University

University Room Tour!

Finally I've come along with a university themed post, which I know I've been promising for a while. However, I wanted to settle into my space first, get into the routine of studying and find a period where I have some free time to write. So here we are! My bedroom is where I spend… Continue reading University Room Tour!

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Favourites, Reviews

Monthly Favourites

This month has been a whirlwind, preparing for university's second term and indulging in more films, books and television (as always). Subscribe to my blog for regular updates on my new posts and expect more university related content soon. Tweet me @eliseetamsinn on Twitter if you want anything new from my posts. Thanks as always… Continue reading Monthly Favourites

Baking

Recipe: Christmas Morning Muffins

Christmas back at home is always an excuse for baking, particularly with your family around, fairylights on and Buble blasting. However, these versatile muffins are perfect either for a whole platter of pastries in the morning, or for an afternoon tea with jam, marmalade or butter and a cup of tea. They're a warming combination… Continue reading Recipe: Christmas Morning Muffins

music

November Mixtape

Yes, I have most certainly started listening to Christmas music in preparation for December, and whilst I'm feeling festive, I have also spent the last few months compiling a variety of new music into my inventory. This season has been filled with a variety of genre's of music, but together they depict a plethora of… Continue reading November Mixtape

University

My week in uni outfits

Welcome back! Sorry for the absolute monstrous break I took from blogging, but about a month ago I moved into uni, and it's been difficult to find the time to blog. However, I'm back with my first of a series of university related posts, and inspired by MsRosieBea, here is my week of uni outfits,… Continue reading My week in uni outfits

Creative Projects, Zines

August Zine

If you were around last month, you'll remember the free downloadable July zine, and luckily, here's the next edition. Slowly bid summer farewell with August's little zine, and stay tuned for more and more monthly editions... This downloadable “zine” (i.e. mini magazine) is handmade and completely free to print off and keep as inspiration, or pass… Continue reading August Zine

Personal

Elise Tamsin : Dealing with anxiety.

Anxiety can often be both overwhelming and isolating. Although awareness about the illness is growing, the help available is often difficult to obtain and ineffective. Having being diagnosed with both anxiety and depression, dealing with bouts of worry and upset along with panic attacks is common. Yet, across the past couple of years I’ve begun to come to grips with the techniques that help me control my anxiety.

 Recognising anxious tendencies

Ok, so although I was pretty certain I had anxiety before being diagnosed, depression, which often comes hand in hand with the disorder, was a surprise to me. Some people don’t hate themselves all the time? And aren’t crushingly insecure? My main problem tends to be spirals of worrying and anxious thoughts that manifest as self hatred. The first step in realising this is your anxious brain, and not logical and rational thinking, is accepting when people tell…

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Creative Projects, How-to's

DIY Bedroom Decorations

Today I thought I'd show you some super simple DIY bedroom decorations. All of these can be made in under 10 minutes, and are really cute personalised displays. Enjoy! PINBOARD UPCYCLE So for years I've had this pinboard in my room, and for a while it's sat above my desk with a collection of tickets,… Continue reading DIY Bedroom Decorations

Creative Projects, Zines

July Zine

July has just gone by and I'm starting a new monthly project. In the past couple of months both exams and the beginning of summer have been really time consuming, and this blog has definitely been neglected. However, for new followers and regular readers, a monthly free gift is here! This downloadable "zine" (i.e. mini… Continue reading July Zine