Hi all, it’s currently assessment season at university, which means myself and all other students are drowning in deadlines and revision! This means that there will be no new content on sophiealmack.com until after 21st May 2019 when my last exam is done and final assessment submitted. Sorry for going MIA but I need to put all my energy into studying and getting the best grades I can.
*me looking at how much work i’ve got to do these next few weeks*
Most women in their early 20’s have set foot in a gym. Whether it’s purely for fun or to try to lose some weight. My reason is the latter. This is something I will most likely cover in a later post but I’m currently on a bit of a weight-loss journey, and going to the gym is obviously a major part of this. But, as a certified couch potato who can barely run 100 feet, it was a bit daunting to say the least! So in this post I’m going to talk about what it was like setting foot in a gym as a ‘non-gym’ person and some tips on how to avoid gym-anxiety.
It’s about mid-way through April, and if you’re at university, that means it’s time to revise for exam season. It’s that lovely time of year when the weather is gorgeous but your stuck inside the library hating yourself and your degree. So. For this post I thought I’d stray away from my usual content and post some tips on how to maintain a decent work-life balance whilst studying at university. This is more to give myself a kick up the backside and start properly revising but hopefully it will help you too, student or otherwise!
Twenty-one is an interesting birthday. On the one hand it lacks the excitement of ‘finally an adult’ and ‘legal drinking’ of eighteen but on the other twenty-one is the age where you are considered a ‘proper’ grown-up, rather than a teenager.
Right, before I start this post let’s get one thing clear, I am SHOCKINGLY bad at maintaining my new years resolutions, like honestly it’s a struggle. So, why should you listen to me? Well dear friends I’ll tell you. Over the numerous resolution failures I’ve had in my short, sweet life I’ve developed some tips. Tips that *maybe* might help you stick to those goals you’ve set, and avoid the mistakes of yours truly over here! Convinced? Awesome, let’s go.
Sometimes, there are days when we aren’t feeling our best. Especially when there is other stressors impacting our lives. From work deadlines, to relationship troubles and pre-existing mental health issues, we all need some little ways to make ourselves feel good when life gets us down. So, here are some little ways to make life brighter on a bad mental health day.
Yep, ya girl has finally taken the plunge and got her first ever tattoo (sorry mum!). I’d been thinking about getting one for months, but when I took the plunge I went from having a chat with the tattoo studio one week to getting permanently inked the next!