No post this week, as I've just started a new job and I'm figuring my life out a bit. Normal process resumes again next weekend. Also, I made this: I think it's funny and tragic, "Like" and share if you agree! Have a good week everyone.
When I'm on the internet, I like to open a million tabs. I scan websites haphazardly, skimming over them and not always reading them in order. I like to look at the page like a whole picture, scrolling up and down until I find a piece I want to read. A lot of the time, … Continue reading 3 Ways to Browse Mindfully and Make Your Internet Better
Bonus Poem: I was reading different articles about Greta Thunberg, and the startling difference in opinion towards her, like Britain's democracy crisis, inspired me to write this: "The Greta Thunberg Divide" Disillusionment and crisis. Mocking and idolising. The people and the parliament. (and the People stuck in the middle.) Confusion and clarity. Capitalism and charity. … Continue reading “The Greta Thunberg Divide” – Bonus Poem
This week the UK has been in political turmoil. It's two easy words to type: political turmoil, but it encapsulates so much chaos and confusion. There's disinformation, there's bias, there's complexity. There are people on every side who think that their opponents are "the bad guys". It's manageable one minute, and devastating the next. And … Continue reading 5 Simple Rules To Solve Brexit Divisions
There's a shortage of validation for mental health. For most people, the advice they get when they are struggling is generic, archaic, unhelpful, not relatable, or all of the above. If you've been through this yourself, or have tried to help someone else, you'll know it's often hard to know what to say outside … Continue reading My Top 6 Easy Tips for Awesome Validation in Mental Health
It's a short post this week, as I've been away for a music festival and am also starting a new job this week. I am doing better at posting something every single week. It's been made a lot easier by having a job that allows me regular Monday to Friday hours, and I hope I … Continue reading Can Persistence Pay Off For You, Specifically?
This week I wanted to write about the fine line between finding yourself, and escaping from yourself. It's hard to put into words, so I hope this poem makes sense. Pains ( A Glittering Gown) Are you depressed or are you deep? Inspired or insane? Going through a bad time or growing through a bad … Continue reading Does Belief have Limits? (feat. a poem)
Trusting myself enough to build habits and build a life and care for myself isn’t easy or simple. It takes resolve and power that you might feel you never had. You might feel you never earned the right to decide that you matter and deserve to exist. That's an impossible argument; there’s no objective way … Continue reading When Self-Care Feels Futile, Remember This
Quick post this week, I’m getting to be very busy! These are the main causes that I consider important when buying ethically: veganism - if a product involves animals, they are going to be extremely vulnerable to exploitation, whether it is meat, milk or egg. human trafficking - it's not well-known yet, but slavery is still … Continue reading I Avoid These 8 Things When Shopping Ethical
Ethical consumerism is a tricky beast. On one hand, you want to buy ethically and not contribute to exploitative tax-avoiding planet-killing companies. On the other, you only have a limited budget and time, and the alternatives can be hard to find and expensive. https://youtu.be/OagTXWfaXEo Fear not, for your efforts are meaningless! To be exact, your … Continue reading 3 Ways To Make Ethical Consumerism Make a Difference