Doing My Bit: My Time Volunteering With Immigrants and Refugees

I firmly believe that we should do everything in our power to make this world a better place – not just for ourselves, but for everyone. As a busy professional, I haven’t had much time to practise what I preach. But as I’ve had some spare time on my hands lately, I’ve used it to live up to my own ideals by volunteering to help refugees and immigrants settle into the UK, so they can realise a brighter future. Continue reading “Doing My Bit: My Time Volunteering With Immigrants and Refugees”

How To Rent A Room Online – I’ve Found A Place To Live In Manchester!!

If you’re a young professional working in the big smoke like me, you may have to live in a house share, because apartment rents are sky high these days. It can be hard to find that perfect place to call home, but with digital technology at your fingertips, discovering your new home can be a lot easier than you might think. Drawing on my own experience doing this, I explain how to rent a room online. Continue reading “How To Rent A Room Online – I’ve Found A Place To Live In Manchester!!”

Moving On: I’ve Got A New Job In Manchester!!

Everything happens for a reason. It sounds like a cliché – one I’ve never put much stock in before, but I’ve been coming around to this way of thinking lately. Why? After seeing the pillars which have supported my life for so long fall down around me, I’ve secured a fantastic new job in Manchester! Continue reading “Moving On: I’ve Got A New Job In Manchester!!”

Just What Is Gender Really Anyway?

Gender is perhaps one of the most divisive concepts of modern times. This became more apparent to me than ever recently, when I attended a debate at the West Yorkshire Humanist Society, which both clarified my own feelings on the issue, and challenged them. So just what is gender really anyway? Continue reading “Just What Is Gender Really Anyway?”

What Exactly Is My Five/Two Diet?

I have a co-dependent relationship with food, so I’ve always had trouble losing weight. However, about two years ago I started tailoring my  diet based to a five/two ratio and it’s proven really effective for me. If you want to find out whether it would be something you could do too, keep reading, as this week I ask: what exactly is my five/two diet? Continue reading “What Exactly Is My Five/Two Diet?”

My Two Year Journey To Losing Weight

In late 2014, I decided to make a massive life change and ditch the pounds. It’s over two years later, I’m a hell of a lot lighter, way more confident and feeling so good. If you want to learn how I did it, keep reading as I take you on my journey to losing weight. Continue reading “My Two Year Journey To Losing Weight”

Looking Back On A Year Of Blogging

It’s time to celebrate, because this month marks my one year blogging anniversary! The beginning of the year is when people traditionally take stock and determine how to move forward, so now seemed to like a good time to reflect back on my first year of blogging… Continue reading “Looking Back On A Year Of Blogging”