Our social media has become inundated with fitness influencers making us feel guilty for struggling to workout three times a day. But why is it that for some, exercise is seen a treat, while for others its basically a spandex-clad flagellation ritual to which they’d rather not subscribe?
What happens after the prince and princess ride off into the sunset? Do they settle into a functional relationship, with good communication, compromise and acceptance and understanding of their differences? Are they even compatible at all in a real-life situation, when she’s awake and he’s not distracted by a fire-breathing death-machine? Doubtful. They’re probably codependent and miserable.
With so much information at our fingertips, we don’t need to retain information in our brains, and yet we often feel so much smarter by virtue of immediately being able to answer any questions we have, and yet, the jury’s still out on whether all this tech is actually making us smarter or causing considerable damages to our brains.
We have so many thing we need to get done, pay for, remember, that we completely forget about the small things that make us feel good. We don’t have time for hobbies, we constantly have to think about what everyone else wants from us, and we have days where we just feel quite rubbish. Here’s how to combat that, and put yourself first again.
You might be asking why I’ve decided to tell you about a plant. I’m telling you about a plant, because it’s the very first plant I bought. And just a few months ago it was dying! Also, it reminded me of hope and I’ve been wanting to tell that story as well.
It is a truth universally acknowledged that one who is feeling grumpy must be in want of something or someone to blame for said grumpiness. Sometimes we may be triggered by an ever-present factor that, without us even realising it, has a massive impact on how we think and feel: The sounds around us.
Millennials are a generation that was told they could be anything. Astronaut, no worries. Pilot, of course. President, sure. You just had to put your mind to it. But as we all get older the truth reveals itself. We can be a lot of things, but sometimes what we want we cannot be.