Latest Posts Under: How To Adult

The Tale Of My Unplanned Pregnancy

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Most girls know the thought processes that occur when you are a few days late. You have a mini conversation with yourself that goes a little like this: “Holy shit, what if I’m pregnant?!” “Nah, I bet as soon as I buy a test, Mother Nature will come calling.” “Maybe I just need to have sex?” …

Being Too Scared To Start Achieving Your Goals

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I have a lot of goals in life. A LOT. I want to: write a novel have a successful online business open my own gluten free cafe/bakery have a childcare business be a paid writer for an online magazine (or several) write children’s books etc. But for the most part, I am simply too scared …

When I See Others Achieve My Dreams

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I suppose I’m a bit of a jealous person. An insecure person. When I’m scrolling through my Twitter feed(s) and I see that somebody completely awesome has achieved a dream similar to mine, I can feel quite deflated.

How I Imagine My Future Perfect Day To Look

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When I imagine my future, it looks a bit like the life of Jemima Kirke, as represented on the online magazine Vulture from a few years ago. Within that slideshow of photos, her life looks full to the brim of family, friends and art. It looks pretty good.

On Being Lonely At 25

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Okay, I admit it – I’m a bit lonely. However I am not Bridget Jones kinda lonely, I’m not getting drunk and singing All By Myself, though it may reach that point. What I mean is, I’m not lover-lonely. I have one of those, a very lovely one who I imagine will end up being …

When I Looked In The Mirror, I Didn’t Recognise Myself

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Her hair was darker blonde, there was no liquid eyeliner – not even the ghost of it after wearing some for more than a few hours, and she had her fringe tucked behind her ear. Is it still a fringe if you can tuck it behind your ear? That’s something I’ve always wondered.