My Career Break: Last year I left my job because I needed a change. I wanted to explore more exciting opportunities, get a job in a new area and take a well deserved break because life is short. During my four month career break I looked for a new job, slept, went on holiday, painted my room, went to a few concerts and workshops, relaxed and spent most of my mornings in the gym. I haven’t had that much time to myself since I left university and it was so peaceful. It sounds silly, but I didn’t realize how much […]
I’m the love of my life
Love of my life. A few months ago, I came to the realization that I’m the love of my life. Sounds weird and a bit narcissistic, but hear me out. Fairytales Whilst writing my Life after Graduation post, I remembered how we’re expected to find the love of our lives in uni, just like the movies and have a romance like the Notebook, High School Musical or like Awkward before Jenna cheated on Matty Mckibben and then you live happily ever after. Yeah?! Life has a funny way of reminding you that fairytales only exist on Disney and Fox. Instead […]
Well, where do I start? 2017 hasn’t been all roses and daffodils, and running through fields of wheat because that’s the naughtiest thing I’ve ever done but 2017 still been a great year. I’ve gone from strength to strength and I achieved things that earlier in the year I didn’t think I could. BAD Bs GET FIRSTS I’ve done so well this year in terms of personal goals, I graduated with first class honours in Accounting and Finance. This has been my goal since the first day I stepped into my university in 2013 and achieving it has given me […]
The pain of feeling unappreciated.
Unappreciated and overburdened. There is nothing worse than going out of your way for someone and when a similar situation arises, they don’t do the same for you or they don’t say thank you. While you shouldn’t do things for others in expectation of receiving something in return; it’s still painful to know that, that person wouldn’t and doesn’t appreciate you or your time. There are so many people who do not have the same heart as you and do not have good intentions for you, which sets you up for many disappointments along the road. Don’t get me […]
The Power of Saying “No”
No one is entitled to your space. No one is entitled to your time. No one is entitled to you. Repeat those three sentences until it’s ingrained into your mind and you start putting it into practice. It’s okay to say no when you feel like it. This two letter word can bring you so much happiness and can stop you from being exploited by those who use up your valuable time and resources while demanding things that you would never ask someone else for. Do not feel inclined to do things for people because you fear you’ll be viewed as […]
If you don’t compare, you don’t compete, so don’t compare.
Constantly comparing yourself to others is unhealthy at all ages. I say all ages because remember how it made you feel as a child when your parents compared you to your best friend who was very smart or your well behaved cousin or one of your friends who they thought was an angel but you knew otherwise… Yeah? It’s still unhealthy now as it was back then but this time you’re doing it to yourself. When you compare yourself to others, you start pointing out your flaws, all the things you haven’t done compared to them and how much “better” other people […]