It is what it is

Today I am going to talk to you about something I’ve personally struggled with for quite some time now. Sometimes things just don’t go to plan – life has a habit of knocking us down when we least expect it. It can be disappointing or even disheartening to invest time, energy and effort into something…Read more It is what it is


Your Biggest Fan

Confidence: “The feeling or belief that one can have faith in or rely on someone or something.”   I am of the opinion that many of us, in fact most of us, have been taught from a young age to be humble, to downplay our achievements and to be realistic. Yet, in spite of this,…Read more Your Biggest Fan

A Guide to Internship Applications

Applying for a summer internship or placement year? Then this is your personal handbook to getting started and applying with confidence.   Having completed my year on work placement (2016 – 2017) in London and submitting a number of applications in the process, I appreciate the difficulties faced in the application process you may be…Read more A Guide to Internship Applications

Opening Up – Dealing with Depression

I’ve been thinking about publishing this post for some time now. I’ve never quite been able to muster up the confidence to do it, until now.   For the past four years, I’ve been attempting to overcome a long-lasting battle with my mental health.   I was recently invited to speak on a panel to…Read more Opening Up – Dealing with Depression

The Experience Earned in Exploration

At the start of 2017, I set a few goals for myself to achieve by the end of the year. One goal was to travel more than I have ever done so in the past.   At the time of writing, I’m sitting in the hotel lobby in Los Angeles waiting for my Uber driver…Read more The Experience Earned in Exploration

A True Definition of Success

The official definition of success is “the accomplishment of an aim or purpose” – it’s as simple as that.   I could end this piece here, but you and I both know that that’s not the way how success is actually perceived. So as a result, I’m going to talk to you about how it’s…Read more A True Definition of Success