10 Ways to Find Motivation and Stay Inspired

Pick up ideas from listening to peoples conversations. Evesdrop. Pay attention to the world. Ideas are all around us. It’s just about discovering them. Visit a new shop or location. Different places generate different ideas. Read books. Short stories. Long novels. Just read. Take a break and do nothing. Sometimes you need to recharge; for fresh thinking….

Self Fulfilling Prophecy

“A self–fulfilling prophecy is a prediction that directly or indirectly causes itself to become true, by the very terms of the prophecy itself, due to positive feedback between belief and behaviour.” Basically, without sounding all formal and psychological, it means that you’re more likely to unknowingly cause a prediction to come true because you expect it to…

30 Things I know About Life.

I don’t have years of experience nor do I know a great deal of life. Some may argue that being 19 means I don’t have much to say. I’m still learning. But here’s a thing (or 30) I know about life so far. Coffee is great. In fact, a day-changer sometimes. You don’t have to…

Half Empty or Half Full

The expression ‘Is the glass half empty or half full’ has been highlighted for many years, as a way to distinguish a pessimist from an optimist. The meaning behind the expression emphasises our way of standard thinking. Be it positive or negative. Optimistic or pessimistic. Misguided hopelessness or practical realism. Our ability to reflect on life and the opportunities…

Why I Write

I write as a form of expression. To articulate my thoughts; both past and present. My words are for myself, though I hope to connect with others. I write for those who can’t. For those with limited expression and articulation. For those who can’t find the words. I write to bring some sense to the…

Results day, UCAS and University

It was results day the other day; and although I’ve completed my a levels last year and have an unconditional offer from university, I can sympathise with those who would have woken up in apprehension. Even though I have my place guaranteed, I had felt a little anxious on Thursday, as the whole prospect of…

Nineteen Things I’ve Learnt In My 19 Years.

Today is my 19th birthday. Since i’m nineteen today – [wow, nineteen. I’m an adult. I mean, yes, I was already one for the past 365 days but this is getting serious. I have questions. Like, can I still ask for a child ticket when travelling by the bus? Can I still watch disney movies?…