When we are stressed we can often be quick to spend spend spend and that is become easier now with buy now pay later services. However spending to relieve stress can sometimes just make things all the more stressful
A conversation can make all the difference in someone's day. There is power to saying "how are you?" to someone just as Shadi shows in this post
Social media is a powerful tool to stay connected but it can also have a negative impact on our mental wellbeing when the feed isn't right. Here are some ways you can make sure your use of social media makes your life better not worse.
Anna Keo is a sustainable illustrator/fashion freelancer and she talks about her journey to getting where she is now. From job rejections and losing hope to finding that she can live multi-hyphenate lifestyle she thought she'd have to wait for.
What gems of wisdom would I give to my younger self? After 22 years on this planet I have learnt these 22 lessons.
This Hey It Gets Better story comes from Ellie Smith, who is 22 and runs a feminist lifestyle blog from her parent’s house in an unremarkable town near Manchester. She is a 2020 BA English and History with Study Abroad graduate from the University of York (well done if you managed that tongue twister), and she is currently seeking my first full-time job in a digital or social media marketing role. Ellie got a starred first in her degree which is amazing and relevant to the story she tells as you will see below she struggled during her degree. She managed to not only get through it but achieve an amazing result. I hope you enjoy Ellie's story.
Mike is the founder of The Lost Lot, a practical self-development platform for young adults. He is passionate about the bridge between travel and growth having lived and worked around the world, and wants to use those experiences (and lessons) to help others find their own way. In this HIGB story he shares how a hard reset changed his life.
Becky is 29 years old and lives in Devon although she was originally from Lancashire. She is now a Marketing Coordinator and studying for her MA in Marketing & Digital Communications. This Hey It Gets Better Story is all about her job hunt after she graduated and how she went from a job she hated to her dream job .
This Hey It Gets Better story comes from Anthonia who runs British Black Girl on Instagram where she offers fantastic career advice and motivation. Anthonia talks about the challenges of working out what you want to do, deciding whether to go to university and starting your first job.
This HIGB story comes from Laura Anne Moore who has a brilliant story about the pressures of feeling like you have to have it together and confusion around her career.