Late Night Shenanigans: When you’re not the best at the party.

I've been thinking recently about the things that I am grateful for. The list is vast, but sometimes I pause to give God thanks for the beautiful and amazing things that I have been blessed with, it always seems as if my mind wanders into dangerous territories. I start dwelling on the things that haven't... Continue Reading →

A New Found Fitness?!?!

During university, I put on a load of weight. Beforehand I wasn't necessarily a gym fanatic but I certainly did a lot more than I did once I begun my new chapter at uni. It got to the point that I hate looking at the group pictures I took on my 19th birthday. My diet... Continue Reading →

When the start stops

In the midst of a pandemic I'm going to write. The last two weeks have been hectic. My first year of university finishing prematurely, coming back home two weeks before easter, online studying and to top it all off, being on lockdown for at least three weeks. I'm not going to tell you the logistics... Continue Reading →

What do you want?

In a world that tells us what to be, what to like and what to do, how often do you you consider and actually do what you want to do? Not what social media tells you do, not what culture tells you to, not what your family and friends tells you to do. For me,... Continue Reading →

Unmotivated?

Yeah me too. I've been sitting in bed for the past two hours following my lectures this morning. Granted, I was tired, and had some shows I wanted to catch up on also but in all honesty I feel extremely unmotivated. It gets like that sometimes. Sometimes, like this morning, I wake up and want... Continue Reading →

Don’t be so hasty

This is a blog for me. And maybe you can relate. The meaning of hasty in the English dictionary is '[something] done with excessive speed or urgency; hurried'. Are you being too hasty with the things in your life? I know I certainly can be. We all like results, we all like the finished product,... Continue Reading →

A Few Words…

You are you. No one will ever be you. No one can ever replace you. And THAT is your STRENGTH. Love Always, Shadz xo

Know Your Worth

In many aspects of our everyday life, we do not give ourselves enough credit for who we are; a lot of us do not know our worth or sometimes fail to recognise it. If we treat ourselves as if we are worth less than we are, we leave room for self-doubt and a lack of... Continue Reading →

When things don’t quite go to plan..

Throughout my A-levels I tried extremely hard. Choosing three subjects that had little relevance to each other and without having a clear career plan it was destined to be quite a bumpy road. And that it was just that. I chose English Literature, Maths, Psychology and Biology when I started sixth form and the first... Continue Reading →

Take a breath….

Does it ever feel as if you are running a constant race? As if even if you lay completely still, you're still exhausted? Me too. Someone asked me that about two years ago, when they saw I was stuck in a constant cycle of overthinking and never getting the results I want to. I wish... Continue Reading →

So who’s going to break the cycle?

Nowadays everyone's got a lot to say about social media. Snapchat. Instagram. Twitter. YouTube. A lot of the younger generation, myself included can't go a day without scrolling through our feed, flicking through stories, liking, commenting and reposting. But is it really all that bad? It without a doubt that social media is used to... Continue Reading →

What society dictates

We live in a paper world. I don't say that to limit the beauty of creation but rather to question humanity and the arguably universal societies in which we live. Perhaps you could call this 'social satire'; it's an absolute joke. First of all, I want to address the big obsession that we as a... Continue Reading →

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