Really Easy Ways to Keep Your Kitchen Clean

Here are my top 5 tips for making your kitchen a bearable place to be in with absolute minimal effort. Seriously, each of these things takes seconds to do. I’m not suggesting this is enough – you need to of course do the standards (make sure the dishes are clean, throw old food away, occasionally…

3 Fabulous Brunch Spots in Barcelona

I’ve just spent a long weekend in Barcelona, i.e. 3 mornings, i.e. 3 brunch spots. They were all fabulous, so if you’re ever in the area I’d recommend checking them out! #1. Citizen Café This was a really cute spot near our hostel, located on the Plaça d’Urquinaona. This place has a distinctly hipster vibe,…

The Fog

I want to start with a disclaimer. This post is NOTHING LIKE the rest of my posts. It’s literally one giant metaphor centred around mathematical understanding (I usually write about effective ways to clean your flat). In case anyone’s interested, I’m just about to finish a Ph.D. in pure maths, and so I wanted to…

The Road to Self-Care

This week I thought I’d try something a little different. This post doesn’t really have a point – it’s basically about my life and what I’ve learnt over the past year and a half or so. I suppose the conclusion is “self-care is important and isn’t bullshit”, but you can make of that what you…

How To Be A Master Procrastinator

Make sure to check your emails multiple times every hour. Be sure to avoid replying to the unread emails. Once you’ve checked your emails, move on to LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram, and any other source of communication. Again, it is vital you don’t reply to any messages as that would give you less to do later…

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…

Top Sugar-Free Treats

A lot of people are currently doing sugar-free February. Which is amazing. I hate sugar, I think it is the devil, and I believe the #1 top thing you can do to live a healthier life is to cut out processed sugars. It’s also super easy to do – you need to set the ground…

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…

Top Travel Tips

I’ve spent this weekend in Norway, and as such I thought I’d dedicate a post to sharing some general travel tips I’ve learnt throughout the years. I’ve been travelling constantly since I was a young child, and I like to think that I’ve learnt a thing or two, not just from my parents, but also…

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…