You won’t be everyone’s cup of tea and that’s okay.

The photo of the cup of tea above is how I take my tea. I take it with almond milk, no sugar. Now I’m sure there are a lot of you for whom this tea is just very wrong and you have different tea preferences. Each tea drinker thinks a different shade of tea isContinue reading “You won’t be everyone’s cup of tea and that’s okay.”

A note on why comparison doesn’t work

So today is A level results day in the UK, the day when teenagers all over the country receive the results of their final exams of secondary school which dictate whether they get into the university of their choice. I’ve been sat reflecting on my own “results day”, this day two years ago, and thisContinue reading “A note on why comparison doesn’t work”

Take a moment to celebrate your achievement before beginning to chase the next one

As highlighted in my previous posts I’ve been worrying a lot about the future and how I’ll achieve future goals, and it’s occurred to me today that often we become so obsessed with writing out lists of goals and plans for us to complete, that we actually end up just hopping straight from one goalContinue reading “Take a moment to celebrate your achievement before beginning to chase the next one”

I want to be able to say, “I did it my way.”

Recently I’ve become increasingly aware of how much attention I give to what others might think of my life. In fact I’d say that a good 50% of my worries are related to what others might think, and I stress the might! Frank Sinatra had a brilliant song titled ‘My Way’ in which he lookedContinue reading “I want to be able to say, “I did it my way.””

What would I do if I knew I had only two years left to live?

I recently began listening to a podcast called Not Overthinking created by two brothers Ali and Taimur Abdaal, and I came across one of their episodes called ‘How would you spend your time if you knew you’d die in 2 years?’. Before even listening to the podcast my mind was beginning to answer this questionContinue reading “What would I do if I knew I had only two years left to live?”

20 Things I’ve Learned In 20 Years

To round of my birthday celebrations and to celebrate the start of my blog I thought I’d do a ’20 things I’ve learned in 20 years’ post! I’ve been through quite the mental health journey in the past 10 years that has taught me a lot about how to manage difficult feelings and my goalContinue reading “20 Things I’ve Learned In 20 Years”