Reverse Culture Shock

Culture Shock; "the feeling of disorientation experienced by someone when they are suddenly subjected to an unfamiliar culture, way of life, or set of attitudes". If you've ever traveled before, you've probably experienced some sort of culture shock when trying to get used to your new surroundings. If you've ever had a gap year, you've… Continue reading Reverse Culture Shock

Mental Health

Words – The Silent Killer

“Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me”. Many of you will have heard this popular phrase before, but how many of you can say that it truly reflects your feelings? How many of you can honestly say that what people say doesn’t matter? That you don’t care what people… Continue reading Words – The Silent Killer

Mental Health

Is there such a thing as “part-time depression”?

Bit of a strange topic for one of my blog posts, and not really something I've touched upon before. Not sure why, maybe fear of the unknown or fear of a bad reaction. Although it's something I think is worth speaking about and if I can make one person feel better from reading this, then… Continue reading Is there such a thing as “part-time depression”?


The University Degree – Does it even matter anymore?

Remember the days we were in school and were told that the key to having a successful career was to go to university and get a good degree to get a good job? Long gone are those days. Record numbers of students are going to university year upon year in the UK; which reignites the… Continue reading The University Degree – Does it even matter anymore?