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Alexandria

Alexandria is a twenty year old student, living and studying in the bustling city of London. When she's not studying; you're sure to find her travelling, writing, discovering new cuisines & dancing the night away.

Healthy Vs. Unhealthy Social Media Habits & Body Positivity

I’ve touched on the subject of body image, and how body positivity can turn sour before; since then, I’ve discovered a whole new aspect to social media, in which women support other women being put down on particular accounts in the name of body positivity. The accounts sole purpose are to ‘reveal the truth’ on celebrities and women, by posting their best pictures and their un-deited ‘worst’ pictures side by side, in order for other women in the comment section to ridicule them and subsequently feel better about themselves.

What Should A Feminist Look Like?- Here’s What I Learned At A Women’s Leadership Conference

Last week, I got to attend a great women’s leadership conference held at my university, in which I got to meet many students across my university who were passionate about feminist issues, and external speakers like Helen Pankhurst- granddaughter & great-granddaughter of Sylvia and Emmeline Pankhurst, noteworthy members of the British Suffragette movement. Whilst I definitely enjoyed the event and

How To Celebrate Valentine’s Day When You’re Single

Many people seem to have the idea that Valentine’s Day is a holiday, reserved only for those who are loved up- my thoughts? Loving yourself on Valentine’s Day is of equal importance (or maybe a little bit more). As singletons, we’ve been conditioned to sit on our lonesome, watching chick-flicks and sobbing over the romantically staged images we see across