Finding My Voice

Growing up I was always the shy girl. The one who would sit at the back of class and never spoke a word. Don’t get me wrong, I had friends. But when it came to expressing myself, I was scared. Too afraid to share my […]

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Dear Older Me

Dear older me, I’m writing this at the age of 22, through the broken pieces of my life’s experiences. A part of me thinks I have my whole life ahead of me. The other part of me can’t help but see how much I haven’t […]

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A Season of Self-Care

And so, the countdown begins I can barely contain my excitement As the first flurries of snow grace my doorstep Yet the sky is cold and silent The grass motionless and frozen, Crunching beneath my toes The bitter air biting at my fingers But the […]

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The Truth About Being Twenty-One

As the year is drawing to a close and I’m turning another year older, I’ve been thinking a lot about how I’ve spent my days. And I’m finding it increasingly more difficult, to not compare where I’m at in my life to other people the […]

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A Familiar Stranger

Each morning in the cold light of the sun, a familiar stranger stares back at me. A person I recognise but know nothing about. An old acquaintance who I’ve lost touch with over the years. I see this girl in the mirror everyday but yet […]

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Finding My Feet

I know where my feet are, they are at the end of my legs, where they have always been. But this isn’t what bothers me. I know that their purpose is to keep me balanced on this rocky terrain, but that’s not the problem either. […]

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Autumn: A Season of Transition

Crisp autumn leaves That blanket the ground Orange, red and mustard yellow Lazy morning sun glistening Over the long dewy grass Summer memories Echoing in the empty streets Now all living creatures Burrow down As the nights slowly grow longer It’s that time of year […]

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Dear Depression

Dear Depression, My faithful friend, well at least that’s what you told me. It’s strange really because you never really gave me your name. I had to find it out from someone else and if I’m being honest, I didn’t believe them. I mean surely, […]

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This is the part we save ourselves

You will out shine The bullies who hurt you Your heart will survive The lovers who left you Your soul will soar Over those who don’t believe in you You will stand tall Against those who try to crush you You are stronger, more beautiful, […]

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A Dose of Inspiration

We all have times when even the smallest of tasks feel like a mountain to climb. Days when nothing seems to matter. And nights where the darkness shows no light. This is for those times. A dose of inspiration to motivate and brighten your day. […]

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