2020 Graduates Face Unemployment and Uncertainty

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It’s a complete cliche, but 2020 has been one tough year for everybody. Many are counting down the days to the 31st of December just to finally rid the chaos that has arisen from COVID-19 and more. With the economy struggling and businesses having to reduce staff and working hours, unemployment is prevalent. As of […]

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Lessons I Learnt About Social Anxiety as an Aspiring Journalist

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Overcoming many battles with social anxiety and deciding I wanted to go to university to study Journalism seemed contradictory to me at the time. “You must be absolutely mad”, I told myself repeatedly. The first step was the easiest for I was yet to face the fear of interviewing a complete stranger – aka putting […]

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Coronavirus and Anxiety

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So I may be jumping on a bit of a band wagon here but I’m selfishly glad to see I’m not the only one whose mental health is being affected by the surge of media reporting and misinformation regarding coronavirus. From debates of should we self-isolate to carrying symptoms unbeknownst to us, it’s impossible to […]

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Intimidation In The Street – Stop Harassing.

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Catcalling, groping and general intimidation. A scenario us females are all too familiar with. Having to consider whether you’re showing too much skin in the Summer. Or believing that it’s your fault that boy groped your bum because of what you were wearing. Before I go on, this is by no means an attack on […]

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2019 Resolutions: Self-Acceptance.

Acceptance. A word so common to us, yet the least used. We’ll happily use the word, yet we’re not comfortable doing what it says on the tin. An absence of self-acceptance can have damaging implications on our mental health, according to Headspace. This was validated by studies that showed “diminished self-acceptance can threaten our psychological […]

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5 Reasons You Should Stop Comparing Yourself To Others

The art of comparing yourself to another – an issue that feels like the bane of my life at the moment and yours too, I’m guessing. In today’s society, it has become a norm to envy others and therefore begin to compare yourself to them. It’s of course even easier with the likes of social […]

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7 Ways To Tackle Feeling Overwhelmed

Sara Young Wang, in an article for Forbes, narrowed feeling overwhelmed down to 4 main causes. These are: The fear of bad outcomes. Feeling uncertain. Struggling to find a solution to tough problems. Having a mind that’s constantly racing with thoughts. The act of feeling overwhelmed is something we ALL experience in our lifetime and […]

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It’s Your Time

There’s nothing more heart-crushing than when you have goals and ambitions, but you’re too afraid to pursue them. What if they judge? What if it’s a big mistake? What if I’m not good at it? Trust me, I completely understand. It’s almost been a year since I started writing my blog, and I can 100% […]

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Walking To Eliminate Anxiety

According to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA), a group of psychologists studying how exercise helps both anxiety and depression have suggested that a 10-minute walk may have the same benefits as a 45-minute intense workout. After waking up in a right old panic on Saturday morning after a bad dream, I decided […]

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Don’t Stress, It’s Okay.

Feel very free to criticize me because I am currently writing this post because I’m avoiding getting work done… You guessed it. Today’s post is about stress/worry and avoidance. For me personally, I constantly find myself worrying more than needed over pieces of work that need to be done (for University). Nevertheless, my temporary solution […]

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