Articles by: ellyknott23
My name is Elly, I am a Content Writer based in Southampton. I am open to writing about a range of topics, but have a particular passion for lifestyle and entertainment themed pieces.

Happiness: Your how-to guide

February 9, 2016 8:27 pm0 comments
Happiness: Your how-to guide

It’s an exceptionally overused Cliche, but as it’s now officially a brand new year (well it’s already February but you know what I mean), there’s no better time to be focusing on something we don’t tend to focus on – our personal well-being. Something else is always more important, but […]

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Direction for the ones left behind

January 19, 2016 6:29 pm0 comments
Direction for the ones left behind

Grief. That somewhat awkward five lettered word that no one really feels a hundred percent comfortable talking about. We become uneasy about burdening others with our troubles, or fear that they may no longer see us as a fun, friendly individual if we start to broach the subject of our […]

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It’s beginning to look a lot like a hassle free Christmas

December 14, 2015 9:33 pm0 comments
It’s beginning to look a lot like a hassle free Christmas

It’s the most wonderful(ly busy and demanding) time of the year. Now, only mere weeks away, Michael Bublé is waking from his eleven month slumber as many shops are immersed in all things red, green and glittery. That’s right, folks, Christmas is once more rearing its tinsel covered head whilst […]

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“Happiness can be found even in the darkest of times, if one only remembers to turn on the light”

November 30, 2015 2:49 pm0 comments
“Happiness can be found even in the darkest of times, if one only remembers to turn on the light”

The world can appear to be a frightening and upsetting place at times, but the more I read about the attacks and tragedies surrounding the places and people that have been hurt, the more I realise that we cannot live our lives in fear. The negativity is unavoidable as it […]

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A How To Guide For This Season’s Sickness

November 17, 2015 4:46 pm0 comments
A How To Guide For This Season’s Sickness

Ah, Autumn. Parks covered with golden leaves, coffee shops introducing their winter drinks, and children playing happily with the shiny fallen conkers. What a beautiful time of year. That is, until the dreaded sneezing starts, followed by the painful tickly cough and swollen glands. Before you know it you’re stuck […]

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Volunteering: A peek behind the hospital curtains

November 10, 2015 3:19 pm0 comments
Volunteering: A peek behind the hospital curtains

The three year old girl with feathery blond hair sits delicately in her pyjamas as she fiddles with her new bracelet, smiling at the sparkly butterfly beads. She shows me her teddies and I go through them one by one, asking their names and telling her about my own childhood […]

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Old Enough But Young Enough – The Truth About Your Mid Twenties

October 25, 2015 9:41 pm0 comments
Old Enough But Young Enough – The Truth About Your Mid Twenties

The mid twenties: one of life’s most intriguing stepping-stones. Old enough to take out a mortgage, young enough to still reside in your mum’s house. Old enough to make an informed vote in the election, young enough to ponder over what David Cameron does all day. Old enough to enjoy […]

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How to enjoy the gym – A beginners guide

October 12, 2015 10:05 am0 comments
How to enjoy the gym – A beginners guide

Being fit is very much the “in thing” right now – something that we are all thoroughly reminded of through internet sites, television programmes, newspapers, magazines and so forth. It’s an ongoing trend that doesn’t seem likely to run out of steam any time soon. Consequently I can assume that, in addition […]

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