I have a very distinct memory of being absolutely beside myself as child. My mum, being concerned with my emotional outburst (and probably not knowing what else to do) asked me to write down what she could do to give me a happy life. I stopped crying and began to put pen to paper, my … Continue reading Happy?
In an age of social media, and constant connectedness- we're sadly becoming more and more disconnected from the wisdom and insight of the older generation. It's no secret that life is a lot different compared to what it used to be. But what was it really like - and what can we learn? The first man … Continue reading Maybe It’s Because Their Parents Didn’t Let Them Climb Trees
I was on the train travelling back to Loughborough yesterday evening. I had to take a few unexpected changes due to delays, but I was grateful in the end that it resulted in some very chance and interesting meetings with others. The first person I met was a graduate student who studied in Manchester. We were sat … Continue reading Why Corbyn Makes A Great Leader: The Strength of Personal Conviction
I posted recently about my newest challenge! Training for triathlon! So far it's been a blast! And actually last week I was so keen on reaching the adrenaline high that I thought I might be getting addicted... I pushed through every wall, every barrier. If the coach said you could stop early if you felt … Continue reading Too Hard Too Fast
About 5 days ago I was out on my usual Saturday long run. About 4.5 miles in I had to stop because my knee was so painful! For those of you who don't know I have been training with triathlon recently and upping the training quite a bit. I have been getting quite excited about … Continue reading Set-backs or Set-forwards?
Hi all! This has been quite a difficult issue to write about so bear with me. I think it's fair to say that we all have a desire to be known, to be loved for who we are. However because of this, I think many of us are led, sometimes, to pretend that we are something we're … Continue reading Freedom to Change