Are the Teenage Years really the Best Years of your life?

“You are the Dancing Queen, feel the beat of the tambourine, Dancing Queen, young and sweet- Only Seventeen Oh ohhh”
Strutting down the streets on a Friday and Saturday night, with your group of thirty friends, to arrive at either at one of your local nightclubs (probably with a fake ID) or in more recent cases at a pub. Only to get smashed off your faces, to meet new amazing people and of course to have a wonderful time. Then once the weekend is over, you are back at college again, hanging about in the common room. You suddenly realise there is yet another test which you haven’t revised for, however you manage to somehow effortlessly pick up your pen and produce yet another essay worthy of an A. You head to netball practice later on in the evening, where of course you compete on a regional basis in the team you also spend your weekend nights out with! Then at the end of the day when you finally get a bit of time to yourself, you automatically open your Instagram account, which has at least 3000 followers, to check up on everybody else…

Why you Probably have been Failed by the Mental Health System

Why is it that if something feels wrong on the outside, then people pay so much attention, they become so concerned and they are so quick to find anyone who could potentially be a help, to help us to heal. However if something hurts on the inside then the response is rather much the opposite,Continue reading “Why you Probably have been Failed by the Mental Health System”

Should we Actually Grow Up; Instead of trying to “Glow Up”?

“How to Glow up over quarantine”, “Glow up series 2 crowns winner ” , “Glow up challenge: How to become prettier in one month” are just some of what pops up if we type up this term. Which in my view just gives a small glimpse into some of the pressures faced day to day,Continue reading “Should we Actually Grow Up; Instead of trying to “Glow Up”?”

It has been nearly a year now since getting my GCSE results, and I still think that the new 1-9 grading system is shit

As I am sure you all know too well, this year the whole process of “grading” at the moment is a little bit up in the air. This is due to the pandemic, meaning that students weren’t able to be in school for quite a few months, and therefore they would not have been ableContinue reading “It has been nearly a year now since getting my GCSE results, and I still think that the new 1-9 grading system is shit”

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