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The University Experience: What to expect when you’re expecting

Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com September. It can be scary, anxiety provoking and also downright exciting, especially if this is the year that you're heading to university. It's definitely not the only pathway and it's definitely not the pathway for everyone. Lots of people that I know have done extremely well for themselves without ever… Continue reading The University Experience: What to expect when you’re expecting

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I understand Lewis Capaldi now…

So what's a girl to do? My thinking now is not to think. I am only focusing on the very next thing, whether that is finishing my cup of coffee or cooking some pasta.

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Life-olation (yes, I'm going with that)

With the pressures and anxiety keeping up with the news, carving out some time for yourself is the ultimate necessity. Forget pasta, forget toilet roll, you need to take care of yourself at the moment.

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Guest Post | My Mum, Amanda Davies | India 1985

The year was 1985, when my Mum was 15, the year of Back To The Future, Walkmans, scrunchies, and powerful shoulder pads. However, it was also the year of Hope '85: Operation Self Help Schools Farm, where a group of youths would be sent to India on behalf of a professor ...

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Interview | Claudia and Asifa, London’s Exotic Jewels

We can all take something away from Claudia and Asifa's story - to take care of your mental health, to not be defined by your barriers, to bring beauty and joy to the world or to do something, no matter what size, to try and make planet a better place to be.

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Ableism – what’s love got to do with it?

I am here to tell you as an undeniable fact that disabled people have romantic relationships. It might not always look like The Notebook, but it's definitely real.

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Survival Tips for 2020

As 2019 draws to a close, it is safe to say there have been a lot of ups and downs. For me, I leave this year in a different fashion to last - I leave with a different body, a different sense of self and a different perspective on the world. I have will leave… Continue reading Survival Tips for 2020