Welcome to the dusty Pawlean archives! Here, you will find all of my posts that I have written throughout the years. You can find posts based on topic, month or year.

By Topic

📅 January 1st 2018 //


Can you picture where you’ll be in a year? Imagine 2018.

📅 January 10th 2018 //

Tea + Cake with Tahira

Featuring Tahira Resalat this month for the launch 🚀 of “Inspiring Figures” – a column of people you should know about.

📅 January 17th 2018 //

Starting a Blog

My take on the how’s and why’s on starting a blog ✏️

📅 January 24th 2018 //

Cultivating Confidence

Sharing some stories on self-confidence 🌼

📅 January 31st 2018 //

January, For Me

A look back at the first 31 days of the year! ⚡️

📅 February 6th 2018 //

Making sales less of a headache 🧐

Put your hands up if the excess sales and browsing different shops give you a headache? 🙋🏻‍♀️ I feel you.

📅 February 11th 2018 //

Matt on Minimalism

This month’s “Inspiring Figures” – the column of people you should know about – features Minimalist Matt Burman.

📅 February 17th 2018 //

Yup, turns out that
I can be both.

A few thoughts from a conversation and a DM on being a rocking princess “fit” chick.

📅 February 25th 2018 //

Making time

One thing I hear from people is that they “just don’t have time” to work out in the week, but there are things that you can do to make time for your health! 💙

📅 February 28th 2018 //

February, For Me

So before we dive into a fresh new spring (supposedly) month, let’s look back at the last 28 days 💖

📅 March 5th 2018 //


Code First: Girls hosted their second Northern Conference (#CFGNConf18) at PwC in Manchester last week. Here’s what I took away from the conference as well as what I hope I gave back ✨

📅 March 16th 2018 //

Organising #HackMed18

Sharing everything I learnt organising #HackMed18 – a medically focused hackathon that aims to solve problems related to humanity’s elementary need, health.

📅 March 21st 2018 //

A Cherry on Top

This month’s “Inspiring Figures” – the column of people you should know about – features powerlifting badass Cherry Yeung.

📅 March 30th 2018 //

March, For Me

This #MindfulMarch, I continued being a full-time Powerhouse, obsessed over my health data and practised gratitude every single day. 🌻

📅 April 4th 2018 //

Paying it Forward

Being involved with the Code First: Girls community opened up so many opportunities to me from scoring a Web Developer job to boosting my confidence in STEM and beyond 🚀

📅 April 8th 2018 //

Persistence #inspireWIT 💜

I had the fantastic opportunity to give a talk at the inspireWIT conference this year, on the power of persistence in my journey so far. It was such an honour! ✨

📅 April 16th 2018 //

Health & Wellness Edition

Sharing my favourite health and wellness apps that helps me stay on track and keep a record of my health data. 💉

📅 April 29th 2018 //

April, For Me

Looking back at the month of April’s achievements, lowlights, obsessions and favourites! 💫

📅 May 5th 2018 //

Ctrl-C, Ctrl-V

🖱Right click, copy. Click, right click, paste. Discussing thoughts on imitation, copying, stealing creative work to inspiration and vision.

📅 May 12th 2018 //

Taking up space

This week I attended the Tab’s Future 100 event at J.P Morgan in London, here’s what I took away!

📅 May 19th 2018 //

Shes a creative

This month’s “Inspiring Figures” – the column of people you should know about – features the creative, Bolu Bello.

📅 May 25th 2018 //

Suns out, Cams out

A week summary post on spending sunnier days at Ladybower Reservoir, exploring Leeds and thoughts on the upcoming months – including moving out! 😱

📅 May 31st 2018 //

May, For Me

This May, I spent most of my time grinding to the end of my degree, working on optimising my health, watering my creativity and playing with new tech whilst enjoying the sunshine!

📅 June 3rd 2018 //


I attended my first ever blogger event over the weekend for the launch of 200 degrees coffee shop in Sheffield. ☕️

📅 June 9th 2018 //

4 out of 4

A reflection of my final year as an undergrad detailing my experience, things I learnt and the exciting future ahead. #shefunilife

📅 June 14th 2018 //

#girlboss: Naomi Thomas

This month’s “Inspiring Figures” – the column of people you should know about – features the techie entrepreneur, Naomi Thomas.

📅 June 24th 2018 //

Paw turns 22 🐾🎈🍰

Today I turn another year older, hopefully with that a lot wiser too! I’m quickly reflecting on my achievements of a year of being 21 and looking ahead onto 22! 🐾

📅 June 30th 2018 //

June, For Me

Read about what I got up to this month from my trip away, finishing university and turning 22!

📅 July 7th 2018 //

#Explaw🐾-ing Málaga

Sharing the awesome highlights as well as the unexpected bumps during mine and Matt’s trip to Málaga!

📅 July 13th 2018 //


It’s been two weeks since I started the new chapter of my life and it’s not been as smooth as I expected. But when there’s a will, there’s a way…

📅 July 17th 2018 //

Chat with Maria

This month’s “Inspiring Figures” – the column of people you should know about – features the incredible entrepreneur Maria Kritikos, founder of LWL network.

📅 July 21st 2018 //

Grit, Adversity and University

Last week, I graduated from the University of Sheffield with a BSc (Hons) degree in Biomedical Sciences. And just like that my academic life has come to a close!

📅 July 31st 2018 //

July, For Me

July has been a month of change and the main thing I’ve been doing is adjusting to a new city, job and life! This is how the hottest month of the year was, for me. ✨

📅 August 6th 2018 //

4 years as Pawlean

My blog turns 4 years old today 🎂 So I’m looking back at how and why I started, how the digital world has changed and the core values of Pawlean.

📅 August 13th 2018 //

Tech Talk with Tara

This month’s “Inspiring Figures” – the column of people you should know about – features the very talented Tara, a full-stack developer in the start-up scene.

📅 August 20th 2018 //

Creating a better me

When I truly prioritised myself starting with my physical and mental health… everything changed – beyond seeing an ab or two! Here is #PawGainz, 2 years on.

📅 August 26th 2018 //

Vlogging @ TUoS

Sharing my recent vlogging-venture with the University of Sheffield and previous projects. Wishing all students joining this Sept the very best! 🌟

📅 August 31st 2018 //

August, For Me

August celebrated a lot of anniversaries from #4YearsofPaw, 2 years of creating a better me and another year of implementing this blog column monthly!

📅 September 8th 2018 //

Rising together w/ Natalie

This month’s “Inspiring Figures” – the column of people you should know about – features the incredible Natalie Franke, founder of the Rising Tide Society.

📅 September 15th 2018 //

A New Chapter

Hitting the pause button to reflect on the last 2 weeks of my induction for my new role at BT / EE.

📅 September 22nd 2018 //

Live a Rich Life, the Cheap Way!

Collaborating with Earnest; a technology-enabled FinTech lender on ways you can start keeping more money every month! 💰

📅 September 29th 2018 //

September, For Me

September has been the month of being constantly on-the-go, adjusting to a new working environment and remembering my why. 💕

📅 October 5th 2018 //


A portrait collection of markers and creators by Ness Labs. Sharing my thoughts on why this project was important to me and Little Paw. 🐾

📅 October 13th 2018 //

Decoding my Strengths

The first step to Personal Development is understanding where you are right now, I use Myers Briggs Test and the Strengths Profile with this! Here are my findings. 💭

📅 October 20th 2018 //

Designing with David

This month’s “Inspiring Figures” – the column of people you should know about – features the incredible David da Silva, product designer with the love of making art with code.

📅 October 23rd 2018 //

Matt does my makeup

…and he did it well. ish. #Mattline finally take on the “my boyfriend does my makeup” tag. How well did he do?

📅 October 30th 2018 //

October, For Me

October has been the month of self-awareness, honesty, recognition and exploration. ✨

📅 November 9th 2018 //

A Year Of Public Speaking

Reflecting on my ✨achievement unlocked: can speak in public without breaking down ✨ Sharing some advice from a year of speaking.

📅 November 15th 2018 //


A personal post about life recently and how looking on the bright side is healing. ❤️

📅 November 19th 2018 //

Be Fit Mentally w/ Aimee

This month’s “Inspiring Figures” – the column of people you should know about – features the incredible Aimee Browes, founder of the Happiness Bootcamp and Personal Trainer.

📅 November 25th 2018 //

Building an online presence

On Saturday, I gave a workshop on how to up your online presence to secure opportunities at the Northern Power Futures event in Manchester. This is what I covered ✨

📅 November 30th 2018 //

November, For Me

November has been a tough one. But taught me a hell lot of things 🙌🏼

📅 December 3rd 2018 //

Grow from your STEM 🌱

I was invited to speak at a cross-governmental event on my STEM career, here’s a quick summary of what I took away and gave back. 🌟

📅 December 12th 2018 //

Yeah, Girls Code.

This month’s “Inspiring Figures” – the column of people you should know about – features techie Nathalia Rus.

📅 December 21st 2018 //

5 Things I have learnt in 2018

With 2018 quickly coming to an end, I wanted to share five life lessons I learnt in 2018.

📅 December 27th 2018 //

December, For Me

Let’s not forget December – here’s a quick look back of the final month of the year ❄️