I Graduated. What Now? #Graduation2019

Ah, university graduation! The blissful end to the tumultuous three to four years of study at university. I remember walking up to the stage during my graduation and looking to the audience to find my family there cheering and whooping me on. I couldn’t help but have a lump in my throat as I reflected…

Culture and Body Image

This post will mainly be referring to my experiences growing up predominantly around south-Asian culture (India-Pakistan-Bangladesh-Sri Lanka). Disclaimer: I will reflect on my own personal experiences of my culture. All opinions and thoughts are my own. “You’re so healthy!” “OMG that is too much food on your plate.” “You look older than your age.” “What…

The Meaning of ‘Taking Care’

“You can’t fill from an empty cup” Them: “Alright, I’ll see you later. Take care!” Me: “I’ll try!” There are a lot of tips online about being more productive, and how to make the most of every hour and every day. Whilst I agree with not wasting time and being productive, taking time out for…

#10YearChallenge A Letter to my 14-Year-Old Self

Dear Younger Me, I am writing this letter to you because I think you need to listen to the words of advice in it. I know you don’t want to hear it because let’s face it, you’re always receiving unsolicited advice, but hear me out. It’ll be worth it. Currently, you have just started your…

Bulimia Recovery

Eating Disorder/Bulimia Nervosa Update In this post I share some of the details about my recovery from Bulimia, my experiences, lessons and tips for recovering. Thanks for supporting so far <3 – Not sure if I mentioned this in my previous post but since April 2016 I vowed to stick to my recovery from Bulimia…

If Money Were No Object

The other day I came across a YouTube video which was made to help those at a point in life finding difficulty in deciding on a career path. Understandably, as someone in their early 20s with endless opportunities and careers out there, it is arguably a very overwhelming and stressful situation to be in, and…

2014

Since the last time I had posted, I got caught up with exam revision and was unableĀ to post. So far in 2014 I came and still am facing several hardships including illness of family members and battling with my own mental health. Despite this I passed my exams! One step closer to my dream and…

University, Friends & Fitness

Hi everyone and a very merry Christmas to those who were celebrating, and to those who weren’t I hope you enjoyed theĀ  festive films! I know I enjoyed them, especially The Snowman, Finding Nemo, Fred Claus, Four Christmases and Chicken Run. And yes judging by the title of this post you’ve probably guessed right; I…

Ramadan and Results Day 2013

  As the coming students within the UK are lucky enough to be bombarded with a loan of around 27 grand for a degree, no wonder students are penny pinching and worried about how they’re going to make it through their student life. That being said however, as a student myself and having applying to…