So imagine this. You are in your late teens/early twenties and you have a little bit of time to yourself. You may not know it, but you really do value this time. However you don’t have the energy or motivation to go for a walk, pick up a book or paint. Instead, the easiest thingContinue reading “Why you don’t have to be “That Girl””
Perhaps people of all shapes and sizes pop into your head when you think about a “healthy” person. They’re reasonably happy, they eat a balanced diet, don’t drink (too) much alcohol and they probably have a fairly active lifestyle. Alternatively however, we may subconsciously think of someone who is quite small. Or should I sayContinue reading “Why Diet Culture is so Damaging!”
Productivity culture tells us that there is always something that we could be doing. Always something extra, which of course doing it is far more productive than not choosing to do it. Literally every time. Economically of course it is convenient, but is this really natural, and how bad can it be for our mental health?
Heard about what we know as positivity? You know, good vibes only and all that lark. Hang on, isn’t that toxic positivity? Could well be. It can include quotes, books and tips and of course it is not going to be good for anyone’s mental health…
“Oh wow, she is doing another of these annoying update posts, even though there is literally nothing to say!” Yeah, probably true. But if you know the school timetable then you will know that this week is half term, meaning that I have more time to spend focusing on this blog (especially considering that becauseContinue reading “Little Update”
It is not too surprising that escapism is going to be on the rise, and I expect we are all too aware of the dangers of gambling, addiction and other escapist behaviors. But have you thought about how this may look on the internet; from something as innocent to animal crossing to online gambling sites, maybe we ought to be more aware of the dangers…
Sigh, Sixth form and school. The subject that anyone who would have been due to take A levels or GCSEs this summer would want to back away from. However this is pretty hard to avoid as exams have been cancelled for the second time in a row, just a couple of weeks after they wereContinue reading “Were They Right to Cancel Exams?”
Often being part of the LGBT+ community can be associated with looking a certain way, acting a certain way. Or really being part of a particular culture.
But what is it about gay culture, including its history, which makes it so special and relevant today?
Hello! So here is another personal update, on the grounds that they are easier to write than the other kinds of posts which I do, and because I actually do have something relevant to say. So in recent weeks I haven’t been my best (at the time of writing this) but as I am writingContinue reading “Personal Update”
Many for one reason or another seem to have views strongly against any kind of plastic surgery, especially boob jobs. However when are such high, toxic beauty standards in society, then should we really exercise the judgement that we do. Though we do need to prioritize self love too