Everyone's talking about what they're learning through Coronavirus, about themselves, about their families, about the world. How priorities and values are changing, the worth of people in societies are changing. Like postmen and shelf-stackers weren't valuable before? Like people didn't know that downtime was necessary, sleep was glorious and that it's okay to stop for … Continue reading Three outcomes of Coronavirus
It's a Friday afternoon, 6pm, pitch black outside, and I'm cosying up on my sofa with a couple of candles lit and gentle music in the background. I'm feeling quite sorry for myself today because a light cold that started just before New Years has recently turned into a horrible cough after a couple of … Continue reading 12-01-2018 NLP and a personal journey
I’m a writer, I’m a poet, It’s a gift, they say, I know it! Helps me fine tune all the voices All the questions all the choices Running through my busy brain: Sorting crazy from the sane. Helping me to find a way When I’ve had a rubbish day. But today the words won’t … Continue reading Writers Block
(A post written for the Mancunion - The Manchester Uni student newspaper). Definition: someone who is interested in exploring veganism and experimenting with vegetables in new ways, but not quite ready to commit. Been having some affectionate thoughts about vegetables lately? Perhaps you’ve been wondering about alternative sources of protein but you’re not quite ready … Continue reading #VEGCURIOUS ?
Optimism, to have hope, to believe that the good will overcome the bad in some way, shape or form. Sometimes optimists can get a bad rep for wearing rose-tinted glasses, and believing the best in a person or situation, even though you get let down time and time again. It may be seen as … Continue reading The strength in optimism
There are so so many social media presences out there who are spreading the word about nutrition, fitness, mental-welbeing and health; I think it's absolutely great that there are people campaigning and inspiring all over the world, encouraging everyone else to start conscientiously being healthier. I know there's a very large part of the population … Continue reading Let’s make ‘healthy’ mainstream with media
It's so important nowadays to evaluate all the information you learn in the media and think about what bias it has. We're over-exposed in this world to too much information and unless you know how to sort through it all, process it correctly and learn about the dangers, it could really affect your life in a bad way. This post is about learning how to learn in today's crazy world and how important it is to be aware of all the influences you're under so you can make your own informed decisions.