29/12/2015

5 things I am grateful for today: The progress I have made on my animation so far. All of the people who are reading, liking and following my blog – thank you for your interest and support! Being comfortable and warm at home. Things to watch on TV that keep me from getting bored while…

Creating Animations

When I start up on a new project and I am usually full of ideas and enthusiasm. This starts to dissipate after a while, as the process goes along from the planning stages into the animating stages, it takes a lot of patience to get through the project. Animation takes a lot of patience. It…

28/12/2015

5 things I am grateful for today: My loving and understanding boyfriend. My lovely family. My mum, who cooks dinner for me when I am at home from University. The Internet and its abundance of information! Myself, who I don’t show enough gratitude to. I work so hard, and sometimes I push myself much harder than…

Vegan Diet Improves Spiritual Awareness

As a Spiritualist, who has a long way to go on the path of awakening, I have been looking at ways I can get more in touch with my spirituality. It turns out one of these things is becoming vegan! Cutting meat and animal products from your diet greatly enhances your vibration. It makes you…

25/12/2015 & 26/12/2015

I missed a day (whoops)! I think I can be excused since it was Christmas though! 🙂 So here are 7 things I am grateful for from yesterday and today: Spending time with family. The lovely presents I received from everyone. Being able to see all the awesome artwork and planning process from The Legend…

Why You Shouldn’t Care What People Think Of You

I feel there is something very important that people need to realise, and that is that we don’t need others’ approval to be happy. In fact, we will be most happy when we decide to live for ourselves, to live by our own values,  to stand by our values no matter what people might think…

Vegan ‘Propaganda’

When vegans feel the need to speak out about the cruelty happening towards animals we are often accused of employing vegan propaganda. Yes, what we say may well be biased because we care so much about the animals, but the facts we provide – the cold hard truths – they are not. In fact, it…

24/12/2015

5 things I am grateful for today: My beautiful dog Chibi. The (slow but steady) progress on my university project. Respect from (some of) my friends for my personal choices. Not having to be outside in the rain. Lovely conversations with my boyfriend. Really not feeling Christmassy yet, hopefully tomorrow morning it might hit me…

Animal Intelligence

Following on from yesterday’s post ‘Think Before You Buy’, I thought I would share some more information on the intelligence of animals. It doesn’t make sense to me that some animals are considered pets and some are considered food, because these animals deserve to live just as much as any cat or dog does. I…

23/12/2015

5 thing I am grateful for today: White Collar series and Netflix to keep me going while I’m doing my work. Matt Bomer’s gorgeous face (of course). The sweet messages from my boyfriend, showing me his niece and what he was up to today. It feels good to share your life with someone and for…

22/12/2015

5 things I am grateful for today: My new headset. The lovely dinner mum cooked me. The snacks provided at my friend’s house. Spending time with friends today, catching up and sharing university stories and having intellectual discussions about politics. The presents my friend gave to me for Christmas.