LEARNING THE POWER OF POSITIVE THINKING (ON MY NEGATIVE DAYS)

LEARNING THE POWER OF POSITIVE THINKING (ON MY NEGATIVE DAYS)

When I woke up this morning, I was not feeling particularly positive. SHOES | DUNGAREES (similar) | TOP (similar) | GLASSES You see, I am ~almost~ ill … View Post
GETTING THE HANG OF UN-OVERTHINKING

GETTING THE HANG OF UN-OVERTHINKING

I am a Jedi-master of overthinking. I am fantastic at it, fanatical about it. Overthinking is my jam. It is what I was put … View Post
FALLING BACK INTO PLACE WITH MY BEST FRIEND AFTER THREE YEARS OF HARDLY SPEAKING

FALLING BACK INTO PLACE WITH MY BEST FRIEND AFTER THREE YEARS OF HARDLY SPEAKING

When I was 16 I met a girl that, in a matter of hours, became one of my best ever friends. She had thick black … View Post
WHY I WILL ALWAYS CALL OUT INTERNET TROLLS (EVEN THOUGH I’M ‘GIVING THEM THE ATTENTION THAT THEY CRAVE’)

WHY I WILL ALWAYS CALL OUT INTERNET TROLLS (EVEN THOUGH I’M ‘GIVING THEM THE ATTENTION THAT THEY CRAVE’)

Normally the first thing people say to me when I share messages sent to me by internet trolls is ‘just ignore them, all you’… View Post
ANOTHER DIET, ABANDONED.

ANOTHER DIET, ABANDONED.

“I need to go on a diet” I thought to myself last Sunday night as I got off the scales having just found out … View Post
WHY I TOOK A BIG STEP BACK FROM INSTAGRAM

WHY I TOOK A BIG STEP BACK FROM INSTAGRAM

In a move so shocking it rivalled the Asda-Sainsburys merger announced last month, I decided a couple of weeks ago to combine my two … View Post
DRINKING WHEN YOU HAVE ANXIETY

DRINKING WHEN YOU HAVE ANXIETY

We have all, at one point or another, woken up from a night of drinking and experienced some form of anxiety. As we piece … View Post
WHY I DIDN’T GO TO UNIVERSITY

WHY I DIDN’T GO TO UNIVERSITY

Last month I was invited back to my old school to talk to a group of sixth form students about what it’s like … View Post
GIVING UP SMOKING: TWO MONTHS ON

GIVING UP SMOKING: TWO MONTHS ON

Yes, yes, I’ve given up smoking. Well done me. I’m amazing. No really, I am. I really, really am. Nearly two months … View Post
HOLIDAY ROUND-UP: WHAT I READ, WORE AND USED IN BARBADOS.

HOLIDAY ROUND-UP: WHAT I READ, WORE AND USED IN BARBADOS.

If you follow me on Instagram you will know (and be incredibly be annoyed) by now that I have been in Barbados for a … View Post
THE PRE-HOLIDAY PANIC: LET’S DISCUSS IT.

THE PRE-HOLIDAY PANIC: LET’S DISCUSS IT.

What it is about the prospect of a holiday (read: what promises to be the most relaxing week of your entire year) that has … View Post
I DIDN’T LEAVE THE HOUSE FOR A WEEK AND THIS IS WHAT IT DID TO ME.

I DIDN’T LEAVE THE HOUSE FOR A WEEK AND THIS IS WHAT IT DID TO ME.

I have spent a lot of time in the house over the last week and it’s utterly fucked me up. I’m a … View Post
DEALING DAY-TO-DAY WITH IBS

DEALING DAY-TO-DAY WITH IBS

Hello, I’m Em and I have IBS. No big secret, I talk about it all the time. Why, I reasoned, should I have … View Post
I’M THE ONE THAT DOESN’T TEXT YOU BACK. I’M SORRY, THIS IS WHY.

I’M THE ONE THAT DOESN’T TEXT YOU BACK. I’M SORRY, THIS IS WHY.

Receiving a text message in 2018 is nothing like it was in 2008 and I miss 2008. You’d catch me back then on my Motorola flip … View Post
GETTING BETTER AT SELF PROMOTION & TOOTING YOUR OWN HORN.

GETTING BETTER AT SELF PROMOTION & TOOTING YOUR OWN HORN.

The very thought of self promotion sends shivers down my spine. I wouldn’t be capable of tooting my own horn if someone rammed … View Post
MY EXPERIENCE WITH THE MIRENA COIL

MY EXPERIENCE WITH THE MIRENA COIL

Two Sundays ago I celebrated five years with my boyfriend. I also celebrated two years with my mirena coil. I am still unsure as … View Post
TALKING ABOUT ANXIETY WITH HEAD TALKS – TIME TO TALK

TALKING ABOUT ANXIETY WITH HEAD TALKS – TIME TO TALK

It’s time to talk. For a long time I didn’t talk about my anxiety, I was nervous of it, frightened of it, … View Post
WEARING TROUSERS WHEN YOU’RE JUST NOT THAT GOOD AT FASHION

WEARING TROUSERS WHEN YOU’RE JUST NOT THAT GOOD AT FASHION

Historically, trousers have scared me, I feel safest in jeans. Despite the fact I often find myself lusting after the more exciting lower halves … View Post
HOW TO DEAL WITH NERVES: FOOLING PEOPLE INTO THINKING YOU’RE CONFIDENT.

HOW TO DEAL WITH NERVES: FOOLING PEOPLE INTO THINKING YOU’RE CONFIDENT.

We all know what it feels like to be nervous. From exams to job interviews to first days, new dates, scary phone calls, big … View Post
WEARING A LANYARD ROUND MY NECK AND ALL THE OTHER STUFF I DO THAT’S JUST NOT COOL.

WEARING A LANYARD ROUND MY NECK AND ALL THE OTHER STUFF I DO THAT’S JUST NOT COOL.

I think I’m quite uncool. And I think I’ve come to this realisation about twenty years too early. This is normally the … View Post