Is it me, or does life feel a bit too competitive sometimes? I wrote about 'comparison-itis' on the blog not too long ago - when you compare yourself to others and wonder if you're doing enough yet. But what about the pressure to reach certain milestones by a certain age? This week, I read an … Continue reading You do you
Everyone is looking for more ways to reduce their plastic consumption, but did you ever stop to think about the plastic wrapped around what is (probably) one of your most prized possessions?
I’ve been a lifelong bookworm and anyone who knows me knows I've always got a book on the go. So how on Earth wasn’t I aware of the BBC Top 100 Reads list?
Our oceans are under threat, there's no doubt about it. But what will happen if we don't manage to save them?
Have you ever held back because of confidence, nerves or self-consciousness? I certainly have. Confidence & worrying about how others perceive us has always been a big thing for me but surfing has taught me a lot about overcoming my fears...
I've been wanting to write something about female empowerment for a while, and then up popped ROXY on my Instagram feed this morning... The Australian-founded company (sister to Quiksilver) has launched a global campaign called Make Waves, Move Mountains.
This weekend, despite driving winds and rain (and at one point, hail), we took part in a sponsored night walk. We walked just under five miles in total from Hove to Brighton for a charity local to us called Off the Fence...
Last weekend my boyfriend and I were discussing the possibility of going to Switzerland with his family in the summer. The conversation turned to the walks we could take in the mountains when my boyfriend casually remarked, 'that will be easy for Steph, she's walked up Mount Kenya.' My heart raced. Had I climbed as high as the mountains in Switzerland? Was I soon going to look incredibly stupid?
This is my fourth week back at work after the Christmas holiday and I’m going to be honest here. The commute, the city, the dark mornings and dark evenings – it’s getting to me. So, I've made a few changes...
The start of a new year gives us a chance to reflect and dream; a chance to think about what we want to achieve in the next 365 days and how we want to use our time. But New Years resolutions are hard. So what are mine?