The Characters at the Gym

Once you start becoming a regular at your local gym, it’s awesome. You feel and look better and it slots right into your routine. However there are also a few things we can observe once we start going frequently, like the characters. They are at every gym but there’s also individual characters to every gym….

University Life: Making it Engaging for Students

In 2017, after almost 6 years in the University system, I have noticed how things seem to be getting less and less engaging for students. I have written about this before: however I am going to get even more specific on how universities, and specifically lecturers and tutorial teachers can improve the experience and make…

The Communication Conundrum: Re-Learning How to Speak

Interviews can be terrifying if we do not know quite how to speak to people As we get older and leave school, we realise quickly that the way we speak to our friends is not going to cut it in business or higher level situations (such as talking to lecturers at University – although it may…

Vegan Vibes: It’s Not A Competition

I went vegan in August of last year. I am the first to admit I have not been perfect and have made heaps of mistakes. However it has been the best lifestyle change I have ever made. I feel more justified in my love for animals. I feel healthier, happier, more in control of my…

How to get Started with Healthy Eating

Disclaimer: I am not a doctor. Please see your GP if you are confused about any part of your health. This is simply tips taken from my own experience. It will add years to your life. It will insure your body for the future and help you recover from illness. It’s something we should have…

10 Braggy Reasons to Work Out

Losing weight, gaining strength and toning up are not the only reasons to work out. They’re very good reasons, but here are some others  you may not have thought of that will give you the motivation to lace up today. 1. Everyone loves a humblebrag – while Debbie is smashing pizza at work and offers…

Turning Elitist Criticism Into Better Writing

When you are just beginning as a serious blogger and writer, criticism can hurt more than it should. This post is your wake up call to use this criticism to your advantage. You’ve spent all week working on an interesting and informative blog post, and the first comment you get is about a small spelling mistake…

Celebrating Little Love

Little Love is glorious. It’s being completely enamoured in the other person, and knowing they feel the same way about you. Love is not needing any more from the other person than what they can give in spades, such as love, trust and compassion. However, TV programs love to glorify anything over the top, and with…

The Importance of Dads

Disclaimer: This is an opinion piece. I understand everyone has had different experiences with parenting.  This is a post trying to raise awareness of the struggles single dads go through. Discrimination against dads as legitimate parents has been going on too long. Coming from someone who was raised by her dad from the age of…

How to Deal with Reoccurring UTIs

Disclaimer: I am not a doctor. This is all advice off personal experience and talking to others in a similar situation. If you are suffering from a serious UTI/cystitis please see a doctor ASAP. Okay ladies let’s get serious. Have you ever had a urinary tract infection? It’s a horrible realisation that washes over you…

The Silver Lining: Becoming Grateful

Let us be grateful to people who make us happy, they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom. – Marcel Proust Sometimes there is a series of events that makes you very grateful with where you are in life. The past few months have been humbling for me and I am extremely thankful…