While I was planning this post I decided to research hauls. I wanted to know why people watch them. Is it nosiness? Trying to get ideas? Do we just like comparison? Psychology seems to favour comparison, unfortunately. People may watch these videos or read posts and compare their lives to the luxury lifestyles portrayed online.… Continue reading Back to College Stationery Haul
I love a good stationery haul post. I've never written one, but when I see one pop up on a feed, I have to read it. I'm probably nosey, definitely stationary obsessed and I just love seeing all the cute things other people buy. But I've been thinking. Why does nobody ever show what they… Continue reading Back to College Stationery Anti-Haul. Reuse and Revamp
If you have been following me for a while you know that I had set six goals for the summer. If you don't know that I wrote a post about it in May and you can read it here. This week I want to review them and share some stuff I've learned. One of the… Continue reading Revisiting My Summer Goals
Okay, obviously I'm joking about the living part. I spend a lot of time online though. I mean so much that I'm too scared to look at the app on my phone that tells me exactly how much. I don't even know what it's called. But you know what, it's not so bad. That does… Continue reading 6 Ways to Make Social Media a Nice Place to Live.
I really like my houseplants. They do make me happy. This summer I have been trying to propagate some of the succulents and I have enjoyed seeing their progress and learning something new. But does that mean that the plants themselves contribute to my wellbeing? Could I replace them with crafts or colouring books? Perhaps… Continue reading Do Houseplants Promote Wellbeing?
Are you even a Harry Potter fan if you don't know what house you are in? Well yes because I am a fan and have been since I was seven years old but I only took the quiz today. I remember when Pottermore came out. I was really excited and I'm not sure what came… Continue reading I Took the Sorting Hat Quiz
I had been really looking forward to this book coming out. For those of you who don't know, the Hormone Diaries: the Bloody Truth About Our Periods by Hannah Witton is a book about our lifelong hormone journey from puberty to menopause. Hannah Witton is a Youtuber, who makes videos about contraception, periods, body positivity,… Continue reading Book Review: The Hormone Diaries by Hannah Witton
A few months ago I wrote a post about the 5 most common questions I get asked as a psychology student. I get asked a lot of questions when I say I study psychology because everyone has heard of it. Sociology not so much. I only get asked one question, what is sociology? Sometimes people… Continue reading What is Sociology?
Fun fact about me, I collect quotes. Those quotes come from books, poems, TV, movies, sometimes real people. When I hear one that clicks with me I write it in a notebook. Sometimes I draw it. It's probably not a surprise to you that I love words. It doesn't matter if the person saying them… Continue reading 10 Lessons (with quotes) from Pop Culture for When You Need to be Your Own Hero.
While this article is aimed specifically at students, it is applicable to anyone who frequently feels like they are failing at something. Hey we've all been there! On the 17th of June 2019 at 8 am, I received the results of my third-year exams and I passed everything. The night before in my mind I… Continue reading Feeling Like You Have Failed is Not the Same as Failing.