Author: Lauren

Finally Talking To My Mum About My Mental Health

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If my mum was a tea towel she would have “Keep Calm and Carry On” printed on her. Actually, I’m pretty sure she has a mug somewhere in the kitchen cupboard that says that.

An Interview With: Chichi Writes

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Other freelance writers always fascinate and inspire me – I don’t think one can get enough advice about their chosen profession, and so, I turned to Chichi at Chichi Writes. I’ve followed Chichi for a little while now and thought that her transition from 9-5 worker bee to freelance writer was really successful and empowering. …

Quotes Taken From: The Virgin Suicides

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I remember watching the movie The Virgin Suicides (1999) as a teenager, maybe at 14 years old. I couldn’t resist the movie poster of it – the beautiful Kirsten Dunst who seems to be looking at you and through you at the same time. And of course, there was the title – how was I …

Winning The Lottery

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I’ve been wondering about the lottery recently – wondering whether winning would make me any happier. My SO and I often talk about how we would spend it, how we would give a lot away to family, friends and charities, how we would be sensible with it (but perhaps not on the first few days).

A Pinch Of Salt

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Thanks to our friend social media, we can constantly compare our lives to the lives of others; whether that’s the girl you went to school with for seven years or that Instagram influencer you’ve been obsessing over for the past few weeks. We look at those beautiful photos or that LinkedIn post and think; “Why …