My dad always said humans did our best thinking on the toilet because we aren't thinking. I don't know if that's entirely true, but I know for a fact I'm not the only one who has, in fact, been taking a shit and then they've suddenly had the best idea of their lives, even if … Continue reading So, You Want To Be A Writer: Tips, Tricks & Ideas Vol #10
I think that the world is filled with pointless laws – many of which are outdated, or serve no one (or worse, serve the wrong people). For example, I strongly believe that abortion is something that should be legal in each country, and each state within that country. I believe this for so many reasons … Continue reading Pretty Woman
This is my eighth year as a teacher. There are days I love my job so much I couldn’t imagine any other; and there are days I wonder how any teacher makes it to retirement. There is an incredible amount of never-ending unrealistic expectations thrown on teachers, and our teaching strategies and curriculum content are … Continue reading 5 Things You (Probably) Don’t Know About Teaching
If you completed last week's exercise, and organised your stressors, I hope that worked for you. I hope you were able to identify any common denominations and themes that became more obvious once committed to paper - maybe some were things you weren't even originally aware of, or didn't quite realise just how much it was … Continue reading Cause Here We Are Again: Your Mindful Journey Vol #2
We've done me. We'll still do me, I guess, but time's are a-changing, and you've seen my mindful journey. You've seen me list that I knew something was wrong, and didn't do anything. You saw the excuses and justifications I gave, without it ever changing one solid fact: I was sick, and I didn't know why. … Continue reading Cause Here We Are Again: Your Mindful Journey, Vol #1
— Trigger and Content Warning — Like with the “Friendship Breakup” series, over the next few weeks, I’ll be answering commonly asked questions surrounding, specifically, Dr Ford and the entire fiasco that we just watched. The three sections I'll be heavily focusing on will be: #ButWhyDoesn'tSheLeave, #ButDon'tYouWantToGetBetter, as well as #WhyIDidn'tReport. As this topic is of a … Continue reading #ButWhyDoesn’tSheLeave: But Johnny Depp Is The Victim, Goddamnit! And Amber Heard Is A Lying Golddigger!
I usually prefer tacking individual reasons and subjects for each blog I write. I want them to mean something – therefore, each article is written with a specific purpose. I use anecdotes where possible to help personalise the message, but recently I’ve been fighting the same battle – that I’m not listing enough reasons as … Continue reading Reasons Why The Feminism Movement Is So Fucking Important