Do We Ever Truly Forgive?

You don't have to forgive everyone who hurts you, and you don't have to pretend that you have forgiven.

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When you sigh at the word ‘Feminist’.

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’.

I’ve spoken out once, I’ll do it again. (Mental Health Awareness 2015)

Once before, I've spoken about the mental health problems I've faced and the way that I've dealt with them. Although, with it being mental health awareness week I'm going to speak out again, yet try to not spare details. I do this in an attempt to help people seek the professional care they need and … Continue reading I’ve spoken out once, I’ll do it again. (Mental Health Awareness 2015)

Tumblr!

Oh, that dastardly website where absolutely everything is difficult to achieve! There is one thing in particular which gets at me, and it's the ability to report- which is as hard as it is to bite off your own finger (excuse the simile but it worked for me at the time). You cannot report a … Continue reading Tumblr!

We do not Have the Right to choose who Lives and who Dies- The Death Penalty.

The death penalty is a symptom of a culture of violence, not a solution to it. Denying someone their life is a denial of their human rights. Last year, BBC showed a documentary 'Life and Death Row' showing the public what the death penalty and death row is like in parts of America. It was … Continue reading We do not Have the Right to choose who Lives and who Dies- The Death Penalty.

History was not made to be forgotten- Remembering the Holocaust 2015.

To forget a Holocaust is to kill twice- Elie Weisel (Nobel Laureate) Today (27th January) marks the International Holocaust Remembrance Day in which we all remember the horrible atrocities and the mass genocide that took place between 1940 and 1945. It is a dark and horrific part of the history of the human race. We … Continue reading History was not made to be forgotten- Remembering the Holocaust 2015.