It is National Apprenticeship Week 2019! I am relatively new to the world of apprenticeships, but I wish when I was looking at my career options there were a wider variety of people sharing their own experience.
I haven’t blogged for a while, in between starting new jobs and other things I hadn’t had the time. It has however given me time to think. My last post was talking to my younger self. I guess this follows that theme slightly! How many of us envisioned what our lives would be like when … Continue reading Plans change
Sadly, I’m gonna go ahead and assume we all have a part of our appearance we do not like. I am writing this post because after doing some research I couldn't find much about it- not in the way I wanted put it across anyway. Like my other blogs, I write about topics that interest … Continue reading Our appearance
I was in two minds about writing this post. My initial thought was “People won’t want to read that, they’ll think the topic is gross.” Funnily enough though, once I’d shaken off my stupidity and immaturity, these thoughts led to me wanting to write about it more. If you think the topic is gross, I … Continue reading Period Poverty
Soap operas – love them, or hate them? I think we can all be a little judgemental of soaps, there seems to be mockery and snobbery surrounding them. It is easy to jump on the bandwagon of claiming them to be a little bit ‘naff’ without actually watching a full episode. Perhaps we have caught … Continue reading Tackling real life issues in Soap Operas
On the 14th of April 2018, I had the absolute delight of attending ‘Katie Piper: What’s In My Head’ at the Palace Theatre in Southend. If you’re reading this and you’re going to attend one of the dates on her tour and wish to go in not knowing what to expect, I guess you should … Continue reading ‘Katie Piper: What’s In My Head’ Live Show – Recap & Review
Hands up. How many of us are constantly looking to the lives of others, often our relatives, and questioning where we are at in our own lives? Having recently turned 23, I always thought I’d have a whole lot more figured out. I look at my parents, nans and grandads, aunts and uncles, and I … Continue reading We are not our previous generations – and that’s OK.
How many of you have heard those familiar stories? ‘Student goes to university, student spends their loan in one week on booze.’ ‘Student gets assignment, student drinks and parties and doesn’t complete the assignment until the last minute.’ ‘Student spends time sleeping rather than doing anything valuable and time worthy.’ ‘Student attends university simply to … Continue reading Before you judge students and graduates….
Despite my previous posts relating to the topic, my entire blog is not aimed to focus solely upon mental health. I have several ideas about things I am going to write about, but when a friend of mine suggested this being a topic to consider I thought it would be interesting! Let us rewind 100 … Continue reading Social Media and Mental Health