Let’s Chat: Refreshing your outlook

Okay, don’t hate me. But I’m going to have a little natter about that “NEW YEAR, NEW ME” stuff. The minute it turned 2017, I saw a mix of two types of statuses clouding my Facebook. Either friends announcing their dreamy new year resolutions, or others denouncing their optimism and making an original joke. I don’t pretend that I haven’t been either one of those people at any point, though.… View Post

Let’s chat: Mindfulness

When I first heard the word ‘mindfulness’ it didn’t really hold any meaning for me. Then it started becoming one of those thrown around buzzwords and I started to take notice. The definition of mindfulness: the quality or state of being conscious or aware of something. “their mindfulness of the wider cinematic tradition” a mental state achieved by focusing one’s awareness on the present moment, while calmly acknowledging and accepting one’s… View Post

20 things I’ve learnt before turning 20

Today, I turn 20! To me, that sounds crazy… but everyone else just keeps telling me how young I am. In the two decades I’ve been on this earth now, I feel like I’ve learnt some key things that’ll carry me into my twenties. I haven’t quite got everything figured out yet (but let’s face it, who has?!) however I thought it’d be fun to document my current thoughts on… View Post

Five happy thoughts.

I know what you’re thinking… bit random Becks? Five… good thoughts? See, I’m a optimist in many situations but there can be times where that’s not such a good thing. I tend to ‘predict’ that something will turn out better than it actually will, which just leaves a feeling of disappointment. It got me to thinking – whether you’re an optimist or a pessimist, everyone needs a good pick-me-up sometimes.… View Post

Creating confidence: at the gym

I’ve decided to start a series of ‘Creating confidence’ posts covering different parts of life. As someone who suffers with a lot of anxiety, I thought it’d be a good idea to start the conversation about getting better. As cheesy as it sounds, I feel like each day you need to choose confidence and in a way create it and make it your attitude. I recently joined a gym and… View Post