A Young Girl’s Battle With Time and Societal Norms

The sentence that comes after this one is the truth, it has not been written for the sake of having dramatic effect, nor is it meant to have some kind of deep, meaningful value. One day, I quite literally woke up and realised time was getting away from me. I could’ve sworn I was sixteen […]

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Seventeen lessons of 2017 that will be cherished in 2018

As with most years, 2017 was filled with ups and downs, but one thing that truly sets this year apart from others is how much it taught me about life! I think a big reason for this was my turning twenty-two, as it brought with it the terrifying realisation that I am no longer even […]

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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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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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