HOW I BECAME ADDICTED TO SHOPPING

Shopping has always given me an instant burst of joy. I love clothes and have often felt like a new item in my wardrobe could unleash another side of me. A cooler version, perhaps. Or a version of me with an endless amount of confidence, sass and happiness. But of course, clothes don’t hold thisContinue reading “HOW I BECAME ADDICTED TO SHOPPING”

WHAT I’M NO LONGER BEATING MYSELF UP ABOUT

For a long time I only associated self-acceptance with accepting your physical appearance, rather than accepting everything about who you are. Although I’ve slowly come to terms with how I look, I’ve recently realised I’m often quite negative about parts of my personality. Although I want to grow and improve as a person, I really wantContinue reading “WHAT I’M NO LONGER BEATING MYSELF UP ABOUT”

25 THINGS I’VE LEARNT IN 25 YEARS

Last week, I turned 25. Even though it’s still pretty damn young, I feel like this age has definitely crept up on me. For the past few years I’ve been trapped in the past thinking I’m 21. When people ask my age, I genuinely have to think about it. Maybe that will be the ageContinue reading “25 THINGS I’VE LEARNT IN 25 YEARS”

WHY I’LL NEVER BE A TRAVEL BLOGGER

While I was away in Thailand, I had planned to get some blog photos. I couldn’t wait to show off my holiday outfits with the glorious scenery in the background. But, I quickly realised that I’m not that sexy in the sunshine. Every day consisted of a 36 degree heat with 75% humidity. It didn’t takeContinue reading “WHY I’LL NEVER BE A TRAVEL BLOGGER”

MY TIPS FOR TRAVELLING ABROAD WITH ANXIETY

From being a teenager, I have found travelling abroad difficult. I dread the process of going through security. I worry about my luggage getting lost and fear I’ve been catfished by the dreamy hotel pictures I’d seen online. Over the years, this anxiety tripled after a few unlucky scenarios while away, making the idea ofContinue reading “MY TIPS FOR TRAVELLING ABROAD WITH ANXIETY”

CAN YOU BRING YOUR HOLIDAY ALTER EGO HOME WITH YOU?

It’s now been over a week since I returned from my trip to Thailand and I have eased myself back into my routine of working, exercising and housework. But, I still feel like a portion of ‘holiday Chrissie’ still lingers in my mind. Going on holiday is a great time for reflection and at theContinue reading “CAN YOU BRING YOUR HOLIDAY ALTER EGO HOME WITH YOU?”

HOW TO MAKE FRIENDS AS AN ADULT

Making friends as an adult isn’t something any of us are really prepared for. In school we are encouraged to make friends with our classmates, and when we go off to university, we go through the process again. But then, you’ve found your friendship group and you’re set for life, right? Wrong. What happens when everybodyContinue reading “HOW TO MAKE FRIENDS AS AN ADULT”