15 things to do instead of scrolling

Can't stop scrolling? Here's some inspiration of things to do instead of being on your phone, with the added bonus of mindfulness techniques. 1. Read a book Reading is a beautiful habit to cultivate. The more you read, the more you want to read. You begin to realise what you genres or authors you prefer. … Continue reading 15 things to do instead of scrolling


Switching off from Social Media

On average, we spend 2 hours+ on social media per day but if you're like me, it's probably more. What's the harm in that? Social media can be great to keep us connected with the world. I personally like to use it for spiritual, food and tattoo inspiration. However, too much social media can detach … Continue reading Switching off from Social Media

Do we need a new concept of teaching? (UoN Philosophy Lecture)

After sitting in a philosophy lecture today, I realised that philosophy makes you question EVERYTHING. Including teaching. Image source We discussed Andy Fisher and Jonathan Tallant’s alternative view of teaching. It was so interesting I decided to write a blog about it! What is teaching? 1. Learning Teaching is when someone learns, right? Not necessarily! Picture this: Freddie … Continue reading Do we need a new concept of teaching? (UoN Philosophy Lecture)

Creative therapy – Pretty Pots

Creativity has always been a stress outlet for me. Getting "in the zone" stills my mind. Whilst I'm painting, drawing, playing music or colouring I'm not thinking of ANYTHING ELSE. Art is an underrated form of therapy. People are too busy to sit down and paint a pretty picture. Yet, we can spend hours scrolling … Continue reading Creative therapy – Pretty Pots

Ditch the drugs for Reiki!

What on earth is reiki? You might ask If you've not heard of reiki before, it's a type of healing therapy for physical and psychological problems. Reiki was acknowledged in Japan by Dr Mikao Usui. A reiki practitioner will use light touch to change and balance the energy fields in and around your body. This … Continue reading Ditch the drugs for Reiki!