Lifestyle, Student/PR

From ‘I can’t’ to ‘I can’ in 3 & a half years

It's not often I get personal on here, but today I did want to write about something that means a little more to me. The main reason for me somewhat cloaking my personal life on my blog is because I'm not really a big lover of talking about myself, and I'm particularly not one for… Continue reading From ‘I can’t’ to ‘I can’ in 3 & a half years

Student/PR

What an EGG teaches us about social media… Again

I recently wrote a post on what an egg can teach us about social media, concentrating mainly on its [social medias] superficiality - proven by the fact that a stock photo image of an egg became the most liked photo on Instagram in a matter of days, dethroning arguagly the worlds most famed 'influencer' -… Continue reading What an EGG teaches us about social media… Again

introvert in PR
Student/PR

You don’t have to be Samantha Jones to work in PR

"Oh, you work in PR? You must be like, super loud then" "You can't be quiet and work in communications!" "If you're not confident, you're not going to make it"  "But isn't your job just like, socialising?" "You're an introvert? You won't do well here..." I'm not usually one to succumb to the agg of… Continue reading You don’t have to be Samantha Jones to work in PR

Lifestyle

Three steps to happiness – how to cope when you don’t feel ‘good enough’…

*Warning: there's a bit of a personal post incoming. If you're along for the ride of my PR journey (the highs, the lows and the bare ugly truth of it all) then you're in the right place. If you visit my blog only for my insights into the industry of public relations, and would rather… Continue reading Three steps to happiness – how to cope when you don’t feel ‘good enough’…

#InternationalMensDay
Lifestyle, Student/PR

#InternationalMensDay – my top 5 PR inspirations

You may remember my post from last year, Women in PR - my top 5 inspirations, in line with #InternationalWomensDay. And, given today is #InternationalMensDay, I thought it only right that we 'hear it for the boys' too. Now during my career, I've come across a lot of influential and downright amazing people in the… Continue reading #InternationalMensDay – my top 5 PR inspirations

results day - pr and lifestyle blogger
Lifestyle

Everybody is a genius

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

postgrad depression
Lifestyle

Postgrad depression is real – here’s how I combat it

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

me-time
Lifestyle

Why is ‘Me-Time’ Important?

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?

Lifestyle

The Art of Finishing University

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

Lifestyle

Getting my Voice Heard

I've been writing from an early age (and by early age I mean writing stories on our computer with the dial up modem when I was about 7 years old) and I've always loved it. So, why am I studying PR and not journalism? Wouldn't that be more my style? Maybe, but when I started uni… Continue reading Getting my Voice Heard