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May 2016

In Essays on
May 15, 2016

Reinventing Yourself, Again and Again

In the world through which I travel, I am endlessly creating myself.

Aged 12, I wanted to be the most popular girl at school. By 16, I realised that suburban social hierarchies were boring and became fascinated by the big city. Yet come 18, while living in London, I learned that there’s so much more to ‘happiness’ than a location.

Isn’t it funny how much we reinvent ourselves as teenagers, only to slow down when we’re adults and finally have the power to be anyone we want? Read more

In Essays on
May 8, 2016

Facing up to Your Creative Fears

 

There’s a reason I only recently started putting my words out there. It’s called fear. You might be familiar with it.

Fear stole me of any pride I had in my ideas. Of any courage I built up to be creative. It was the voice, forever beside me, that would whisper in my ear the moment I decided to try something new.

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