Organ donation, and death in general, can be a really difficult topic to discuss with friends and family, but it's more important than ever to discuss your organ donation preferences with your loved ones. In this post, I want to explain how to talk to loved ones about your preferences, and clear up some misconceptions… Continue reading Let’s talk about: organ donation
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I am due to enter my final year of university in September, and the impending sense of being thrown out into the big bad world has me thinking about job prospects and my future. I'm studying Adult Nursing, so it's likely I'll never struggle to find a job given how short-staffed the NHS is. However,… Continue reading Will I ever afford my own house?
This year, I'm trying to set realistic and specific goals, and I'm turning to my lovely readers to hold me accountable! When I sat down on New Year's Eve to reflect on 2020 and set my goals for this year, I decided I would be kind to myself while setting goals that are kind to the world around me. After all, 2020 was hard enough on us all.
It can be hard to contribute positively to your community and the world when you're studying or working full time. However, giving time and money to good causes isn't the only way to make the world a better place. Here's some ideas for easy ways to make the world a better place: 1. Donate blood… Continue reading Easy Ways to Make the World a Better Place
Since moving to London, I've been to two beauty festivals. I attended "Superdrug Presents" in Shoreditch, London, last month, and the "Glamour Beauty Festival" over the weekend. Now I'm spilling the tea for my readers. Superdrug Presents was overall a really good experience. While there were queues for pretty much everything, there were plenty of… Continue reading Beauty Events – Are They Worth the Hype?
When I finished school, I went straight to the University of Stirling to study Law LLB. It was an absolute dream come true, especially since Stirling was my first choice university and I had been incredibly stressed for months about whether or not I would get the grades I needed at A-Level. I had really… Continue reading Why I dropped out of university
Need to save money but don't want to sit at home, bored? Simple! Have a no-spend weekend. The concept of a no-spend weekend is simple; spend no money on take away food or activities during a weekend and instead do free activities to fill up your time. It's a great way to save money, and… Continue reading No-spend Weekend
For anyone who's been lucky enough to avoid the internet drama that spawned from Tess Holliday's cover shoot for Cosmopolitan magazine, thank your lucky stars. The photo of the American plus-size model, who is a UK dress size 26, sparked backlash with many claiming that her being cover star promoted obesity. However, the backlash over… Continue reading *That* Cosmopolitan Cover
Know someone who loves to travel? Here's the perfect gift guide for them! For a flight or long journey, why not get them a travel pillow or some travel socks? They'll be well used by any avid traveller! Sass and Belle have a gorgeous "world map" collection, which includes luggage tags, passport holders, cushions, and much more! The… Continue reading The Ultimate Gift Guide for Travel Lovers