I turned 25 in a different country. I'd like to say it was some life-changing event, but it wasn't. That isn't to say it wasn't a nice experience. It simply wasn't what I expected. Whilst I did not feel a dramatic sense of change I did feel an immense amount of mediocrity. It was as… Continue reading The Quarter-life crisis.
Iceland, 2014 / © Sébastien Van Malleghem The wall is impenetrable. It surrounds the cold abyss of my broken spirit. My heart is in pieces and I can no longer go on. Pushing away all who dare come close, despite myself I crave for comfort. Someone to make the pain go away and fill me… Continue reading Despite Myself
2019 is here and with it comes the dreaded question "What are your new Years Resolutions?". As I've grown through the years I've never really found the need to Make resolutions for the New Year. If I fail, does it mean I wait another year to reset my attempt? Why wait for the New Year… Continue reading 3 life hacks to ace your New Years Resolutions
It's like this slow encroaching pain that seems to leave me as fleetingly as lovers do. The flow and ebb much like the sea, I am drowning in emotions I long ago buried and can no longer escape. Similar to the rattling bones of an ancient burial ground it haunts me. I cannot sleep without… Continue reading The Dark
The Christmas season has been and gone. Christmas is the time of year where all the seasonal festive movies are trending on TV and on Netflix. Now whilst, It is the New Year (we just took down our Christmas decorations). There was one Christmas film I watched that gave me some food for thought in… Continue reading It’s been a long time since I watched a Rom-Com… but it’s the Holiday! (Pun intended).
The concept of finding yourself is an interesting one. It is referred to in many 90s films and often depicted by a woman who is exasperated with her love life. She makes a journey (usually to somewhere tropical e.g. Eat, Pray, Love) in order to 'find herself'. Even most Disney films are a journey of… Continue reading What does it mean to find yourself, and what are 5 steps to being ‘found’?
Acceptance and Self-love. They really go hand in hand. Coming up to almost a Year until my last relationship, I can honestly say I feel at peace. Today whilst sharing my blog with a new friend I was asked the question "Are you over your ex?". My first thought was not... 'It's complicated' nor was… Continue reading The final stage of a break-up.