Back to College Stationery Haul

While I was planning this post I decided to research hauls. I wanted to know why people watch them. Is it nosiness? Trying to get ideas? Do we just like comparison? Psychology seems to favour comparison, unfortunately. People may watch these videos or read posts and compare their lives to the luxury lifestyles portrayed online.…

Do Houseplants Promote Wellbeing?

I really like my houseplants. They do make me happy. This summer I have been trying to propagate some of the succulents and I have enjoyed seeing their progress and learning something new. But does that mean that the plants themselves contribute to my wellbeing? Could I replace them with crafts or colouring books? Perhaps…

Book Review: The Hormone Diaries by Hannah Witton

I had been really looking forward to this book coming out. For those of you who don't know, the Hormone Diaries: the Bloody Truth About Our Periods by Hannah Witton is a book about our lifelong hormone journey from puberty to menopause. Hannah Witton is a Youtuber, who makes videos about contraception, periods, body positivity,…