Tips for getting over a hangover

I used to want greasy food when I was hungover. I used to want greasy takeaway food and a day in bed watching trash tv. But I’ve recently found myself responding to hangovers very differently. Some of you might have seen that in my September Resolutions post I said going to more parties was one…

September Resolutions

I never really understood New Year’s Resolutions. Mostly because New Year’s Eve seems to happen halfway through the year. Maybe it’s because I was born in September, or maybe it’s because Jewish New Year is in September, or maybe it’s simply to do with the academic schedule, but I’ve always seen September as the start…

Wedding Planning Tips To Avoid Stress

Having recently celebrated my first anniversary with my husband (still together, yay!), I thought it might be nice to reflect on last year and the many stresses and joys of planning a wedding. It can seem really daunting, as there are so many details to organise, and yet for us, it all felt pretty simple…

How to cut the phone addiction

Do you check your phone first thing in the morning and last thing at night? Do you jump to see what’s going on every time you get a notification, even when you’re in the middle of a conversation or out to dinner? Do you scroll aimlessly through your apps, waiting for something to happen, half…

5 beauty products I don’t have time for

Makeup can be great. It can do great things for you and your face. But do you sometimes feel like you’re being sold a crapload of products you don’t actually need?? Then read on. Here are my top 5 pointless beauty products that you should avoid at all costs.   Before I start, just to…

The Problem With The Super Early Morning Trend

I LOVE the early morning trend that’s currently a-happening. I love that young people are focusing on getting up early, being productive, and leading a healthy life, as opposed to the student lifestyle of going out every night and eating cheap takeaways on a hangover every morning. I love replacing the pub with the hipster…

How To Get Over The January Blues

It’s that time of year again – the weather’s cold and depressing, we don’t even have Christmas to look forward to any more, and everyone’s New Year’s resolutions are faltering. But not to worry – there are some things you can do to make yourself feel better! Here are my top tips: 1. Invest in…

8 Easy Daily Steps To Feeling Productive

Sometimes it’s the little things that make a big difference. Below are 8 relatively small and easy things you can do every day to make you feel like you’re winning at life.   1. Make your bed. The reason this is a great thing to do is twofold. First, it makes the entire room look…

How To Form Good Habits

I’ve already touched on this in the bullet journal post I did a while back, but in this post I wanted to focus specifically on forming good habits. I highly recommend pairing this with bullet journaling, but if you’re not a fan you can simply create the “habit tracker” pages independently of the rest of the…

Common Misconceptions About Hygge (A Danish Perspective)

I was given a wonderful little book by a close friends a few years ago, titled The Little Book Of Hygge. I find it hilarious how this concept is spreading around the world to such an extent that people are writing multiple books on the subject – but it’s also very encouraging, as some would…

How to Take Care of a Cold

It’s that time of year again. Everyone’s getting ill all the time (or as Bill Nighy might say, “illness is all around us”). So I thought I’d share my top tips on how to shake a cold. Yes, a lot of these are well-known – but I think it’s important to reiterate them, given how…