How to make friends as a ‘grown-up’

I’ve realised after leaving university and moving cities, away from the people that I have grown up with, that making new friendships as an adult is a whole other ball game. It isn’t the same as when you were a kid. You would just sit down beside someone, starting having a chat, and that was it – Best Friends Forever. Nowadays I’m meeting people on a regular … Continue reading How to make friends as a ‘grown-up’

Creating something valuable

I always wanted this platform to first and foremost be a positive creative outlet for me, and secondly, to provide something of real value to the world. ‘Value to the world’ is perhaps a bit intense… After all this blog is just a very, VERY small fish in a pond almost infinitely large, the internet. But if even just one person came across this and could relate … Continue reading Creating something valuable

Living within your means is lame, but being financially healthy is cool.

My new years resolution was to live within my means. IT SOUNDS SO LAME. Even just writing it feels lame. Why such a sensible, boring resolution you might ask? Well, last year my new years resolution was to say YES  and try more new things. I had an amazing, whirlwind of a year, but what it meant was that I also had a very expensive year. … Continue reading Living within your means is lame, but being financially healthy is cool.

I think I’m having a quarter-life crisis

Just FYI, I think I am experiencing a mid-twenties freak out. Or what’s more commonly referred to as a quarter-life crisis. I just read a Buzzfeed article titled ’10 signs you’re having a quarter-life crisis’ and agreed with basically everything in the article, so if that’s not a surefire diagnosis, I don’t know what is. Wikipedia defines the quarter-life crisis as: A period of life … Continue reading I think I’m having a quarter-life crisis

FYI I don’t want to ‘have it all’, it’s quite exhausting actually.

Our generation apparently wants to ‘have it all’. But do we? Because where I’m sitting it seems like there are an awful lot of things that are expected of us nowadays, and I’m not sure that we ever asked for it – I somehow think life just started getting a little crazy, we all ran with it, and now its a standard requirement to live … Continue reading FYI I don’t want to ‘have it all’, it’s quite exhausting actually.

Jes at work. Sunset.

Break Ups and Promotions – The Juxtapositions of Life.

So I have been MIA from blog-world for a bit, due to a couple of crazy weeks and some life changing events that meant I was a little preoccupied. Let me explain… Because my blog is only in it’s infant stages the more personal details of my life are not yet publicly known. What you may or may not have picked up on was the … Continue reading Break Ups and Promotions – The Juxtapositions of Life.