Faith, Travel

Go for it!

‘Be bold and courageous. When you look back on your life, you’ll regret the things you didn’t do more than the ones you did’. H. Jackson Brown Jr. Stepping out into the unknown and doing something new can be daunting. Whether it’s moving to a new place, starting a business or applying for a job, […]

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Work & Study

Time in Lockdown

“Now is the time to be productive, better yourself and put your time to good use! ” – this message seems to be one of the most prevalent throughout lockdown period. I have personally found this focus on self-improvement pressurising and burdensome. It has been more helpful for me to spend time doing what I […]

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Faith

The Unpredictability of Life

The recent pandemic has got me thinking about how unpredictable life is. This is not something that anybody prepared or planned for. All over the world, people made plans which had to be cancelled- from holidays to weddings and birthday celebrations. Families have quickly been torn apart. Loved ones have been rushed into intensive care […]

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Faith, Friends & Family

Can Faith and Striving go together?

A friend and I were talking recently about the pressure society places on us to be ‘accomplished’ and have boxes ticked off like getting a ‘good’ job, buying a house and getting married, by a certain age. We agreed that this pressure is unhelpful and we agreed that working towards our own goals at our […]

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Travel

Au Pair in France

Ever wanted to stay in a foreign country for a long period of time, learn a new culture or a new language? If so, working as an au pair may be a good option for you. I had the opportunity to spend 5 weeks this summer working as an au pair in France. Here is a bit […]

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Faith

Trust God

As Christians, God instructs us to trust him. He tells us not to worry or to fear but to remember that He is in control. However, most of us would probably agree that this is a lot easier said than done. I was in a situation recently when I felt extremely overwhelmed and trusting God […]

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Travel

What not to do in Rome!

Travelling guides usually focus on what you should do when you visit a new place. However, I recently travelled to Rome with my Mum and sister and  although we had a great time, there were a few blunders we made that we could have avoided. If you are looking to visit Rome, don’t make the […]

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Travel

Why travel to Normandy?

Are you thinking of travelling this summer? If so, I am here to suggest a less talked about holiday  destination… Normandy! When travelling to France, Paris is usually the most talked about attraction, so much so that we often forget how many other beautiful regions the country has to offer. Last summer I had the […]

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Travel

Top tips for your next trip

Many of us love to travel- whether it be to take a break from life’s usual routine and explore a new scene or perhaps an occasion simply arises which demands a few nights away from home. I’m fortunate enough to have been on a few travel trips in the past few years and along the […]

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Faith

A Thankful New Year

As this year comes to an end, many of us are starting to get ready to welcome in a New Year. This often involves reviewing the previous year and setting goals for the year ahead. ‘New year, new me’ is a phrase people like to use to signify a fresh start… a new chapter. Everyone […]

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Work & Study

5 Reminders for Young Working Adults

As a young employee, I can sometimes feel down and discouraged when navigating the challenges of the workplace and my career. It’s easy to lose perspective and get caught up in the relentlessness of it all. It’s so important that we remember the 5 following points: 1. Relax- you are doing fine Being goal-oriented and […]

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