Nobody ever moved forward by standing still, and similarly, nobody ever made noise by remaining quiet. In order to move mountains, you need to have the courage to push. And in fear of sounding a bit like a motivationalist, I'm going to say things in simpler terms. I think that Nike's 'Just Do It' ad… Continue reading Answering the difficult questions: Nike’s latest ad – bold or poor?
Amid ongoing concerns around Influencer marketing and the way in which ads are presented, Listerine - or more so its parent company Johnson & Johnson - has landed itself in the belly of the beast this week. Within just weeks of an investigation being launched surrounding Influencer marketing and how transparent bloggers need to be,… Continue reading #BringOutTheBold or #WatchTheChaosUnfold? – The ups & downs of Influencer marketing
I did great in my GCSEs, but my A-Levels? Not so much. And for a long time I let myself believe that my grades were vindictive of my intelligence and my abilities. Now, its GCSE results day today, and I couldn't let this day pass without saying something. Without expressing my own take on this occasion… Continue reading Everybody is a genius
I couldn't not talk about this. It caught my eye in the news this week that a scheme in Oxford called Greater Change is trialling 'homeless QR codes in London'. It works by giving a homeless person a barcode which they should wear around their necks on a lanyard. Then, the 'ever-so-busy' passer by can… Continue reading Scanning homeless people – has the world gone completely mad?
It seems like an age ago now since I was a third year student. (It was actually no longer than 3 months ago, but that's what working full time does to you!) Nevertheless, I can't seem to escape discussions surrounding dissertations and final year even now. Whether it be via tweets or questions from friends who… Continue reading So, what’s it really like writing a dissertation?
The rumours are true, postgrad depression is all too real and doesn't it half stupefy you when you start working full time. The sudden realisation that, well, 'this is it' is profusely overwhelming when it finally does hit you. (Which it doesn't, for quite a long while by the way.) Since my last day of university… Continue reading Postgrad depression is real – here’s how I combat it
If your life runs on a jam-packed schedule (like mine often does), it can be hard to find the time to indulge in a little TLC. Trust me, I know how that feels right now. However, as i'm faced with increasingly bad skin and temperamental mood swings i'm beginning to realise just how important it… Continue reading Why is ‘Me-Time’ Important?
I kinda' kept it on the "down-low" on this side of my life (by 'this side', by the way, I mean my career and my blog etc.). My friends on the other hand would be astounded to say the least to hear this as I haven't actually stopped talking about it for a good week… Continue reading 21 Things i’ve Learned in 21 Years
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Never before (in my whole, whole life) have I finished whatever I had been doing with my day - whether that be work or something else - and thought "oh I have nothing to do now." My me-time is often plagued with the thought that I should be revising or completing assignments. I mean, even in summer… Continue reading The Art of Finishing University