Faith

Do not worry about tomorrow

I don’t know about you, but I often find that life can be unpredictable. I can see this in my own life and even more in the lives of others. Sometimes things just don’t work out the way we expect or hope and this can be a daunting prospect. Worry about the future I sometimes […]

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Work & Study

Time in Lockdown

“Now is the time to be productive, better yourself and put your time to good use! ” – this message seems to be one of the most prevalent throughout lockdown period. I have personally found this focus on self-improvement pressurising and burdensome. It has been more helpful for me to spend time doing what I […]

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Faith

The Unpredictability of Life

The recent pandemic has got me thinking about how unpredictable life is. This is not something that anybody prepared or planned for. All over the world, people made plans which had to be cancelled- from holidays to weddings and birthday celebrations. Families have quickly been torn apart. Loved ones have been rushed into intensive care […]

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Faith, Friends & Family, Work & Study

Can Faith and Striving go together?

A friend and I were talking recently about the pressure society places on us to be ‘accomplished’ and have boxes ticked off like getting a ‘good’ job, buying a house and getting married, by a certain age. We agreed that this pressure is unhelpful and we agreed that working towards our own goals at our […]

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Travel

Top tips for your next trip

Many of us love to travel- whether it be to take a break from life’s usual routine and explore a new scene or perhaps an occasion simply arises which demands a few nights away from home. I’m fortunate enough to have been on a few travel trips in the past few years and along the […]

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Faith

A Thankful New Year

As this year comes to an end, many of us are starting to get ready to welcome in a New Year. This often involves reviewing the previous year and setting goals for the year ahead. ‘New year, new me’ is a phrase people like to use to signify a fresh start… a new chapter. Everyone […]

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Work & Study

5 Holiday Study Tips

5 tips to motivate you to study over the holidays I am in my final year of university and over the past 6 or 7 years, I have always had to study over the holidays. Whether it be revising for January school exams or writing university assignments, the work never seems to go away. Holidays […]

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Travel

10 top tips to survive and thrive on your Year Abroad

I study Russian and German at university and I went on a year abroad last academic year as part of my course. Whether you’re also going on a year abroad as part of your degree or you’re taking a year out purely for fun, it’s important to know not only how to ‘survive’ but also […]

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Faith

Real Positive

Be positive! I’m sure you’ve heard someone say this to you at some point in your life. Whether you’re about to take an exam and you’re not convinced that it’s going to go so well, or you’ve just found out that you’ve been rejected from that job you were hoping to get. You may be […]

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Faith

Top Christian Music Artists

  If you’re anything like me, finding new Christian music can sometimes be a bit of a struggle. Songs which communicate a positive message whilst remaining ‘easy on the ear’ are not always easy to find! As such, I have compiled a list of a few of the Christian artists I am currently listening to […]

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