Wednesday, 31 December 2014

Final thoughts of 2014

So its the last day of 2014 and I thought I would do a post to sum up the year with some final thoughts.

So 2014 has been full of ups and downs but i've learnt quite a bit of stuff......

Family time is important! Since going to uni i've been guilty of not going home so I haven't seen my family too much. This term i'm going to try get home at least once a month, ring my grandparents each week and ring my dad every few days because talking to family is very important especially when you are all very close.

My flat are pretty chill..... maybe sometimes we are a little too chill so next year we need to go out more! We get in the mood to go out days before then it gets to the night and we are like mehhh lets just watch the apprentice, and thats the reasons we are a flat of awesome losers! No i'm joking I do love everyone in the flat but next term we are getting in the official uni mood and going out every week!

This year i've also met lots of new people and next term I really hope to make more! Socialising more will definitely help with this. I just need to put myself out there more and not be so shy!

Ive also learnt this year to listen to friends but make up your own mind on things! I know I said this in one of my older blog posts but its so true. I'm someone who definitely needs closure before I can leave something alone so I needed to do something for me that others may not have agreed on, if YOU need to do something do it for you!!

I would say the main thing i've learnt happened in the last couple of days.... sometimes you just need to move on, it may hurt but literally it only hurts for a day? then it slowly just stops. People change how they feel about you and its crappy but that life, and sometimes your opinion changes on people and for yourself you have to move on. Don't believe EVERYTHING people say, they could be saying it to please you at the time, you don't know if they really mean it. And if people are making excuses just leave before you can get hurt.

Also don't overthink stuff, or the worst thing you can do.... let your brain think up thoughts that are never going to happen. You will imagine these perfect scenarios that will never happen and thats the brain just being a massive dick! 

So from the last few points you can probably figure out that something happened to me lately... which leads to my next thought, 2015 is going to be about friendships. I'm not looking for anything from anyone but if someone comes along and it feels right then yeah maybe but for now I am so content in being by myself because people are just a lot of hassle, just find someone who makes you happy and is there when you have a problem even if for now you tell your friend about your problems, if they don't want to help they aren't even friends never mind anything more than that.

I've just realised how down this post is and realised that 2014 has been a year that has given me a hell of a lot of confidence, it started in Kavos in June on holiday and that carried on throughout the rest of the year and a high point was probably when I got my job since I have to talk to people all the time which i'm still getting use to but its getting better! I've learnt that a little compliment can make someone feel 1000 times better about themselves so if you get the chance compliment someone or just be kind to people!

So 2015 is going to be about 
  • Getting fit
  • Eating healthier
  • Getting all my work to a really high standard
  • Meeting new people
  • Making memories
  • Taking more photos and just having a good time.
A main part of 2015 is going to be chasing opportunities that I wouldn't normally have, this is going to be in the form of work because I would like to get some experience in the media industry! 

Im not saying new year new me ..... just new year improved me!!!
Hope you had a great 2014 and heres to an amazing 2015


Monday, 29 December 2014

Playlist #2

So I noticed my last playlist was pretty popular so I thought I would make a new one so here it is!

Get Over It
Jealous-Labrinth // Heal-Tom Odell // Amnesia-5SOS // Before the Worst-The Script // Don't-Ed Sheeran // Let Her Go-Passenger // Bo$$-Fifth Harmony// Problem-Ariana Grande // Shake it off-Taylor Swift // Get Over It-McBusted 

Check the playlist out here
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So this is probably going to be my last post of 2014! I would just like to say thanks to anyone who has checked my blog out this year and hopefully I will be posting even more next year! Thanks everyone.


Monday, 22 December 2014

New years resolutions

I thought I would write down my resolutions so maybe I will stick to the this year!

Get fit - I've already been going to the gym a bit but with work I haven't been going as much as I would like to so when uni starts again thats a must.

Take a trip- This is extremely generic but I do want to explore more and take lots of photos! I really miss photography after finising my course at college and need to get back into it which leads me to my next resolution....

Take more photos- Taking lots of photos is the best way to capture memories and I want 2015 to be all about capturing memories and seizing the moment!

Meet new people- In 2014 I've met some amazing people and want that to continue through out my time at uni and make long lasting relationships with people.

Make time for people- Since starting uni time has been a big problem for me and I need to priorities it better! I need to make time to call my family or go see them for a few days and not leave it 2 months!

Enjoy life more- I need to stop caring what people thing and live life to the full, stop looking at negatives and focus on the positives.

Learn something new- Well I have asked for a ukulele for christmas so thats that sorted!

Blog more!!!- I love blogging and for some reason don't do it regularly enough for my liking!

Listen to a more diverse taste of music- I do try to listen to a variety of music but for some reason always end up listening to the same mopey music!


Saturday, 20 December 2014

My 2014 in pictures

So I thought I would make a post just of my favourite bits of 2014 or my other post would've been unbearably long, so here it is!

My 2014

I thought since its already basically the end of 2014 I thought I would do a post summarising my whirlwind of a year.... probably one of the best years but 2013 was pretty hard to follow!

So January is a big month in my family since there are a lot of birthday, my cousin, grandad etc but after looking through my photos on my computer I took about 2 photos that month! However I do remember being very snowed under with work from college especially photography(how ccoincidental. I also remember getting my uni offers in so I had to step up my work to get the grades.

The main thing that happened in February was on valentines day (surprisingly enough) was the day I met 5sos! Which was a pretty cool day because they are a group of lovely guys! And then I managed to get tickets to their gig later that month.

I think March was the month I started revising so I literally did nothing else! Im looking through my phone photos and all I can see is a party I went to and some modelling stuff I did for Hollys photoshoot.

April was also a month of very little happening until I bumped into Ray Quinn aka my first ever celebrity crush so that was very bizarre! Also Amy's 'gathering'(not allowed to be called a party anymore for certain reasons) 

May was the main revision month and start of exams with the 31st May being the day I went to the 1D concert.

June was probably one of the biggest months of the year! I had all my exams in June, my 18th birthday, my dads 50th and I went on holiday with the girls to Kavos which was one of the best weeks of the year(even if we did want to come home half way through)! So all in all a great month.

In July I went on my family holiday on a cruise around France,Spain and Portugal which was great since I love travelling and I met some amazing people.

And August probably one of the most stressful months, I spent most of the month worrying about my grades to get into uni! I remember on the morning of results day I woke up at 5 and had to watch Jacksgap videos to try calm myself down. When the results came through I was pretty sure I had got into uni but I didn't want to say anything until I was 100% sure since the grades I got weren't as good as I expected but after another 45 minute wait I got my confirmation email that I got into York university which has to be the best thing that has happened to me in a very long time! The rest of the month was spent shopping for stuff to take to uni which was fun but turned out quite expensive. 

September was a slow month for me, everyone was moving to uni and I was getting left behind as I didn't move in till the 23rd meaning I was at home worrying about the course and my potential flat mates. However when time to move in came around we had the best week of freshers possible.... absolutely mental.

October was the first full month I spent at uni, I spend the month meeting new people and just generally having good time. Some days were hard feeling homesick or just down about work but I guess you need a few days to just have a sit down and think about life.

November basically consisted of me trying to find my feet at uni and cope without living at home (which I've realised is great). I got really close with people in my flat and it made uni life so much easier even when I was having breakdowns about the workload! Also to finish the month and effectively the uni term we had the winter ball which was a hilarious night.

December was the month I realised life is too short to worry about uni and to just put myself out there! I made a hell of a lot of friends on my course because I thought I can't worry about being tired the next day because making memories is so much more important! I also got a job at Jack Wills for christmas which is an incredible opportunity, it's meant i've had to go out my comfort zone to talk to people and just put myself out there.

So to sum ip 2014 the year has mainly been about putting myself out there and making memories, meeting people, talking to people I normally wouldn't and just having a good time. It took me so long to realise it doesn't matter what people think about you because in the end who actually cares!