I was COMPLETELY AND UTTERLY inspired by Kate at Reading Through Infinity for this post. Her post was just so funny + engaging + interesting and I wanted to do it so bad. Plus, I feel like I haven’t done an ‘about me’ blog post in so long. ON WITH THE FACTS: 1 // I… Continue reading 25 bookish facts about me
Note: This article was previously published on a fantastic site, The Olive Fox. After it closed down, I decided to republish it here, to remind myself how to deal with panic attacks, and in the hope that it might help others. I’ve not posted on Instagram for a few weeks. I’ve had a very busy… Continue reading How To Recover After A Panic Attack
I’ve made it to a quarter of a century. 25 looks a lot different to how 14 year old me imagined it to be, but different in a good way. I’m doing a PhD in a subject I love, I kick anxiety’s butt on a daily basis, I wrote a book (and found my lovely… Continue reading 25
I love words. Obviously, you may say. After all, I’m a writer. But words are so much more than…words. They have a magic kind of power. Some people pick words for a year ahead–a word that they will strive to live by. I love that idea. Unfortunately, I couldn’t choose one. After all, words are… Continue reading Words I live by
One of my goals for 2018 was to travel more. There are so many awesome places in Europe that are a short plane ride away, and I want to see them all. I utterly loved my trip to Edinburgh last year, and when my friend suggested we go to Amsterdam, I was 100% up for… Continue reading Three days in Amsterdam
I don’t know why, but I see my anxiety as an incoming tide–constantly swelling & receding. That idea kind of comforts me. It didn’t used to comfort me. It used to torment me. I used to see it as some sort of defect–that I couldn’t ‘get over it’ + put it behind me. That I’d… Continue reading A wave of anxiety
Sometimes, life can get a little hard. I have been pretty open with my anxiety on this blog, and I’ve found that making a little list of things that have made me smile every now and again can really help me calm, take a deep breath and enjoy life. 1 // I saw Black Panther.… Continue reading 10 things that have made me smile lately.