This post is dedicated to my dear friend Laura, who has been forced way out of her comfort zone but who should know that being comfortable is not weak; in fact, embracing what you really need right now is strong and extraordinary and something to be proud of.
The start of this month marked the milestone of living alone for a whole year. Here's what those last twelve month have taught me.
"The thing is, I know I want to make something of myself and work hard doing so; but as what, I don’t know. I have ambition, but that ambition is not defined."
What if you are neither Actively Looking, nor Happily Single?
Today I'm writing about writing, and asking for some advice. How can you write about relationships, exes and dating without crossing that private line?
This post is, admittedly, self-indulgent, and is more for me than you. But if you fancy getting some ideas for your own goals, or you feel like being nosey, or even want to hold me accountable, then feel free to read on.
This time of year brings out some intense feelings, and it's important for me to remind myself of the good, and focus less on the bad; to celebrate the haves, and ignore the have-nots.
When it seems like everyone under the sun turns into the Lord or Lady of Christmas Cheer at this time of year – when all you see are adverts full of excess and happiness and excitement and magic – it's so hard to accept that you're not quite feeling it this time around.
Listen to my first ever podcast appearance! I talk all things art and culture with Amy Harwood on her show, Art And Stuff,
And there I was. On a date with a wall.