The examples of 'my car broke down' 'my cat died' 'i don't even have a phone number' are not acceptable.
I am invisible. Well, I'm not actually invisible but part of me is. The part of me that really doesn't want me to succeed or to do well; the part that hates me having a good day. And, I say it is invisible because you can't see it. You can't see me struggling. Granted, some … Continue reading We’re Invisible Warriors… time to acknowledge us.
*Featured Image from - http://www.unesco.org - I don't own it.* Well, it is that time of year again. International Literacy Day provides such an important message. It states how important reading is and of course, how great books are. The World Literacy Foundation states that: In 1965, UNESCO declared September 8 to be International Literacy Day. … Continue reading I can’t live without books! – InternationalLiteracyDay
The amount of negativity on this video and the people who criticise it... what are you doing to spread the love?
I do this usual post every year on how great uni is and what a life experience it will be, but I never get down to my actual opinions on university, and how grades have defined us for our life. I have never felt the smart girl, and I'll tell you that right now. I … Continue reading Why Grades will Never Define You
I guess I wish someone had given me some advice on what to take to uni. There are so many things you don't think of so I thought I'd pile a list of what I think are really *essentials* for university. Thanks to everyone who contributed to this huuuuuge list. Food (the most important category...) … Continue reading Uni Essentials
I was getting ready for uni around this time 2 years ago, and it really got me thinking about how I found it. It is something I will never forget and as I'm going into my final year I look back on what being a fresher was like. This is going to be a new … Continue reading Uni shouldn’t scare you.
I could be rich for the amount of times I've mentioned I'm a feminist, then people have rolled their eyes and looked at me as if I'm a totally different person. Hold on, I'm not going to take off my bra, say it oppresses me and then burn it. I'm also not going to blame … Continue reading When you sigh at the word ‘Feminist’.
1. Everything is only temporary. This is important when I'm going through a particularly heavy chronic pain patch. I tell myself this when I wake up feeling worthless. I think this every time someone says something harsh, or seems ungrateful. People are temporary, settings are temporary... everything is temporary. 2. We only live once. Maybe … Continue reading Personal Pieces: 10 Things I Live By.
So, picture this... I'm 14... I'm a teenager who is scared of herself. That is the truth. I was scared of myself. I guess I still am today, but I also guess I like myself more. I guess I still am today, but I also guess I like myself more. And it's hard to be … Continue reading Personal Pieces: Why I stopped caring what people think of me.