A Man’s Guide To NYE

Hey guys, as it’s NYE tomorrow, I thought today we could help out the people who don’t yet know what to wear. That’s right, I’m looking at the dudes.backgrounderNow for NYE, men tend to fit into 3 categories: Those who didn’t think attire was something to stress over, those who have no clue what’s acceptable, and those who are being made to dress up (usually in a costume.)

So today I’m breaking down how to dress for a NYE event, for the dudes.

Now let’s get this out of the way first. Yes, guys, it is a special occasion, so you can’t wear the clothes you had on yesterday.

Now obviously, just as much as women do, men have their own styles and preferences when it comes to clothes, so make sure you’re staying within your comfort zone when it comes to a NYE party, you don’t want to be worrying that your shirt is too flamboyant or tight for you.DSCN2840So, bearing comfort in mind, you need to be entirely comfortable from the get-go. Now if you can’t see where I’m going with the next line, I don’t know how to put it any other way than, underwear. You don’t want to spend the entire evening uncomfortable because your underwear isn’t properly supporting you.

Now obviously, this isn’t a problem I knew about, so I don’t understand these issues, and I didn’t even know they existed until Tommy John got into contact with me.

Tommy John is a company that understands the problems that men face, and have created the perfect product to tackle any and all problems that you might face with your underwear. Now for those who still don’t understand, here’s what Tommy John are talking about.

In their own words, “Tommy John was born from the desire to fix men’s undergarments. Men’s base layers have been stuck in the Dark Ages (and in dark places). Until now. Tommy John makes modern undergarments for the modern man. Innovative design and fabric technology mean no more pulling, squishing, tangling or bunching – no matter how a man moves.”

The truth is, for NYE, a collared shirt and jeans will see you through the evening, no problems. (Unless you’re going to a black tie or fancy dress event, in which case stick to the guidelines provided, man!) The most important thing about clothing, whether you are male or female, is being comfortable. So don’t overlook the things you usually would, like underwear.


Thanks to Tommy John for the inspiration behind this post, be sure to check out their site HERE for all of your comfort needs!

Be sure to use the code FIRST15 to get 15% off of your first purchase!

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New Years FOMO?

Hey guys! Welcome to the world after blogmas, where we are all about NYE now!

Obviously this time of year quietly creeps in behind Christmas, without giving many of us a chance to properly plan what to do. From staying in with your family, to going to a massive party, our decision in regards to new years eve is usually a very last minute one.

Fotor1228194950With the last minute nature of our decisions, FOMO can sometimes follow.

What the heck is FOMO? Well, FOMO is the ‘Fear of missing out’, it’s a word we’ve created for the emotion we feel, when we feel like we aren’t doing what everyone else is doing. Now obviously, this isn’t always a bad thing, in fact sometimes doing something differently to everyone else can be a really good thing.

So this post isn’t about how to ‘keep up’ with anybody else, or how to ‘properly’ celebrate any occasion to avoid feeling like you’re missing out. Oh no, the purpose of today’s post is to help you in living exactly the way you want to, and how to avoid disappointment in that.

Of course, the biggest piece of advice I can give you guys is to plan. I like to keep a planner on me at all times, on my desk or in my bag. That way I can pop any events or important work I need to do in immediately, and not put it upon myself to try and remember until I have another moment to write it down. I’ll also try to put a small amount of time aside each evening to tick off what I’ve done, and prioritise what I have to do throughout the coming week.IMG_0472But if you’re not old like me, and you prefer to keep your life in the cloud, you can follow these steps, but just use the calendar in your phone!

However, if you’re quite confident with how you stay on top of what you have to do, then I’m very excited to introduce you to Eventbrite!

Eventbrite is an app that you can browse through to see upcoming events near you, or anywhere you might be travelling to in the near future, such as concerts, networking events, training sessions, and talks. You can even create and host your own events on the app or site, for free if the event itself is free!

So with Eventbrite, you can relax in knowing that you’re being kept in the know with exciting events near you, never again will you see a friend post about an awesome concert they’re going to, and find out it’s sold out.

Eventbrite, helping us sleep soundly, knowing FOMO can never strike.


Thank you guys so much for reading, as I always ramble on, it really does mean a lot to me. And thank you to Eventbrite for giving me the inspiration behind this post, check out Eventbrite now for their FOMO Prevention Campaign!

Finally, I just thought I’d let you guys know that I’m currently in a little bit of a limbo with my blog at the moment, so the next 2 posts may go up on the scheduled days, but please don’t worry if they’re not, I might just be taking a little break. I still love this blog very much, but I need some time to evaluate and understand what I want to do.

Six Small Steps To Happiness

Sometimes it can be quite difficult remaining positive when facing a lot of things that life throws at you. But something we often forget is that how we are feeling, is ultimately determined by us.

That’s right.

Something that has always resonated with me since I heard it is,

“No one can make you feel anything without your permission.”Steps To HappinessYup. At the end of every day, we all have the choice on how we look back on it. We can choose to see only the negatives, or we can choose to see the small acts of understanding and kindness that we witnessed.

But I also understand that some days it can be more difficult than others to simply ‘see the good’. So I’ve compiled a little list of things that you can incorporate into your daily routine to help you find it easier to remain upbeat and positive. 


Sleep | Having a somewhat fixed sleeping schedule does both your body and mind wonders. If you’re well rested, you’re less likely to feel negative, and if you’re getting up earlier in the mornings, you’re leaving yourself more time to get things done and spend a bit of time for yourself, by having a nutritious breakfast or doing your hair/makeup.

Exercise | I know, I know. Reading that word in a list like this can be really annoying and useless. BUT you’ll be surprised with just how much more uplifted you feel during the day if you started out your day by doing some gentle exercise. This can be anything from walking to school/work, doing some light yoga, or simply reaching for the sky and then your toes once you’re out of bed. Just try to keep in touch with your body, listen to how you’re feeling, and don’t overlook anything.Steps To Happiness

Water | You best believe it. Yes, exercise is always followed by water in lists like these, but trust me, it really does you the world of good. Just get into the habit of packing yourself a water bottle in your bag, or having one next to your bed. If it’s there, you’re more likely to drink it, than having to make yourself a drink of anything else. Water is proven to improve your health, hair, skin and mood. No one has ever met an upbeat dehydrated person.

Organise | This will benefit you and your life in endless ways. If you treat yourself to a cute planner, and write down all of your plans, assignments, and appointments, you’ll feel a weight lifted off of your shoulders. Not only will you become more productive because you’ll learn to prioritise your plans, but you’ll find yourself setting time aside for just you, as you can see how hard you’re working.

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embrace the tiny cloud, be the tiny happy cloud

Pamper | I know it’s cliché, and it’s not for everyone, but having a night where you don’t do anything but stay in, watch your favourite shows/movies, and pamper yourself in whatever way you deem fit, be it a bath, just doing your nails, or styling your moustache (we can’t forget the boys, they need pampering too) can be so beneficial for your mood after all of the pampering.

Embrace Change | Start out small, nothing too intimidating or useless. Just a tiny act of complimenting someone, or smiling at someone. You’ll quickly find that if you try and make a small effort of thinking kinder thoughts, it’ll affect your actions, and your actions influence how the people around you treat you, it’s one massive cycle. When you think something nice about someone, tell them. You’ll be surprised with how much it’ll mean to them, and it’ll affect your thoughts in the future.


That’s it for my Six Small Steps To Happiness! I hope this post helped you out, even if it’s only a little bit! If you’ve got any life saving tips or advice, be sure to share them below, it could really help someone else out. Thank you guys for reading, see you next time!