Lifestyle

5 Things Nobody Ever Told Me About Adulting

advice, motivation, inspiration, school, adulting

location, notting hill, london
NOTTING HILL, LONDON

When I was a child, I distinctively remember all the adults around me telling me just to enjoy being… a child.

Life came at me hard and fast – one second I was living at home with the curfew; the next, I’m in an office 5 days a week, exhausted most of the time and doing all this serious stuff like planning for a mortgage and registering to vote. I tweeted the other day that I was already tired of the “adulting” life, and I’ve only been living this life for a few short years. I definitely wasn’t prepared for what was to come…

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Feb 7 2018 at 8:34 pm   ·   Lifestyle







Lifestyle

University: Expectations versus Reality

blogger, university, advice, motivation, inspiration, freshers week, style

location, notting hill, london
BAKER STREET, LONDON

I spent two years waiting patiently for university. From the day I turned 17 and could see university at sight – it was one of the only things on my mind. There was so much that I couldn’t wait for – more so than anything, I couldn’t wait for the the freedom. Not just in the sense of being free from authority, but feeling free in my surroundings. I grew up in a small town where everyone knew everyone, but suddenly I knew I’d be somewhere in central London meeting new people, doing new things, and going to new places everyday. It’s funny, because I feel like I waited for so long, and just like that it was done and over in a flash. This summer, it’ll be two years since I graduated – two years! I’ve done an expectations versus reality post for post-uni life, but thought I would shift it back a few years and do the same for university itself. Let’s just say, it didn’t quite match my expectations…

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Feb 3 2018 at 9:32 pm   ·   Chatty, Lifestyle