Things I Want to Do When This Is All Over | rosie abigail

This, of course, being the Coronavirus pandemic. However much I am an optimist, I know things won’t ever fully go back to normal, or the normal we were accustomed to. And the world won’t suddenly snap back into working full speed again; it’ll be a delayed return, just like they are doing in Wuhan now.…

Tips to Get You Through Self-Isolation | Working From Home

I’m sure I’m not the only person on this planet we call home who is feeling lost right now. We are living in unprecedented times, and that comes with a lot of anxiety and life-adjustments. My biggest adjustment so far has been having to self-isolate. However, I think I'm pretty skilled on the self-isolation front.…

‘The Body Shop’ Skin-Care Routine | rosie abigail

As I’m writing this, I have just finished up my morning skin care routine and feel like an absolute goddess. For years, I didn’t really care about my skin, and would haphazardly throw on some moisturiser as a make-up base, or try a face mask that would end up drying out my skin. But now,…

What I Learnt in 2019 | rosie abigail

Like every year, humans congregate to celebrate the Earth going around one full orbit successfully, and 2019 was no different. Good job Earth, have a round of applause (clapclapclap)! I have never been one to celebrate New Year’s Eve in the full sense of the event; I’ve tried nights out and house parties, but have…

Dealing With Imposter Syndrome | rosie abigail

Dealing with Imposter Syndrome | rosie abigail

"Imposter Syndrome". I’ve been seeing this phrase pop up all over my social media the past few weeks - “anyone got tips to help deal with imposter syndrome? xo”, “it’s an imposter syndrome kind of day”, “reaaaally feeling out of place at this conference #impostersyndrome”. Every time I see a Tweet or post like that,…

Real Self-Care for Students | rosie abigail

In the land of undergraduate (and postgraduate study), a cold chill has fallen across the kingdom. Assignment titles have been released, all are behind on the reading lists, and even the strongest of students have succumbed to the flu. Stress levels are peaking, and people are forgetting what normal sleeping hours are. Two years on…

Switching to Cruelty-Free Beauty & Skin Care | rosie abigail

Look, I’m not the most environmentally friendly person out there; I forget my metal straws, I still use clingfilm, and I simply can’t be vegan because of my allergies (that’s another blog post for another time). But, I am trying to be the best green version of myself I can be (green as in ‘caring…