say the least. Society teaches us that we are to put up our guards and create this façade of ‘okay’. Since when did okay become alright and acceptable? Okay is bland and boring … Continue reading I’ve been okay most of my life and that is no longer okay with me.