The Gratitude Journal: April ’19

Happy April guys! A gentle reminder for this month- “we are so focused on surviving that we forget that we have survived” – Chanel James Remember all those times when you thought you wouldn’t make it through yet you survived? All those days when carrying on felt seemingly impossible? You made it through the hardestContinue reading “The Gratitude Journal: April ’19”

The Gratitude Journal: February 2019

(Photo taken by me, Spain Catalonia 2019) Isn’t it beautiful knowing that everyday is a new day? The sun rises each day to reminds us that everyday we have the opportunity to truly shape the course of our life. From the moment we wake up we get to decide how we choose to lead ourContinue reading “The Gratitude Journal: February 2019”

Heyy I’m back from my blogging Hiatus!

Hey guys, I’m not sure if anyone noticed but last month I took a break from blogging. I’ve spent the past few weeks in South Africa exploring the lovely Johannesburg and Cape Town! I’ll be totally honest, it was an unintentional break. Just as I was about to board my flight, I ended up breakingContinue reading “Heyy I’m back from my blogging Hiatus!”

Gentrification in Birmingham, UK

Over the last few years, my city has continued to undergo some drastic changes. From luxury apartments, food stores, John Lewis, and a tram system, Birmingham’s city centre is barely recognizable! Having the option to buy vegan hotdogs, or picking up a juice from Jo the Juice bar certainly beats the days of just Nando’sContinue reading “Gentrification in Birmingham, UK”

A reminder: You are not defined by your mistakes

You can’t keep holding yourself hostage to your previous wrongdoings. They do not define you but add character to your life’s story. You owe it to yourself to let go and forgive. You can’t beat yourself down about something you know better about now. That version of you no longer exists anymore. Whilst you haveContinue reading “A reminder: You are not defined by your mistakes”

You’re too Sensitive!

If you’re sensitive you’re probably well accustomed to hearing phrases like “it’s not that deep” or “you take everything so personal”. This may be true! However for us sensitive folks it’s much more complex than just simply getting over ourselves. Deciphering between whether our emotional responses are valid verses taking things too seriously is veryContinue reading “You’re too Sensitive!”

My Trip to Haiti

Prior to visiting Haiti, I already had my own preconceived notions of the country. I knew about the history of its revolution, I knew about the earthquake. I had a rough idea that western NGO’s in Haiti have done a terrible job on development. However I did not anticipate that my experiences in Haiti wouldContinue reading “My Trip to Haiti”