Is Expectation The Root Of All Heartache?

Put forth by the playwright of one of the greatest love stories of all time, William Shakespeare’s sad and mildly apathetic saying, ‘expectation is the root of all heartache’ is one which I can’t help but agree with. Simply because, the very definition of heartache is when reality fails to live up to one’s expectations. As individuals, we all have our…

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Can People Please Stop Disregarding My Degree Subject

There’s no question about it, creative degree subjects get a certain amount of stick from a wide range of people. From students to employers, the press and family: why are there people who think that just because you have creative talent and wish to pursue it in higher education, then you are making a wrong decision? Perhaps it’s due to…

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6 Signs She Wants To Commit Long-Term

Girls can be complicated creatures: we play it cool and keep our guards up. It can be difficult to know if we are really into you or not, especially when dating. So guys… this one is for you. How do you know if a girl wants to commit to you? Understanding a girl’s body language is crucial throughout a relationship, particularly in…

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Vicious Break-up? 8 Little Ways to Relieve the Pain

A raw break-up is possibly one of the hardest, most painful things we ever have to go through. Even worse if it was never our decision to end things, it can be hard to know what to do with yourself in the aftermath of such a life-changing event. No matter how many kind words people give, or how many hugs…

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Don’t Be Sad That It Ended, Be Happy That It Happened

As I sit on the long journey back to London from Aberystwyth, where I have just spent a gorgeous week’s holiday relaxing, eating and seeing my boyfriend, I can’t help but feel quite sad about saying ‘goodbye for now’ again. Being in a long distance relationship, saying goodbye for a period of (sometimes unknown) time, kind of comes with the…

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Ghosting: The Most Brutal Form of Break Up?

So you’ve been seeing someone for a few weeks, you’ve been on a few dates, been round their house; you may have even slept together. Then all of a sudden – radio silence. Out of the blue, you no longer hear from them, they’ve disappeared off the face of the earth. This, ladies and gentlemen, is a classic example of…

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My Biggest Insecurity : Taking Off My Makeup

Whether or not women choose to wear make-up has recently become a subject of great contention: from those supporting women not needing to wear make-up, to those declaring that it is not a need, it’s something they actively want to do. Either way, I guess that for myself wearing make-up is both – a want and a necessity. I love…

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