Recently, due to the never-ending cycle that is our lives at the moment, I have been trying to include some positives in my journaling. I choose twenty of my most treasured photos, each that represent a positive memory, printed them out and stuck them inside my journal. I have made a goal for myself, that … Continue reading The Power of Photo Journaling
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With everything that is going on in the world at the moment, I thought I would share my thoughts about the current #blacklivesmatter movement. It saddens me to be writing this post today, as I feel in the year 2020, it should not be a necessary post to write.
Throughout the coronavirus outbreak, I have been working hard to create as much uplifting content as possible. But, I also wanted to share thought provoking content, in as much an entertaining style as possible. With this, I have been creating a series of graphic novels, depicting social and racial differences in modern society. This piece … Continue reading Veronica…
We have officially reached that time of year when chocolate goes on sale and lonely hearts ache for attention. I had the pleasure of spending this Valentines Day with friends in University (yes, that unfortunately included Valentines Night!), laughing and joking about past relationships and everything in the subject of love. This time of year … Continue reading Spread the ❤️ this Valentines Day
It's officially 2019, and with 2018 finally behind us, we can only hope that this year will be a good one! I am not one for new year's resolutions, as I feel that every year is just the same as the last. But I have made a 'pact', shall we say, that I will not … Continue reading A Happy New Year!
I have come to realise that I have not actually been posting as much as usual. Sorry about that, what can I say? Student life gets to you eventually. So I thought to kick off the first post of many, I would write a poem (much like the first post I ever did on this … Continue reading First post in a while! (Sorry about that)
What is happiness I hear you say?What helps us smile on those dreary days?What sends a tingle through our bones? What helps us talk in cheerful tones?You must look within yourself when times are blue, because happiness is a thing that lives within you.
In my 20 years, there was no harder moment than when I decided to tell my parents about my rape. For almost a year I kept my thoughts and emotions to myself, refusing to tell a soul. I wish I could tell you that it was easy, the best thing I had ever done, but … Continue reading How to open up about your sexual assault
The truth is, I hate my life. I wake up every morning wishing it was my last. I kiss my family goodnight and pray that I won't wake up the next morning. I wish that I wouldn't have to live another day, won't have to suffer anymore. Because every day is a battle. I spend … Continue reading The Truth