Escapism

Have you ever fully felt present? Inarguably engulfed in the here and now? Void of any outside influence or worry? It’s what we all desperately search for, isn’t it? The peace, the stillness, the seemingly flat-line of life, where gargantuan levels of life exists. I’ve escaped to the country for the weekend, which isn’t difficultContinue reading “Escapism”

It’s cool to be kind.

You’ve got to be cruel to be kind, or so we’re told, right? ‘They’re being mean because they like you’ is – quite honestly- a messed-up role we accept as a must-be fact when we’re infants; A bright-eyed and bushy haired four year old believing that the boy who pushed us over on the playgroundContinue reading “It’s cool to be kind.”

SOS: Deserted on Love Island; Why none of us can find higher ground.

It’s been two weeks since the final of this years Love Island, which saw ultimate fuck-boy repeller Amber and the outcome of what you’d be presented with at the check-out if your mum took you to ‘Build a Bear’ but for boyfriends, Greg (srsly why can’t we do that yet? Can someone Black Mirror theContinue reading “SOS: Deserted on Love Island; Why none of us can find higher ground.”

It’s time to check in with your mindfulness.

I’m sat with an ahem, double gin and tonic on my one side, and ‘The Motivation Mainfesto’ by Brendan Burchard on my other. I’ve claimed my position on the balcony of a bar down Cardiff Bay with my visions of living the idyllic, ‘writer inspired by beautiful views’ high life, interrupted by a sea ofContinue reading “It’s time to check in with your mindfulness.”

The cancellation of The Jeremy Kyle Show: Can we end poverty porn for good?

It’s time to end poverty porn culture for good and stop enabling the austerity towards the lower classes.

The currency we place on our bodies: Mental Health Awareness Week.

Exploring my personal relationship and resilience to body image during Mental Health Awareness Week.