LITTLE THINGS THAT I DO TO MAKE ME FEEL MORE CONFIDENT

LITTLE THINGS THAT I DO TO MAKE ME FEEL MORE CONFIDENT

Confidence is such a funny thing. As far as I am concerned there is nothing more attractive in a person than confidence, there is … View Post
BEING AN ADULT IS ABSOLUTELY NOTHING LIKE I THOUGHT IT WOULD BE.

BEING AN ADULT IS ABSOLUTELY NOTHING LIKE I THOUGHT IT WOULD BE.

“Great, that’s my council tax sorted for this month!’ Welcome to the mind of a struggling freelancer upon receiving a paycheque. Where I … View Post
WHY DOES NO ONE LIKE ME?

WHY DOES NO ONE LIKE ME?

When I was at school I was totally convinced that no one liked me. I felt often that I was too big for my … View Post
GETTING A GOOD NIGHT’S SLEEP: THIS WORKS DEEP SLEEP STRESS LESS.

GETTING A GOOD NIGHT’S SLEEP: THIS WORKS DEEP SLEEP STRESS LESS.

Never before had I experienced problems sleeping. My teenage years of being able to sleep through ’til noon carried on through into my twenties … View Post
ACCEPTING ANXIETY.

ACCEPTING ANXIETY.

How long have I suffered with anxiety for? I don’t know. A therapist told me that I had it about four years ago. … View Post
HOW TO STOP PROCRASTINATING… MOSTLY.

HOW TO STOP PROCRASTINATING… MOSTLY.

I procrastinate. In fact, I procrastinate so badly that this post has actually been on my to-do list for about seven weeks and the … View Post
WHY I WILL NOT DIET. EVER.

WHY I WILL NOT DIET. EVER.

Obviously I hate diets. The very notion of them totally epitomises everything that I despise about society circa 2017. They are a huge part of … View Post
I’M SCARED TO WALK MY DOG

I’M SCARED TO WALK MY DOG

I find walking my dog absolutely terrifying. There is very little in this life that makes me happier than making Bua happy and yet … View Post
WE NEED TO GET MEN TALKING ABOUT GYNAECOLOGICAL HEALTH

WE NEED TO GET MEN TALKING ABOUT GYNAECOLOGICAL HEALTH

Today marks the start of Gynaecological Cancer Awareness Month. This month you can expect to hear all things vaginas from Pretty Normal Me as … View Post
LEARNING THAT I AM ENOUGH

LEARNING THAT I AM ENOUGH

How many times do you shy away from possibilities? How often do you bite your tongue for fear of sounding stupid, or let an … View Post
FESTIVALS: TOTALLY LOADED WITH EXPECTATION

FESTIVALS: TOTALLY LOADED WITH EXPECTATION

‘Glastonbury is so amazing, you have to go’.  A sentence that I repeat time and time again to friends looking for a good time … View Post
STOP LETTING TIREDNESS CONTROL YOUR LIFE

STOP LETTING TIREDNESS CONTROL YOUR LIFE

Daily I find myself complaining about how tired I am. I use it as an apology, perhaps when I feel that I am lacking … View Post
23 THINGS IN 23 YEARS

23 THINGS IN 23 YEARS

Top (similar): http://bit.ly/2tB7iSE Dungarees: http://bit.ly/2uVebhT Shoes (black): http://bit.ly/2uMXKnn Sunglasses: http://bit.ly/2vxQidn On … View Post
BOOK PUBLICATION: THE HIGHS AND THE UNEXPECTED LOWS

BOOK PUBLICATION: THE HIGHS AND THE UNEXPECTED LOWS

This week has been insane. On Thursday my first book: Can I Speak To Someone In Charge? was published (I will shut up about … View Post
IF IN DOUBT, RUN AWAY. (EVEN IF ONLY FOR A MINUTE…)

IF IN DOUBT, RUN AWAY. (EVEN IF ONLY FOR A MINUTE…)

I’ve run away. Perhaps due to the fact that I never even attempted it as a child and feel that I’ve somehow … View Post
THE MOST IMPRESSIVE DINNER PARTY I’VE EVER THROWN: RECIPES & INSPIRATION

THE MOST IMPRESSIVE DINNER PARTY I’VE EVER THROWN: RECIPES & INSPIRATION

Yesterday was Alex’s 24th birthday and on Saturday night I threw him a surprise party to celebrate. Not only have I never pulled … View Post
PLEASE, PLEASE, PLEEEASE GET YOUR LEGS OUT.

PLEASE, PLEASE, PLEEEASE GET YOUR LEGS OUT.

June has been outrageously hot. The weather of the last week has been particularly scorching, with temperatures touching nearly 40 degrees in London on Wednesday. … View Post
EQUAL RIGHTS AND COFFEE – DITCH THE LABEL

EQUAL RIGHTS AND COFFEE – DITCH THE LABEL

“Divided we fall. United we stand.” No more disempowerment. No more prejudice. No more bullying. TOP: Ditch The Label SKIRT: Asos SHOES: Superga That’… View Post
ONE MONTH UNTIL MY BOOK COMES OUT: PRE-PUBLICATION ANXIETY.

ONE MONTH UNTIL MY BOOK COMES OUT: PRE-PUBLICATION ANXIETY.

I don’t remember the last time I didn’t have butterflies. In my stomach I mean, not in the house. I don’t … View Post
CREATE AN ALTER EGO AND ADORE HER

CREATE AN ALTER EGO AND ADORE HER

Loving yourself is an annoyingly difficult thing to do. Whether it’s a full blown affair or just the simple act of paying yourself … View Post