Hello Procrastination, my old friend. I’ve come to bash you over the head with a stick. Let’s be honest here. We’ve all done it. “Ooh, I’ll just have one more biscuit and then I’ll do my homework.” “I’ll just watch 9 episodes of Gossip Girl and then I’ll tidy my bedroom”. I said both of those things today. In my head. Obviously. The basic thing is this: procrastination is fun. That’s why we do it – it gives us something else to think about before the inevitable happens and we’re forced to – shock horror! – do something useful. Here…

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This is a little harder to write than my ordinary posts, but I figured I’d get it out of the way, and embrace honesty. C’mere, honesty, give me a hug. Okay. I suffer with Anxiety Disorder. This has a couple of forms, most of which, unfortunately, affect me. Probably the most well-known one is General Anxiety – the sufferer feels constantly worried and tense, even if nothing is particularly affecting them or their lives. This takes a massive toll on their mental and physical health, as tension and worry can lead to physical pain. I suffer a lot with stress-triggered…

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I recently saw a Tweet that almost made me wet myself with excitement. It was Cosmopolitan UK, posting a review of… what was that? Poundland’s very own makeup line?! As you know, I love Poundland. And Pound World. And the 99p Shop (oh yes, that exists). Luckily, there’s a Poundland literally a mile up the road from me, so yesterday I popped in on my way back from uni. I was not disappointed. Here’s a little overview of the stuff I picked up. There will definitely be more posts like this when I pick up the rest of the line!…

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“Of course, teenage girls need role models – but not like beauty vlogger Zoella.” Chloe Hamilton, The Independent, October 21st 2014 The media student in me came out in full force when I read this article. I initially clicked the link with a vague feeling of outrage – how could anybody say anything mean about the lovely (and incredibly gorgeous) Zoe Sugg? Unfortunately, I feel like the points Hamilton makes in her article (which is still fairly rude and unkind) are fair. Here’s why: I’ll be brutally honest – I can take or leave Zoella. I maybe watch half of…

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I’m unashamed to say that the Pound Shop is one of my favourite places to pick up hair and skin care. This week I found a lovely little selection of stuff to show you. As you can probably tell, everything cost just £1. GARNIER Oil Control Complete Vanishing Cream  The first thing I picked up was this fabulous little tube of vanishing cream. Promising to instantly eradicate shine and mattify the skin, this could have quickly become a wonder product for me. Unfortunately the tube also claims to do all this without any skin tightness. Strangely enough, my skin felt…

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