All posts tagged pressure

Palm oil isn’t the problem- it’s consumerism

If you cast your memory back to the weeks leading up to Christmas 2018, you may vaguely remember the controversy of Iceland’s banned TV advertisement starring a cartoon orangutan who […]

Why Valentine’s Day should be just like any other day…

He loves me. He loves me not. The clock strikes 4 o’clock in the afternoon and you’re still wandering why you haven’t yet received that text from your lover inviting […]

Margate: The Ultimate Stay-cation

If, like me, you are mere seconds away from tears at all times of day and haven’t slept properly since mid-June, perhaps you need a break. You’ve been dreaming of […]

New Year, New Bae?

With the new year upon us, it is easy to get freaked out about not having achieved enough, and setting goals that we subconsciously know we will never follow through […]

Making time for third year-nostalgia

Like most of us, I spent a couple of weeks at home over the holidays. One topic of conversation was proven unavoidable. When I just met somebody, when I saw […]

What Brexit Blinds

It’s fair to say that British politics has never seemed so chaotic. Surrounded by roaring tunnels, punctuated by the incessant howling of the London Underground, I have spent many an […]

Personal Platform: ‘Anorexia’

I was only twelve. I was overwhelmed. And it’s a story that we know all too well: of the little girl who learns to hate herself because of what she […]

How To Cope With Being Single When All Your Friends Are In Relationships.

Your social media feeds are blocked up by an endless traffic of your friends’ loved up selfies. The very sight of them either makes you want to be sick, or […]

Tormented – A Poem About Eating Disorders.

I’m a war unto myself, gambling away my health, Raging mood swings, feeling faint as my head swims- From lack of food An empty void occupies my tummy; my days […]