Now, in a teenager’s life social media is ubiquitous; a constant harassment on their lives, with messages and pictures bringing them to a state of tears for pointless, meaningless junk. Why endure the trauma of social media? The most received response is ‘I can communicate with my friends.’ Really? Is that enough of a reason? … More What’s the Point?
Positivity isn’t about just smiling at someone in the corridor. It’s about being genuinely uplifted and pleased with life. Sometimes, it seems like you can’t be positive. If you’ve had repeated negative or traumatic experiences, it takes a toll on your mental health and how you see the world. Some days, I feel downhearted enough … More How to be Positive
Somewhere, in a distant land, or just round the corner of your house, there is someone on the streets: scared and afraid. But when you meet them, they’re not what you think they are on the outside, judging from stereotypes and first appearances in their shoddy, weather torn clothes. They’re like you and me, but … More Under and Between the Stars
Don’t you hate not getting your “to-do” list done? Don’t you hate getting distracted from your list of things to do? Well, this article will hopefully help you stay a bit more organised… Turn your phone off when you need to get stuff done Your phone can sometimes really distract you from getting stuff done. … More Much Ado About “To-Do Lists”
I sit here. All alone. Forever. Just around the corner, or right by your door. ‘I used to be your neighbour.’ So the sign says. The sign I hold by the floor. The checked T-shirt I wear, worn right down to the seams. ‘I used to be your neighbour.’ So the sign says. The sign … More The Sign
A few months ago, on 10th October, World Mental Health Day took place. It seemed fitting to reflect on this, and to publish this article (albeit late) to coincide with Mental Health Awareness Week. This event probably drifted straight over most people’s heads, as mental health isn’t something we usually discuss. In fact, it is … More Let’s Talk About Health
Instagram is like marmite: you either love it, or you hate it… If you are unfamiliar with Instagram it’s a social networking site where you post pictures and videos on an account; you can socialise with your friends; like and comment on pictures; even follow your favourite celebrities. For some people, this is a good … More The Trouble with Instagram
Humans really love meat. They love it, but it is torture to animals and uses up loads and loads of resources. Humanity’s meaty diet is the result of many plants and trees being cut down – many people do not know this. We keep 23,000,000,000 chickens, 1,500,000 cattle, and 1,000,000,000 pigs and sheep… just for … More I Love Torture
Are you excited for Christmas? Well, I am too! When Christmas comes along, of course there is always going to be a lot of parties! Parties are amazing; the food, the CAKE, everything. However, when you have Christmas parties, you have to have some games, but can you always think of some that are different … More Christmas Games for All!
One of the best presents everyone dreams for is a puppy, as it is a great Christmas present! People always love babies, so why are puppies different? Another good gift idea is a kitten if you prefer cats over dogs – I’m sure you would sure love it! Although, it has to be said, this … More Top 5 Xmas Gifts?