"Comparison Is The Thief Of Joy"

The title of this blog post is something that has really gotten me through these first 7 months of 2018. I don't really remember where I first heard it, but it has not left my head since I did. Said by Theodore Roosevelt (the 26th President of the United States), "Comparison is the Thief of Joy" has been interpreted in many ways, some people believing it not to be true, some swearing by its accuracy. I truly believe that…

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And So It Begins...

I can think of no better time to log back onto NevNYC. 
So this is it. I have officially finished my time in institutionalised education. After 20 something years of school, I'm done. And although my last few weeks have been filled with anticipation, dread, adrenaline, celebration and so on, I feel excited! 
We have a saying England - "don't over-egg the pudding" which essentially means, don't spoil something by trying hard to improve it. This is how I feel at the end of my education. I have learnt so much from all the schools I have attended, particularly

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A New Chapter...

For me, writing is a tricky beast. What is it that I want to say? Will the words on the page truly reflect my thoughts? Will anyone read or see what I have to say? These are things that plague my mind when approaching a notepad or my laptop keyboard. I have made a point this year to really delve into articles, the news and writing on current affairs etc. Back in June I subscribed to the New Yorker, Vanity Fair and keep up to date with the New York Times, and since June I have...

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Everyday Essentials: 3 Summer Skincare Must Haves

My routine previously consisted of an occasional facemask before bed, a facial exfoliation once every two/three days, and moisturising everyday. A routine that barely got me through the first week of summer, last year, before I found my face breaking out. This year I have introduced a daily skincare routine that enables me to get through different types of days that we have had this summer so I thought I would share with you guys, the products that I have found to really work for me!

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