Becoming a writer

I felt like I needed to start the lifestyle section of my blog and wanted to open it with a little bit about myself and how I came about creating my blog. It all began only a year ago when I entered the stage of my teenage life where I was forced to make decisions…

Happiness

I decided to write a post about something that I have recently found, and that is happiness. In the last year, I spent a lot of time feeling very stuck. I was stressed and confused and I didn’t know who I was and who I wanted to be. Growing up isn’t something that is easy…

Announcement!

I am very excited to announce that I have officially become a blogger for the Birmingham Hippodrome. I am currently a musical theatre student at a performing arts college in Birmingham and I am hoping to go to university next year to study journalism. I came across this fantastic opportunity to combine both of my…

World Mental Health Day

Today on the 10th of October 2014 it is world mental health day; I wanted to draw attention to this as I feel mental health is an issue that regularly goes unnoticed. In the UK it is a fact that the most common cause of death for males is suicide. I believe the reason for this…

Great expectations?

Emma Watson has shown this week that she is an inspiration for all. She recently gave an eloquent speech at the UN women HeForShe launch campaign which inevitably went viral as her words spoke the thoughts of many men and women around the world. She talks about how the word “feminism” is frequently used incorrectly and women are…

Why we need role models

  “Even though we don’t admit it, every single one of us aspires to be like somebody, whether they live in the world today, within the bard’s lyrics, or on the pages in the library.” –Evan Meekins There’s a lot of controversy about people having role models. Role models serve as an inspiration and encourage…

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