But am I a real blogger?

I seem to be stuck in a bit of a blogging rut. I love blogging, I love the people I’ve met because of it, I’m grateful for the friends, support, awards, opportunities I’ve had, but I can’t help but feel like I’m not a real blogger. I don’t have the money for Gucci belts, new outfits every week, photoshoots for said new outfits every week, or to go brunching every… View Post

Making friends as a twenty-something

I’ve been thinking for a while about whether I actually wanted to write this post, but when I tweeted something earlier this week I noticed that a lot of people seemed to relate to my issue and decided it would therefore be worth writing. It’s really bloody hard to make friends (and socialise) as a twenty-something non drinker. Bit embarrassing to write really. But it seems like most people my… View Post

Wanting Success as a Woman

I think success has different meanings for different people. For some, it’s having lots of money and a fruitful career. For some, it’s happiness and marriage and family life. For me, it’s both. I feel like still, in 2018, wanting a successful career as a young woman is seen as not the done thing. I think people still associate high flying careers with men. Men are still seen as the… View Post

10 Thoughts I’ve Had Whilst Writing a Book

It’s safe to say that writing a book is hard work. It’s hard work for anyone, let alone when you’re writing about mental health. It’s an interesting process with lots of ups and downs. 1 Is this book-worthy? There’s so much stuff. Looking back over a twenty-one year period means that there’s a lot to cover, and I keep finding myself wondering if a lot of my life is actually… View Post

Date Night on a Budget

1 Go for a walk and talk to each other Although a little weather dependent, this is one of my favourite things to do. It actually comes from when I was struggling a lot with my mental health and my boyfriend would encourage me to walk with him, and I guess it’s something we just kept on doing. We sometimes meet after work to walk, and we walk most weekends.… View Post