OLD AND ALONE

Only a few weeks until the man in the red suit will be climbing down our chimneys and sprinkling festive cheer into our lives! Christmas is such a happy, joyous time where family and friends get together to celebrate- but what happens if you have no family? What happens if you have no friends? Without …

PROJECT SEMI-COLON

I’m almost sure you will have seen the semi-colon symbol somewhere on social media. Jewellery, drawings and even tattoos. So, if you don’t already know, this is what it’s all about…   Project Semi-Colon was founded in 2013 by a lady named Amy Bleuel. Unfortunately she had personal experiences of bullying, suicidal ideation, self-harm, addiction, …

BODY CONFIDENCE

Body confidence is a major component of self-esteem. It involves the way you consider your aesthetics and the physical aspects of ‘you’. It’s no surprise with the constant lifestyle and beauty expectations that the majority of young women would change something about their body or appearance if they had the opportunity- myself included. Don’t get …

MENTAL HEALTH DAYS

Those two words- ‘MENTAL HEALTH’. It’s simple, you either understand or you don’t. I think many would be surprised at the daily struggles that many of us actually go through- obviously, to different extents. People usually describe this term with a long-list of illnesses that sound big and scary if you haven’t experienced or witnessed …

ROLE MODELS

It was always one of the questions asked at school. “Who is your role model?” or “Tell me about someone who you look up to”. Back then, it pains me to admit I looked purely at the materialistic things. For a short while I thought happiness came part and parcel with money or being ‘pretty’. …