Faith, Friends & Family

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

Au Pair in France

Ever wanted to stay in a foreign country for a long period of time, learn a new culture or a new language? If so, working as an au pair may be a good option for you. I had the opportunity to spend 5 weeks this summer working as an au pair in France. Here is a bit […]

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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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Work & Study

5 Reminders for Young Working Adults

As a young employee, I can sometimes feel down and discouraged when navigating the challenges of the workplace and my career. It’s easy to lose perspective and get caught up in the relentlessness of it all. It’s so important that we remember the 5 following points: 1. Relax- you are doing fine Being goal-oriented and […]

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Faith, Work & Study

Rushing Around

The great omission in … life is solitude; not loneliness, for this is an alienation that thrives most in the midst of crowds, but that zone of time and space free from outside pressure which is the incubator of the spirit. — Marya Mannes As a student, I often find myself rushing from one thing […]

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Work & Study

7 ways to Manage Workload and Minimise Stress

Managing university/college/school work can be really difficult and stressful. With deadlines, assignments and so many other commitments to juggle, it can be hard to know where to start. Here are 7 things I did, mainly during my final year of university, to ease pressure and keep on top of things. Hopefully they will be helpful […]

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