My Week Without Social Media

It is a well known fact that social media can have a negative impact on your physical and mental health. Research has previously shown that increased social media use is associated with decreased self-esteem and loneliness and that increased time on social media is associated with the increased likelihood of developing depression. Young adults who frequently use social media have been found to have greater … Continue reading My Week Without Social Media

Letting Taylor Swift Predict My 2021: Part Two

If you read last week’s post then you will already know that this blog post is inspired by a TikTok trend that I discovered at the end of last year where you shuffle Taylor Swift’s entire discography to determine what your 2021 is going to be like. I uploaded my predictions for January through to June last week with my predictions for July through to … Continue reading Letting Taylor Swift Predict My 2021: Part Two

Letting Taylor Swift Predict My 2021: Part One

Is anybody else obsessed with TikTok?! I am not going to lie, it took me until this lockdown to finally download the app but now that I have, I cannot get enough! From book recommendations to behind-the-scenes of photoshoots to life hacks, there is always a new video for me to watch. One trend that I was particularly interested in at the end of last … Continue reading Letting Taylor Swift Predict My 2021: Part One

Is University Really The Best Years of Your Life?

Raise your hand if before you went to University, somebody said to you that you were going to have the best years of your life. *Raises hand* For most people, University is their first taste of freedom, the first time that they are fully responsible for themselves. There is nobody to tell you when or what to eat & drink, nobody to tell you to … Continue reading Is University Really The Best Years of Your Life?

I Tried Intermittent Fasting For A Week

Intermittent Fasting is a cycle of eating and fasting that is commonly used in order to lose weight, however, has also been shown to have other health benefits. It does not restrict what you can eat, only when you can eat. Commonly, those following an intermittent fasting diet follow the 16:8 rule where you fast for 16 hours of the day and eat for 8 … Continue reading I Tried Intermittent Fasting For A Week

Shopping For My Best Friend on Depop

On July 12th 2020, Maria Joynson (also known as mariajblogs) uploaded a YouTube video titled ‘Dressing My Friend‘ where she and her friend, Amy Astrid, purchased three outfits off of ASOS for each other. I was inspired by the idea and immediately messaged my best friend, Grace, to see if she would be down to let me shop for her. Grace loved the idea and … Continue reading Shopping For My Best Friend on Depop

My Millennial Life Crisis

Millennial Life Crisis was a term first coined by lifestyle YouTuber Monica Church in 2016 when she uploaded her first video to her vlog channel, Millennial Life Crisis. At the time, Monica felt like she was living in a place of unfulfillment and confusion. She had dropped out of college to pursue a career on YouTube but had yet to discover exactly what this meant … Continue reading My Millennial Life Crisis