Moving Past Bad Essays

I’ve used these Progress Updates as outlets when my mental health has been overwhelming and I needed a place to release some of my anxieties. I never expected many people to read them and that was generally always the case, up until last month. All of a sudden the number of people that read my…

Indecisive, yet Stubborn

I hate the saying, “If it’s meant to be, it will be.” When Dan and I broke up I heard that phrase a lot. I understand they’re supposed to be words of comfort and I appreciate that people were trying to help me feel better but I get angry when I hear them. I’m not…

The Need for Distractions

In case you couldn’t tell from my last update, I’ve been feeling a bit rubbish recently. I was hoping that I would start to feel better when I was back in Edinburgh and had a change of scenery but as nice as it is to be surrounded by my friends again, I’m still an emotional…

University Freshers’ Week: The Complete Guide

Freshers’ Week is completely unpredictable. With so many new faces and places, it’s easy to get lost in yourself and your new surroundings. I’ve put together this guide to help you navigate everything that’s going on so you can make the most of your time during Freshers’ Week. It covers everything from events to free…

It Needs to be More than a Physical Change

My mind is a bit of a tricky place. I unnecessarily break down into tears because I get tied up in thoughts that shouldn’t bother me at all.  Due to recent events, this has been happening to me more frequently so I put off writing this ‘ Progress Update,’ to avoid thinking about all of…