Looking After Your Mental Health During the Social Season

We all know how taxing December and the festive period can be on those who struggle with their mental health. The pressure to show up, the anxieties of making small talk with family members and the post-high lull that can push the best of us into a chocolate-eating, 2018-fearing, Netflix binging state.…

The 21 Year Old and the Empty Brain

Today I’m taking a step away from the ye olde first-day-of-the-month positivity dance that most of us bloggers do (which is great unless you’re 1. not feeling very positive or 2. don’t feel like putting a face on and pretending). Instead of sharing how my April went in my usual format (if you…

Reasons It’s Okay To Crave A Quiet Life

Lately, I’ve noticed that more and more of us are turning away from the aspirations of being a career shark, juggling one-hundred different hobbies and events and basically not stopping. We seem to be embracing the idea of a slower, quieter life, perhaps without all the bells and whistles that are sometimes sold to us. To…

Let’s Chat | A Tough Two Weeks

Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | Pinterest | Bloglovin’ LIFE. It goes up and down, but sometimes a lot farther down than we expect. After a short absence from all things BKY and Instagram and Twitter and… they’re my main guys actually, I’ve balanced out my headspace and suddenly the future looks…

Taboo Talk | Anxiety

Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | Pinterest Anxiety. You can’t sleep, you can’t concentrate, you feel irritated by anything and everything. You might be aching, you might feel sick, you might feel like you’re going mad and you’re stuck in a loop within your own mind. You think people are…

Dealing with Feeling Overwhelmed

Feeling overwhelmed? I’ve been there. Whilst I wish I had all the answers (for my own gain and for yours) I only have a few. These few are the steps I tend to take (but not always – I’m still learning) when I feel overwhelmed – with like, with work, with expectations.…

Morning Pick-Me-Ups (For When You’re Down)

Lately I’ve been feeling a little down. Not the cheeriest start to a blog post, I know, but everyone has days or weeks where they feel stuck in a rut, down in the dumps or just a little unsatisfied. Usually I can get of these rough patches within a few…