Things I Was Taught Wrong Growing Up

We hear it in movies, read it in books and learn about it in school…the way you are raised ultimately affects who you become as an adult. Often, the values your parents live by become your own, the stories of their past become your guide to the confusing puzzle that is life and the advice […]

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Skin Struggle Series Note 3: Fading Acne Scars

My battle with acne finally came to an end as I left my teen years, but that excitement was soon overshadowed by the beginning of a new battle; getting rid of acne scars. Acne scars develop as a result of repeated inflammation caused by breakouts, which damage the skin’s collagen. Thinned out scar tissue then […]

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Skin Struggle Series Note 2: Best Skincare Products for Sensitive Skin

In my first note in this series I talked about the skin issues I deal with and how hard it’s been trying to tackle them. Ever since going to see an aesthetician around six weeks ago, I’ve been following a strict regime (even when coming home drunk after a night out-now that’s determination) and for […]

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Calling Bullshit on Adulting

When asked how I am, there are two words that consistently come to my mind; ‘stressed’ and ‘anxious’. Ninety nine percent of the time I bite my tongue, as I am desperately trying to get myself out of this constant state of unease. Yet, whenever I talk to close friends (usually after a glass of […]

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