Life

Following my personal and professional life as a twenty-something muddling her way through life post-university.

I don't have one passion

Accepting that I have more than one passion

4th August 2020

My friend sent me a TED talk the other day where career coach Emilie Wapnick explains Why some of us don’t have one calling or as I’d put, why I won’t ever pick just one passion. It will probably come as no surprise to you that I was a child who was always busy. I […]

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side hustle

How to successfully have a side hustle

21st July 2020

Most people I know have a side hustle alongside their day job. It usually relates to one of their passions and allows them to have some creative freedom to do whatever they want! If you don’t know, I work full-time in Marketing at a publishers in Cambridge. Yet, alongside my job I: Run this blog […]

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starting over after a break up

Is a break up an ending or a new beginning?

7th July 2020

If you’ve followed my blog for a while, you’ll know that in January I went through a break up.  It was tough and it wasn’t my decision to end the relationship, but I know now that it was the right decision. I wrote about how the break up initially felt like a failure here and how […]

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working for free as a writer

Practical things you can do as a writer working for free

18th June 2020

I’ve had countless discussions with friends and followers recently about the issues surrounding working for free as a writer, creative or influencer. Creatives are the only professionals (that I know of) who work for free – nurses wouldn’t, teachers wouldn’t and politicians certainly wouldn’t. It is incredibly frustrating. In 2012 the Guardian wrote an article […]

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relationships in lockdown

Lockdown might be good for our friendships

5th May 2020

I miss my friends. I miss them a whole darn lot. But I think lockdown might be good for all of our friendships. Relationships are a balance of give and take and it can be uncomfortable for both people when it leans more one way than another. I’ve written more about the balancing act of […]

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How to find motivation when you have none

16th April 2020

There’s nothing more demotivating than staying indoors all day, having limited social interaction, limited sunlight and limited resources or opportunities to do exactly what it is you want to do. But, how do you find motivation? Waves of emotions pour over you; it could be boredom, sadness, happiness, fear, guilt, jealously. It’s only very very rarely […]

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