Tag Archives: generation y

30 Signs You’ve Lived in London Too Long

You proclaim with glee how cheap everything is as soon as you’re 10 miles north of Watford You find yourself telling your parents that they haven’t lived until they’ve tried sourdough pizza You spend £12 on a Whole Foods salad for lunch and die a little bit inside You roll your eyes every time you get […]

Imposter Syndrome & Not Being “Interesting”

I’m fairly sure that everyone has these days. Days where they feel blurred in the background, like the real you just isn’t being seen. When everyone on social media seems to be having big discussions and you can’t think of one measly tweet. You’re not especially sad or miserable. In fact, you’ve got it pretty good […]

Miss Representation

The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don’t have any.  – Alice Walker This quote introduces the documentary Miss Representation on Netflix. The film examines the mainstream media’s depiction of women, and how this contributes to the lack of females in positions of leadership. It’s something I genuinely feel […]

The Women Who Inspired Me in 2015

HAPPY NEW YEAR FOLKS! I have a cheeky 2015 in review post to put up soon, but for today I’m taking a leaf out of Emma’s amazing post to do a quick shout out to all of the fantastic women who inspired me in 2015. Even though it’s technically a little late, but what you […]

7 Things I Learned from Big Magic, aka the Big Game-Changer

I was at the London Book Fair earlier this year when I first came across Big Magic. The huge poster that Elizabeth Gilbert’s publisher had put up on their stand caught just about everybody’s attention with its eye-popping fluorescent colours. This book was clearly going to make a statement. I didn’t get my hands on a copy until […]

9 Ways to Motivate Yourself to Exercise When You’re Really Really Lazy

Obligatory new Nikes Instagram…. Hello! Regardless of the above photo, I have had a lacklustre few weeks when it comes to exercise. There are so many little false beliefs that keep telling myself, e.g. “it’s been so stressful with the house move”, “I’ve got too many work/social commitments to deal with”, “getting up early to exercise will just […]

Interview with the Comparison Coach, Lucy Sheridan

Anybody who tells you that they’ve never compared themselves to other people is lying. LYING, I tell you! We’ve all been there, whether it’s the beautiful holiday photos, or the excitable new job Facebook status, or your colleague’s amazing opportunity that you feel you deserved more. Comparison effortlessly shows up in our daily life, and social networks give us […]

Higher Selfie Review

It already feels like a month ago (sorry for the mini blogging hiatus!), but a couple of weekends ago I had the privilege of attending the very first #HigherSelfie event – a spirituality “un-conference” held in collaboration with Lululemon UK. You might be wondering a) what the hell an un-conference is, b) what a “spirituality” […]

Unsubscribing from ‘Fitspiration’

I’ve been thinking for a while now about what we see as ‘fitspiration’, especially when it comes to measuring our goals and successes online. My views on selfies have always been mixed. While I don’t like the way that our culture has normalised this particular breed of narcissism (plus I need serious help when it comes […]

Interview with Spiritual Life Coach, George Lizos

Hello everybody! It’s time for my monthly Q&A with one of my online wellness buddies. This month, I’m pleased to introduce you to George Lizos. George is a spiritual life coach, who spends his days working at the next desk over from me – he’s a lucky guy, what can I say – and his evenings working as […]