OBW 2020: Setting Goals With Kindness

As we’re coming towards the end of 2019, I wanted to focus this week on 2020 and ways we can optimise this coming year for ourselves. Each day this week, we’ll focus on something to do with finishing 2019 with as much grace and dignity as we can, given the absolute clusterf*ck it’s been andContinue reading “OBW 2020: Setting Goals With Kindness”

Sometimes You Have to Force Yourself to Have Fun

Being an adult can be stressful. It’s pretty much stressful for everyone. All of a sudden, you’re in your twenties, thirties, forties, fifties, and so on – there are bills everywhere. We pay for literal water. We pay for heating, streaming providers, we pay for someone to collect our rubbish. We pay tax. And soContinue reading “Sometimes You Have to Force Yourself to Have Fun”

Productivity: Break It Down

One of the best pieces of advice I have in terms of productivity is to break it down. There’s nothing more confronting than a huge to-do list, especially when it includes things like, “WRITE CHAPTER”. That’s not helpful to anyone, Witches.

PhDs and Calming Teas: Practical Self-Care Tips for People Who Have Way Too Much Sh*t On Their Plates

Don’t worry, this isn’t a poem. Despite working a bit with rhyming when it comes to my own spellwork, I’m not really into writing poetry on the whole. I like reading (some of) it. I realised that I haven’t touched much on what it’s like to be doing a PhD, which I’m sure a lotContinue reading “PhDs and Calming Teas: Practical Self-Care Tips for People Who Have Way Too Much Sh*t On Their Plates”

Productivity & The Bullet Journal

How to be productive without changing your entire life. It’s no secret that I’m addicted to bullet journaling. I first came across it on Instagram, and then I discovered the bullet journal YouTubers like Amanda Rach Lee. I spent weeks watching videos and dreaming up the beautiful, productive bullet journal I was going to create,Continue reading “Productivity & The Bullet Journal”