What Living for 1 Week Without Money in London Taught Me

London is known as one of the most expensive cities in the world. Many might think of glitzy buildings and skyscrapers, but reality is different! Decrepit buildings all around New Cross, the borough I now proudly call my 2nd home. Expectation is high-street shops everywhere, reality is an interconnected web of more developed districts such as Westminster, and less developed ones, like Lewisham. However, even living in the seemingly “less

When Self-Worth Becomes Unselfish

Comparing ourselves to others is a very human thing. We tend to go to desperate measures just to outperform each other, and become better than the people we’re next to. Be it eating properly, going to the gym, landing an amazing job or taking up interesting hobbies – let me tell you this: You might be in a position wherein none of those things matter. “Alex”, you’re probably saying, “but

On Hope, Promises and Foolishness

Love comes when manipulation stops; when you think more about the other person than about his or her reactions to you. When you dare to reveal yourself fully. When you dare to be vulnerable. Joyce Brothers To say that I do not regret having broken up with such an amazing girl as Mary would be an understatement. Heck, she was perfect in so many ways – yet out of reach.