One of the many benefits I get from journaling is the opportunity to take a break and be in the present moment. By placing my phone out of reach, I try to avoid any digital distractions and instead, focus on my inner feelings and connect with my external surroundings. When I begin my journaling session, … More What would you like to do more of?
I’ve been feeling lost. It began about three months ago, when my first year of university was complete, and the long summer commenced. Despite my love for the visual arts and turning to creative outlets daily for pleasure, I wasn’t feeling the same passion for my course as I once did. Although the pandemic had … More What challenges are you currently facing?
Over the summer months, I’ve rarely been setting an alarm. Since finishing my first university year back in June, I’ve appreciated those moments of extra rest after going to sleep a bit too late at night. But that doesn’t mean the routine has suited me very well. Those late starts to the day have become … More What does your ideal morning look like?
A short while ago, myself and my partner Nathan left our home in Bristol and escaped for a week away in West Wales. We stayed at my parents’ holiday cottage: a renovation project that began when I was very small. After 14 years of having the building as a part of our family, plans have … More What are you most grateful for at this moment?
Curiously, I don’t remember inviting depression and anxiety into my life during my early teenage years and yet they have been frequent visitors ever since. It was only a short while ago when these unwanted guests made their appearance and I found myself, once again, feeling heavy. Admittedly, I am a rather emotional being, but … More What is something that you love about yourself?