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Glue

Being in love in this generation is one of the most terrifying things that some individuals may face. Nowadays, loyalty is rare and particular types of people can choose a good time over an even better “something”. There is such a thing as living in the moment, we all make mistakes because we’re human – […]

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Road To Somewhere

Recently, I have been getting CBT and other forms of counselling on a regular basis so I thought I would share some of the helpful insights I have been given by my therapist: 1. Sometimes it feels like a little does in-fact take you no where – it is always important to remember that when […]

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How I Stopped Caring

Growing up I was always independent but still selectively needy, as my mum says. I was always taught that my worth was never defined by a man or anyone else for that matter – I was Lucy, and Lucy was absolutely brilliant as she was. Yet, despite all thins, I somehow seemed to validate it […]

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Making Your Own Paradise

When I was younger I used to watch my dad get ready for work every day. The briefcase, the fancy graphic tie, the very neatly ironed suit. Bish bash bosh. Behold. The adult. I used to think about how I would be when I was his age. Nurse? Princess? Astronaut? How I, Little Lucy, would […]

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Beginners Guide To Long Distance Relationships

Romantic or plutonic, sibling or spouse, we have all had a long distance relationship. Our friends go to uni, our brothers or sisters move away to their questionable partner’s abode or perhaps your parents have parted ways. Bumps in the road are a part of life but it doesn’t always make them easier, and it […]

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Learning How To Be An Adult

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My Favourite Get Away Places

I have a habit of getting away whenever I can. More recently I only run away from my house not my responsibilities but that’s beside the point. I love where I live, both in Suffolk and in Leicester, but I was always a tree climber – I needed to explore everything I could in every possible […]

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What To Expect When You’re Not Expecting

This is it. We have now reached that age. Facebook is now clouded with a haze of pictures of new slimy babies, massive engagement rings and yet another new questionable relationship. The news is littered with arrests and prosecutions of people we used to sit next to in English, but then, there is the few, like […]

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The Brain ‘Hacks’ I Use Regularly

My 3 M’s or the MnMnM’s as fondly named by my therapist. We are all guilty of trying to put a lasso on the wild annoying Shetland pony that can be our subconscious. Sometimes it takes a lot to stop your thoughts from running you completely ragged. Here is how I do it or at least how […]

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Unashamedly Different

Mental health is a very peculiar thing. Every person on this earth has a different mind, a different body. Although almost all of us are anatomically similar, we can be worlds apart in decisions, faith and everyday life without even trying. Sometimes your mind can convince you of things that are something of a stretched reality […]