PRAY FOR PARIS, PRAY FOR HUMANITY

      My heart is really heavy, right now. There are so many things going on in the world that make me feel small, and useless and out of control. Yes, I know this is not about me but I want to be able to feel like I have done something to reduce the hurt…

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How to become a Journalist

I want to be a journalist. I've wanted to be a journalist for quite a long while. My desire to be a journalist gave birth to this blog three years ago. My next step in this journalism journey is going to university to study it, later this year. Wooooo! Over the past couple years, I…

Motivation for high school, sixth form and college – VIDEO

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XWsd2IGfn5Y   I feel like we all get to that stage in the education system when we're like, "I'm so done!" so this video is to motivate you all to continue on!   Peace&Love. Paula ox'

40 RANDOM FACTS ABOUT ME

I did this a year ago and now I’m doing 40 facts to add to it. I hope you find this at least mildly entertaining. I am the eldest of four children; I have two younger sisters and one younger brother. I have a pet dog called Rolfie. He is 9 months old and we’ve had…

How to make an impact – 4 simple steps

Have you ever asked yourself, 'how do I make an impact?' In this kind of world, it gets harder to truly be the person God made you and wants you to be. 1) Make an impact through the type of lifestyle you live People are watching you... Us. Everyone is looking for that guidance, that…

Team healthy living

People say I always have phases in life when I'm obsessed with a particular thing, activity, music, artist etc for a while, then I get bored of it and move on. As sad and childish as that makes me sound, it is so true. I'm laughing because on the 25th of September 2012, I wrote…

Counting Stars – One Republic (by Lauren and Austin North)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TqTY9L5ZgJY It's never been a secret how much of a fan I am of these talented two.  Austin and Lauren North are a pair of amazing siblings  (click here for more on them) who came together to create an amazing cover, with Lauren's vocals and Austin's beats. They uploaded a cover on New Years day to…

Birthweek Lookbook

So, my birthday was on the 20th of December and I decided to do a Birthweek Lookbook. Let me explain further, a Birthweek Lookbook is when I display the outfits I wore the week of my birthday -  Monday 16th December 2013 – Sunday 22nd December 2013. No, I don't think I'm a model or…

Party like it’s my birthday

WOW, the title is quite misleading, because I am not partying but yes, it's's my birthday. Yay! I'm grateful to God for adding another year to my life. Another year older, wiser, stronger etc.. In this past year, 2013, I've learnt so much. I've been through so much and I'm grateful for every minute of…

Christmas Gift Ideas for Her

So, the countdown towards Christmas has already begun. Everyone is scrambling to get the right gifts for their loved ones – preferably on sale, of course. Here are a few ideas for Her, whether Her is your mum, sister, girlfriend, wife or even next door neighbour, she is guaranteed to love you. The first item…

How to Deal with Stress in 3 Simple Steps

I’d like to think I’m a relatively calm person. I’m as calm as a teenage student can be in life, really. But, I know a lot of people who are the opposite of me and completely fall under the pressure of stress. I really know how to handle stress because I used to stress out…

Strut in Studded Collars

If you want a versatile accessory that you can wear for a night out, as well as to college, then studded collars are for you. They make a real statement, whether worn under a jumper or with a girly dress. The actual studded collar fashion trend started back in 2009 by fashion giants, Prada, but…

Writing Opportunities

I am extremely excited as I write this post because, I get to do something that I’ve always loved doing - Writing. I am extremely excited to officially announce that I will be writing for my college’s online magazine. I’ll write two articles a week (hopefully) about a variety of topics. My articles will be…