I love plants

So my partner and I are now fully settled into our home and we've got so many plants! I find nature has a calming effect on me and having these plants in our home has given it a cool vibe and positive energy. It's brightened up the place and I think it's also given our… Continue reading I love plants

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I was mentally ill and toxic

I Was A Toxic Friend. Despite this post having a pretty negative title, this is actually going to be about self forgiveness and growth. The experiences I post here are my own and I am not intending to universalise. I will be discussing being toxic and having narcissist tendencies whilst being mentally ill. I realise… Continue reading I was mentally ill and toxic

Why I do photography

Hello! You know, it's hard to keep up something if you're not entirely sure why you're doing it. It's made even worse when you have mental illnesses which constantly eat away at your personality and interests leaving you feeling so uninterested, empty and inadequate. Now you add that with more responsibilities such as employment and… Continue reading Why I do photography

Little bits of ‘happy’

For a while, I believed happiness was something within reach; you just had to keep moving towards it by making "good" decisions. I always had something I was working towards with this idea that once I was done, I would finally be happy. I think years spent in education, especially high school which is just… Continue reading Little bits of ‘happy’

Without The Blue Eyes

I recently read "The Bluest Eye" by Toni Morrison and it left me with SO many thoughts. I've especially reflected on the different ways we internalise Eurocentric beauty standards until we hate every part of who we are if it doesn't look like what "beauty" supposedly looks like. "The death of self-esteem can occur quickly, easily… Continue reading Without The Blue Eyes