Don’t call me sassy… even if I am

I get called Sassy at work on a pretty regular basis by male colleagues, yet I've never once been called Sassy by a female co-worker. For the longest time I've honestly thought nothing of it - it normally came as…
Hackney

How to compromise when you really don’t fucking want to

Hi - my name is Lisette, I'm 26 and I hate compromising. I wouldn't say I'm an inflexible person (apart from in the physical sense) I just know what I like and I expect 100% from every situation. Up until…
Cotswold Lavender Fields

Are we more boring than our parents?

One thing I've realised as I see my 20's slip away is that being under 30 wasn't the same 'sex, drugs and rock n roll' lifestyle that people were living back in the 60s and 70s. Being in your 20's…
Oxford

Battling with Imposter Syndrome (& the perfect frayed hem jeans)

I've read many articles over the years around imposter syndrome and it's impact particularly on 25-30 year old women. It's something I'm all too familiar with - I've worked hard my whole life but there's always a nagging little voice…

How to deal with change: my top 3 tips

Change CHānj/The act or instance of making or becoming different I've always been in two minds about change, on the one hand I fear it fiercely and at the same time I'm always so desperate for change as I am…