Barbie has never really been viewed favourably by Feminists. She represents very typical male-perspective impossibly high beauty standards for women. Her body is majorly disproportioned with loooong legs and boobs so big they MUST cause back problems. She represents decadent white America, teaching toxic beauty perceptions. Yet, a study into Barbie's career over the years … Continue reading Barbie as a Feminist Icon?
Officially THE fashion event of the year, the Met Gala is the time for celebrities to really show off their creativity and break boundaries. Although nothing could ever beat last year's theme (we all know I'm a sucker for Renaissance art), the Camp theme this year was fun and broad enough to get a wide … Continue reading 2019 Met Gala review
"R-E-S-P-E-C-T, found out what it means to me" - Aretha Franklin First of all, I want to say thank you to everyone who has read, liked, and shared my little blog. I have had a sudden spike in readers, and I appreciate you all supporting me and my little corner of the internet! Secondly, I … Continue reading The Life-Changing Art of Respecting Yourself
"God bless Mother Nature" - It's Raining Men, The Weather Girls Happy Earth Day! Every year on the 22nd April we celebrate the Earth and take time to consider what more we can do to help the environment. If you live in London as I do, you will know that the environment has been on people's … Continue reading Happy Earth Day!
What do I know about economics? Diddly-squat. Nil. Nothing. But this book taught me the absolute basics, and was also an enjoyable read. Can you ask for more? 'Freakonomics' is written by top economists Steven Levitt and Stephen Dubner, and was a best-seller when it came out. These two economists write about economics in a … Continue reading ‘Freakonomics’ – Book of the Week
If you are a regular reader of mine then you will know that I am a MASSIVE fan of Ted Talks. So, when I heard that an evening of Ted Talks were being held at my Uni you know that ya girl was all over it! I bought tickets not even knowing what the theme … Continue reading A New-Found Sense of Empowerment
I was diagnosed with General Anxiety Disorder a few years ago- overthinking, panic attacks, you name it. Up until recently I have been relying on prescribed medication and CBT to help me. On Youtube (where I basically live) I was being bombarded with adverts for various mindfulness apps that supposedly aided Anxiety. Due to cookies, … Continue reading Testing Mindfulness Apps to Help My Anxiety – Spilling the Anxie-Tea
I have received the odd message here and there from you guys asking about my bedtime and morning routine, so I thought I would have a go at writing the former here. This routine is the one that I do every night (when I have time). I have suffered from insomnia in the past due … Continue reading My Bedtime Routine – GRWM for bed!
I was put onto Fluoxetine (Prozac, 40mg x 1 a day) about two months ago now and I thought it was about time to give you guys an update. You can view my original post here. I was prescribed Prozac to help my mild depression and moderate anxiety disorder, as in the months leading up … Continue reading Update: Prozac, Conzac – Spilling the Anxie-Tea
Note: Sorry I haven't written in so long! My new term at Uni has started and it is 50 Shades of Cray. I have a whole list of blog post ideas to do though so if you haven't already then please follow this blog so you never miss a new post! I'm sure you have … Continue reading ‘Spark Joy’ – Book of the Week