Tag: education

Yearly Reflection: 2018

Looking back, 2018 was a life changing kind of year. And although it’s so easy to be negative about it not ending the way I had hoped, I figured it’s best to celebrate the great moments that have occurred in the last 365 days. So, here’s to the memories that have carried me through this…

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NaNoWrimo 2018: Week 1

November has always been a strange one for me, especially since I discovered ‘NaNoWrimo’ and thus became involved with the online writing community – a section of the internet which I wish I had discovered years before. For most of my close family and friends, November is no other than the month before Christmas –…

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The Small Things

On the 8th October 2018, I passed my driving test! Now, for anyone who knows me, this was something I’d built up so much in my mind that I thought it was impossible for me to ever achieve. I wasn’t a naturally confident learner driver. In fact, I dreaded nearly all of my lessons. So,…

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Let it be …

The build up to graduation was bittersweet. I was excited and scared … relieved and stressed about handing my dissertation in – the final step before it was officially over. I knew I wouldn’t fail, or do badly at all for that matter. But what I didn’t prepare myself for was after. After the essays…

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Instant Gratification

Instant Gratification The immediate fulfillment that follows an action/accomplishment. If you haven’t already suffered from the desire to be instantly gratified by something, I’m sure you will someday. I have, and although I often hated to admit it, I don’t think there’s actually anything wrong with wanting to feel immediately fulfilled. However, as most successful…

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A Millennial’s Guide To Success

I’ve always had an extensive list of fears, the mundane and the downright ridiculous. However, I’ve recently found myself reflecting upon them. If someone asked me what I was most fearful of years ago, I wouldn’t tell them the truth. I would shrug, probably say ‘snakes’ and then not mention it again. But that would…

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Graduation

Dear reader, On July 19th 2018, I graduated with a first class BA in English Studies with Creative Writing. The build up to university was challenging, and there were times during my first year that I wanted to quit, but I didn’t. I pushed through, and despite all of the stress (including essay writing on…

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