Rebellion: The Challenge of Being Yourself

January, the month of rain and being poor, is thankfully nearly over. Over the past 12 months, I have finished my masters in English Literature, travelled, and interned twice as a writer. It’s taken some time, but I have become more comfortable with myself than ever before. I have embraced my inner nerd that loves…

The Value of Jewellery

The value society places on jewellery is an interesting one. There is, quite literally, the monetary value we place on jewellery. Then there is the sentimental and emotional value. Proceeding value, however, is the fashion of jewellery and the impact it has on how people view the wearer. As an example, diamonds, once upon a…

7 Bands That Kick Ass

With political tensions rising over Brexit, Trump, and Kim Jong Un, distractions sound pretty good right now, but in the form of kick-ass music, they sound pretty damn awesome. Music influences our moods just as the weather does – when we need to smile and dance, we all know a song that will get us there.…

Are Wellness Philosophies Needed?

Wellness philosophies, or lifestyle concepts, are a recent trend for lovers of wellness. Japanese ikigai and Danish hygge are just two examples that modern lifestyles seem to demand and deem necessary for living longer and happier. The way the world is going, we need all the positive help we can get. Below are the wellness philosophies recently uncovered and trending.

How Stereotypes Are Ridiculous And Boring

Body positivity is a hot topic in the news. From curvy models to hairy celebs, our society is slowing changing it’s impossible beauty standards. There is still a long way to go, however, as shown in the recent headlines, either congratulating or dismissing the brave people going against social norms. One headline is about Natalie Nootenboom, 16…

6 Trendy London Cafes

Coffee is great. Coffee is amazing. Coffee is life. I may be a slight fan of coffee. It is one of my only sins and I indulge myself mercilessly with the dark, silky smooth beverage. Living in London, my addiction to coffee has only grown, alongside my exposure to countless incredible, gorgeous cafes. Check out the…

6 Genres To Escape Into

Whether you are an avid reader or believe the existence of books is solely for film adaptations, there is a book for everyone. Every topic known on this earth has been written about, including space, bananas, romance, swords, kinky boots, and so much more! Below is a tiny sample to encourage an initial toe-dipping venture…