The sense of consumerism associated with Christmas gets me down every year whenever I let myself think about it for long enough. This year, the feelings I had towards both receiving and buying bags’ worth of presents were negative enough for my family and I to agree to not do stockings for each other anymore. I … Continue reading Consumerism and Christmas: Do they go hand in hand?
Be Your Authentic Self!
I spent a number of years being cripplingly shy. I think this is disappointing for others to not be able to develop a rapport with you deeper than surface level and it made me feel awkward and embarrassed. (Out-of-focus person covering face with hands.) I used to get on and do extracurricular clubs but I … Continue reading Be Your Authentic Self!
I’m Not Who I Used to Be
Sometimes I feel an expectation to choose my path and stick to it. There are things that I categorically know about myself – I have great certainty that particular elements of my personality will never change, I will be a homeowner within the next few years and I will never have anything other than a … Continue reading I’m Not Who I Used to Be