I’m finally talking about it.

I promised you several weeks ago that I would share the story of my skin - how it started, what happened, and how it is now. Along with that, I'll be giving you my honest thoughts and advice on how to deal with problem skin. I'll also show you the products I've used - scrubs, … Continue reading I’m finally talking about it.

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Let’s take a challenge!

Hello everyone! 🙂 Recently I've been browsing YouTube, and have come across a few beautiful "morning routine" videos. These videos are created by vegans, yogis, fitness enthusiasts... they are full of happiness, health and light. These videos have inspired me to change my (slightly boring) regular morning routine, so let's take a challenge! Every day … Continue reading Let’s take a challenge!

5 simple tips to be mindful + stay healthy & fit AT THE SAME TIME

Really, being mindful and staying healthy + fit go hand in hand. But it can sometimes be  pretty hard - after a long, busy school or work day, you have thirty minutes to either bust a leg in some cardio, or meditate and journal. Not to mention the fact that takeaways are just so much … Continue reading 5 simple tips to be mindful + stay healthy & fit AT THE SAME TIME

BOOK REVIEW: Hunger

From the bestselling author of Bad Feminist: a searingly honest memoir of food, weight, self-image, and learning how to feed your hunger while taking care of yourself “I ate and ate and ate in the hopes that if I made myself big, my body would be safe. I buried the girl I was because she ran … Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: Hunger

3 reasons why I didn’t finish THE HANDMAID’S TALE

For those of you who don't know, about a week ago I picked up the book The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood. I've seen it all over the internet, and people are saying it's brilliant, revolutionary, etc. So I ordered it from the library, and began reading it- Wait! I'll give you the synopsis first. Offred … Continue reading 3 reasons why I didn’t finish THE HANDMAID’S TALE

The WONDER WOMAN 3-in-1: book + movie reviews + tag

People, it's here! That Wonder Woman 3-in-1 I mentioned in this post! Are you pumped? You should be. BRING IT ON! For this book, I think we need to do a good old-fashioned pros-and-cons type of review. FEMINISM. Feminism. Feminism is all around. Diana objects multiple times to Jason's control over Alia, and she also … Continue reading The WONDER WOMAN 3-in-1: book + movie reviews + tag

NEWBIE BLOGGERS: tips

Welcome, rookies, welcome. I assume you've clicked on the header because you want to know more about how to kick some ass with your 5-follower blog. You're in the right place 😀 Today I'm sharing 5 tips I wish I had known when I started blogging, that probably would have made my life a whole … Continue reading NEWBIE BLOGGERS: tips

LET’S TALK (what i’ve been doing + coming soon)

I feel like it's been a while since I've written a chatty/casual/coffee-talk post, so I'm here today with a "let's talk" type post. Some things I'll be discussing: my personal life (a few little bits) my internet life my reading this month what's coming for Of Pens & Paper Of course, there's been school. And homework. … Continue reading LET’S TALK (what i’ve been doing + coming soon)

5 YA book recommendations for a rainy day

Yup, you guessed it... It's raining! And what does this mean? Book recs for rainy days! I guess there's really no need for an intro or anything, so we'll jump in!   Beware the goblin men and the wares they sell. All her life, nineteen-year-old Liesl has heard tales of the beautiful, mysterious Goblin King. … Continue reading 5 YA book recommendations for a rainy day

#DiversityBingo2017: SEPTEMBER UPDATE

For those of you who don’t know, a few weeks ago I decided to take part in #DiversityBingo2017. And I know it’s late in the year, but I pride myself on being a fast reader - so I took the challenge. Today’s post is going to be a little update on how my reading for … Continue reading #DiversityBingo2017: SEPTEMBER UPDATE