Advice, Life & Stuff

Learn to enjoy your own company.

It's so easy to depend on others to make us feel good but sometimes we need to turn to ourselves to do so. Feeling alone can be really shitty at times, when you feel like there's no one there for you - someone who wants to be there you, it hurts... BUT sometimes, being alone… Continue reading Learn to enjoy your own company.

Advice, Life & Stuff

Changing my mindset, going back to how it was. 

Ever since I went into year 12, my first year of college (well sixth form)  I felt like the positivity was sucked out of me. From someone who used to smile all the time and cheer people up to someone who was down all the time and just wanted to cry - boy things changed.… Continue reading Changing my mindset, going back to how it was. 

Life & Stuff, My Teenage Struggle

In a battle with myself.

It can be so hard sometimes to keep yourself focused on all the things you should be happy about and grateful for. Yet it's so easy for your mind to wonder to a place elsewhere, that leaves a lump in your throat and your heart in despair.  It's a constant battle with myself sometimes. Especially… Continue reading In a battle with myself.

Life & Stuff

“Why I hate school-but love education.”

Child of Cynicism

There are estimated to be seven commonly accepted types of intelligence. Our Education System is thought to measure only one.

Now almost 16 and in my GCSE year, I feel just as much hatred for the institution as ever before. My saving grace, the one motivation that drives me forwards, is the hope I have for a career in Neuroscience.

But I can’t help but think that if I wasn’t as strong willed and single minded as I am-and have nearly always been-that the education system would have failed me without a shadow of a doubt.

It happens to children every day. Not just your typical teenager who would rather be in bed watching Hollyoaks and drooling over the current-and quite frankly sickeningly cliché-boyband, but those with a much deeper outlook on the world surrounding them. It seems as if these children, some of which whom bring with them some…

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