milestones

Twenty-Four

So tomorrow is my twenty-fourth birthday. If I could use one word to reflect on the year that has passed between my twenty-third birthday and now, it would be strength. I have found a strength that helps me to get back up when I fall. I have found an inner strength to do what I… Continue reading Twenty-Four

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365 Days Of Gratitude.

For 365 days, I have been writing down three things I am grateful for each day and it has had some surprising results. We all know the power gratitude can have. In the darkest times, if you can find at least one thing to be grateful for, even if it is something as simple as… Continue reading 365 Days Of Gratitude.

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Reaching A Mental Health Milestone

During the past few years, I have struggled with my mental health. I have General Anxiety Disorder (GAD), which means I constantly worry about everything and experience high amounts of anxiety for no reason at all. It took me a long time to accept that my anxiety was part of me, something that I couldn't… Continue reading Reaching A Mental Health Milestone

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There Are No Shortcuts To Any Place Worth Going

I sit here now and I really cannot believe that I am in my final year of university. I know the journey is far from over but I feel like I can reflect back on my time at Edge Hill from this point and smile at how much things have changed. I have learnt many… Continue reading There Are No Shortcuts To Any Place Worth Going

Yoga Experience

A Journey Of A Thousand Miles Must Begin With A Single Step

'Peace comes from within.  Do not seek it without.' - Buddha I have heard many things when it comes to yoga and meditation and I have to admit it, I was definitely a sceptic. I refused to believe that sitting down and focusing on your breathing for ten minutes could release all of the toxins… Continue reading A Journey Of A Thousand Miles Must Begin With A Single Step

Writer's Life

Dream Big Or Don’t Dream At All.

I think this is the most confident I have ever felt about my writing. I currently have 8,000 words of my first novel drafted, it doesn't sound a lot compared to the 80,000 word mark I am hoping to achieve but for me it is a big accomplishment. I tend to bore easily with my… Continue reading Dream Big Or Don’t Dream At All.