10 ways to embrace your feminine energy

The fighting feminist in me wants equality but I believe that femininity isn’t about equality but about recognising and embracing our different strengths. I am consistently flitting between between wanting to be an independent strong single traveller (boyfriend? I don’t need one of those!) and a 1960’s housewife (look what I cooked for you dear,…

Stitched

*** Walking around with pretty Loreal eyes but something behind them is broken all the mascara in the world cannot force your eyes to be open Throw-away necklaces and bracelets sparkle bright, dazzle and glisten all the pretty earrings you own do not mean your ears will listen Seeing the world through shutters too scared…

Stop being so bloody sensitive

*** I love your sensitivity nurture it, it’s a treasure like a superhuman power said noone to anybody ever You’re upset oh no- I must fix this- you’re broken, please don’t cry these tears make me uncomfortable supress them, make them dry A perfectly natural display of normal human behaviour is seen by some as…

Why I shaved my hair: a journey of self-discovery

Anyone who knows me knows how much I like to change my hair, but I never thought I would ever want to take the decision to shave it all off.     However a few months ago I started to receive some ‘signs’ (spooky) and the more I thought about it the more sense it made to…

5 amazing facts about video gaming

Last year I listened to a podcast which opened my mind up to video gaming. Previously something I had no interest in and only associated with a way to pass time, I have now found all these super amazing benefits to gaming which I want to share with you all! They can improve mental health…

5 modern day free luxuries

Is luxury exclusive and reserved only for the elite? Is it something we can experience ‘one day’ or only on special occasions? Is it something we must work hard for to feel as if we deserve? The readily-available images on social media nowadays highlight further social inequality. To millions of people around the world most of…

3 kitchen ingredients to make more than 14 amazing beauty products

More and more of us are choosing to switch to more natural beauty products. There is a growing market for organic, simple products with extracts of nature in them. To find out why read A brief exposure of the beauty industry. A few years ago I received an amazing birthday present. It was a recipe…

Are we all addicted to sugar without realising?

The ‘reward’ hormone dopamine changes our brain activity and makes us want more and more of the substance Sugar is up to  8 times more addictive than cocaine I first realised I could be addicted to sugar when I returned to Malaysia this year and found that I could not finish a savory meal without…

A brief exposure of the beauty industry

Some facts Magazine models have a detrimental effect on women’s self esteem and body image (2)  leading us to believe that work on our beauty is a work in progress, never complete. These insecurities lead to British women spending £300 billion a year on cosmetics and over a lifetime spending £40,000 on their hair and £100,000…