Reading Time: 5 minutes I never would have called myself an activist per se, but I have always strongly desired peace, stability and equality. But the truth is I care. I care enough to take a stand and therefore I am an activist.
Reading Time: 4 minutes Hello, I’m Paula Melissa. And I’m a recovering people-pleaser. I said No to an opportunity that I didn’t have the time, energy or particularly want to do today. And the earth didn’t open up and swallow me. For a recovering people pleaser like myself, that is a major accomplishment.
Reading Time: 2 minutes If you’ve been with my blog and I for a few years now, you’ll know I have a little obsession with being productive. And by little, I mean big. Huge. Gigantic. And another other synonyms you can think of.
Reading Time: 3 minutes This post is the encouragement I wish I was given four years ago when I was picking up my A Level results and finding out whether or not I got into my chosen university to study my chosen course.
Reading Time: 5 minutes So, let’s discuss, are men really trash? My short answer is no. Now, I’m sure people will say that I’m biased but allow me to explain.
Reading Time: 3 minutes As a trainee journalist, when people say bad things about the media industry I feel personally attacked. I believe the media is an important part of every society. It should serve as the voice and mirror of the people, reflecting what is happening but also shouting about what should be happening. It is the belief […]
Reading Time: 3 minutes As of now, I’ve handed in four out of five of my assignments due this month. I submitted two group projects today and if that has taught me anything it’s I handle stress badly. I am a really good team player – and that’s not me boasting! And I really do thrive under pressure. But […]
Reading Time: 5 minutes Christian. Feminist. Can you be both? Are the two mutually exclusive? As a Christian, we are often taught views about women that can come across as sexist or oppressive. Often these views are ‘legitimised’ by Bible scriptures so they aren’t questioned or opposed. On the other side of the spectrum, the media tells you that […]
Reading Time: 2 minutes I’ve always wondered why people say nice guys (and girls) don’t win. Why is that? Why do we believe that? Forget bag for life, I am a friend for life.
Reading Time: 4 minutes Christmas time is definitely everyone’s favourite time of year, but I worry that people forget what the reason for this season is. This is because over the past few decades, we as a society have added things to Christmas and subtracted vital things from it.
Reading Time: 3 minutes An author described our generation as ‘lost’. Lost. Lost connotes the idea that it is gone, hopeless, disorientated. While many young people may show symptoms of this, we are not lost. We are not hopeless. There is always hope. It’s never gone too far that it can’t be brought back and amended.