What To Do When Your Plant-Based Lifestyle Is Compromised

What To Do When Your Plant-Based Lifestyle Is Compromised

I’ve been veggie since I was 15 years old, which has given me a lot of time to get used to plant-based living. It’s also a lot of time to make a gazillion mistakes. During my time as a veggie I've watched the lifestyle, along with veganism, become more and more popular. Nowadays, even fully-fledged [...]

Taking Care of Body: Tips on Boosting Your Physical Health

Taking Care of Body: Tips on Boosting Your Physical Health

In our current, never-ending, mission to increase productivity and be successful whilst also being emotionally self-aware, it’s easy to forget a very important factor that all of these goals rely on- being physically healthy. We talk a fair bit on this blog about how mental health isn’t recognised as much, or in as much detail, [...]

9 Things You Can Try Right Now to Boost Your Self-Esteem

9 Things You Can Try Right Now to Boost Your Self-Esteem

Low self-esteem is a pain, like, dementor sucking at your face kind of pain. The first thing we do when we’re in pain nowadays is Google the remedies. As a fellow low-self-esteem-dabbler and confidence-boost-article-searcher I’ve done my bit of ground research. Searching how to help low self-esteem can bring up some amazing resources and I’ve [...]

Sengan-en: Where Japanese History, Nature and Sweet Potatoes Mash Together

Sengan-en: Where Japanese History, Nature and Sweet Potatoes Mash Together

A volcano, historical Japanese estate, sapphire blue ocean, UNESCO museum, a cute Starbucks…. Sengan-en has it all.  I visited this feudal estate, built in 1658 by Shimadzu Mitsuisha of the Shimadzu clan, before Ste went back to the UK. It was recommended by my awesome friend and Kagoshima connoisseur, Lydia. Her recommendations are consistently brilliant [...]

Goodbye Winter Blues

Goodbye Winter Blues

3 months into 2019, almost 9 months into JET. and oh my god time is flying! I'm glad to report that so far this year I've been really happy. Giphy Since last year my self awareness and confidence have been gradually growing and I've become more and more in touch with how I'm feeling. I'm [...]