Affirmations are words, phrases or statements that can be repeated in order to affect our subconscious mind. When we repeat things often enough, they become part of our identity and have the power to transform our mentality- thus making it essential that we only project positivity. Affirmations are here to motivate us. To keep us in a healthy mental space,
August through to September is a hectic period for many. With the return of the academic year and a working routine, we often feel a surge of energy and determination to get back to what we’re used to. The Sun has shifted from the energised and playful Leo to the structured and determined Virgo. Back to school shopping and cultivating
Unhealthy relationships don’t always come in the form of physical or mental abuse and overt manipulation. Losing yourself is probably the hardest red flag to spot. Relationships are great. Sharing your life with someone else is often scarily exciting, and being in love makes you see the world in a whole new light- through rose-tinted vision and the fascinating mind
Breakups can often feel like the end of the world. Heartbreak can leave us feeling helpless, as if we’re walking around with a giant wound in our hearts that nobody else can see or feel. It isn’t just mental pain, but physical and emotional- it’s a lot for anyone to deal with all at once. The good news? Everyone who’s
June through to September is often a time for reflection and of course relaxation. However, when you’re a student, prospective student or full time workaholic- this time of year can often become chaotic. With the academic year coming to an end, the following few months can be dedicated to making money and making memories. However, it’s crucial to use this
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.
The truth is, the relationships we have with ourselves are far more important than the ones we have with anyone else- yet it is the one we often fail to see the importance in more than any other. Self care and self love allows us to find time to heal and find happiness within ourselves, amid the chaos that life tends to throw at us…
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