New Nike Campaign: Show Them What Crazy Can Do

Nike released their new ad campaign on Sunday, showing what ‘crazy’ sportswomen can achieve. As women, we’re often labelled ‘psychotic, emotional and over-dramatic,’ but are they just stereotypes? And can’t boys be all of those things but not given the same reputation? Instead, they are ‘passionate, driven and making a…

#FridayFive: Five Life Struggles of a 21 Year Old

The transition from a teenager who lives with her parents in her hometown to someone in her twenties having to pay her own rent, bills and do just about everything by herself in a brand new city is quite a difficult one. It isn’t a snap change, and every day…

How Being Irish Can Help You in Your Career

Disclaimer: There is no mention of borders or any other controversial words beginning with ‘B’ in this blog post.  The inspiration for this post came from an article I saw retweeted by Glamour US Editor-In-Chief, Samantha Barry. The article was documenting an event that was held with Samantha herself in…

#FridayFive: Five Bad Habits I’m Quitting

If there’s one thing I take very seriously every year, it’s Lent. 40 days to go without something you love that you would probably be better off without in the first place. Also 40 days that allows you to change something about yourself for the better. 40 days out of…

How to Prepare for Life After Graduation

You’d think after the numerous times of mentioning how stressed I am, that I’m on the verge of a nervous breakdown and constantly fretting about my future that I wouldn’t be the best person to write this post at this current point in time. But, before I lose you, I’ve…

Why It’s Okay to be Selfish Sometimes

We all have one life. That’s a given. How we choose to live that life should be up to us, not someone else. You shouldn’t do things to please others or because someone tells you to. We shouldn’t be following the crowd, the latest trends and we especially shouldn’t be…

#FridayFive: Five Ways to be the Best Intern

When I say ‘be the best intern,’ I really mean, ‘be the best intern the office has ever had.’ Really. You want to leave your mark and set the bar high for any intern that has to follow in your footsteps. I try my best to put everything I have…

The ‘Purpose’ of PR

Perhaps you may have seen the advert that circulated last week, showing a woman switching jobs from PR to work for a charity, which was labeled with having ‘more purpose’. As you can imagine, this caused widespread annoyance as it was coming across that the charity were insinuating that PR…

Why I Chose Liverpool John Moores University

Making life-changing decisions are never easy. I always worry that I’m going to choose the wrong path, the wrong city, the wrong accommodation, the wrong job, all of it. I’m forever wishing I could time-travel to the future to see what decisions I should be making and especially to see…

#FridayFive: Five Things You Learn Living Alone

I’ve been living fully on my own for the past six months now. I couldn’t wait to finally have my own place, finally feel like a proper adult and finally feel like I had my life together. I have the most amazing flat in Liverpool City Centre that’s cheaper than…