Tag Archives: graduates

Why We Need To Stop Guilting Ourselves Over Food

I am a healthy eater. Like many twenty-somethings, I have embraced the clean eating phenomenon, and carefully think about what I eat and why.

I eat lots of protein-rich foods, rarely buy a pre-made meal and drink oodles of water. Yet whenever I fall off the wagon, I’m left wracked with overwhelming guilt.

But I’ve decided that I need to stop feeling so bad about myself. And here’s why you should too.

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Too Busy to Eat Well? Think Again…

It’s impossible to scroll through Instagram these days without being confronted with colourful Buddha bowls, layered salad jars and the old favourite, poached eggs on toast (who knew avocado was so photogenic?!)

But despite best intentions, eating well can sometimes take second place when you’re trying to get ahead in the career game.

Thankfully, you can kick ass and be healthy. Let me show you how. Read more…

The Right to Write: Conflicts of being a journalist and a blogger

I love a good blog. We as humans are a nosy bunch and it’s hard not to enjoy an insight into someone else’s life, especially when it’s accompanied by pretty pictures. I adore perusing recipe blogs for meal ideas, and I pay more credence to the style of fashionistas than I do High Street mannequins.

Yet, through no fault of their own, bloggers are making life tough for professional writers. And as someone who has dedicated four years to the art of crafting skilled copy and creating engaging multimedia content, this is hard to swallow. Read more…

How I Got my Job as a Luxury Retail Merchandiser: Interview with Rachel Glennie

Something new and exciting is happening on the blog- I’m starting a new series where I speak to some sorted twenty-somethings with cool jobs to find out how they got them.

First up is Rachel Glennie, who works as a retail merchandiser for luxury clothing company, Johnstons of Elgin. Read more…