The value society places on jewellery is an interesting one. There is, quite literally, the monetary value we place on jewellery. Then there is the sentimental and emotional value. Proceeding value, however, is the fashion of jewellery and the impact it has on how people view the wearer. As an example, diamonds, once upon a time, connoted wealth and grace. Nowadays, they are more likely to be connected with over-the-top gaudiness and vulgarity.
With political tensions rising over Brexit, Trump, and Kim Jong Un, distractions sound pretty good. Music can uplift moods, while lyrics entertain us and rhythm encourages us to dance. Below is a selection of bands that is will easily distract you from whatever you are worrying about (at least temporarily) and put a smile on your face.
Whether it’s for fitness reasons or for clearing your mind, there is no denying the transformative powers a walking holiday can give you. It offers you the chance to escape everyday worries and forget daily stresses temporarily, allowing you the time to recover from the hectic modern lifestyles we have built for ourselves.
Body positivity is a hot topic in the news. From curvy models to hairy celebs, our society is slowing changing it’s impossible beauty standards. There is still a long way to go, however, as shown in the recent headlines, either congratulating or dismissing the brave people going against social norms.
Coffee is great. Coffee is amazing. Coffee is life.
I may be a slight fan of coffee. It is one of my only sins and I indulge myself mercilessly with the dark, silky smooth beverage. Living in London, my addiction to coffee has only grown, alongside my exposure to countless incredible, gorgeous cafes. Check out the list below for some amazing cafes to sample.
When reading your latest book purchase, listening to your favourite Spotify playlist or watching Netflix reruns of the Gilmore Girls just don’t suffice as entertaining ways to fill your fleeting moments of free time, the world of podcasting might offer a refreshing option. With the popularity of podcasts exploding within recent years, it seems no matter what sort of mood you’re in, you can find solace, enjoyment, enlightenment, alternative opinion, and general enjoyment by tuning into the vast array of podcasts now available for free listening. Though, as like finding a good book, it can take some time to find the right one for you. Ladies Who Lunch – Ingrid Nilsen & Cat Valdes Youtubers Ingrid & Cat explore numerous subjects that are often seen as taboo when having those everyday conversations. If you’re looking for some refreshing honesty and some solidarity in the embarrassing experiences and issues suffered by most…
Whether you are an avid reader or believe the existence of books is solely for film adaptations, there is a book for everyone. Every topic known on this earth has been written about, including space, bananas, romance, swords, kinky boots, and so much more! Below is a tiny sample to encourage an initial toe-dipping venture into the world of books, or simply a new title for the regular reader to discover.
There are plenty of health benefits to swimming, but even more to swimming in the ocean. It can enhance your mood, lifting depression and any feelings of stress. It can also enhance your body, honing it into a lean and athletic shape. Check out the reasons outlined below for why you should hit the beach as often as possible.
You’ve just finished work, you can barely find the energy to eat your dinner, and you feel like rubbish. What you want is something to cheer you up. The films suggested below are brilliant means of escape from the daily drudgery of life. They are quick solutions and can pick up your mood instantly.
Life is hectic. It is full of surprising highs and unexpected lows, all of which make us who we are today. Resilience is key in dealing with such a roller coaster, particularly the lows that may leave us devastated and in disarray. Occasionally called emotional resilience, it is when you are able to adapt to stressful situations without too much difficulty. To be resilient means you are flexible, versatile and mentally strong. Below are some suggestions on how to build your resilience.