An Ode to Old Playlists
This week, I have revisited some old playlists taking up space in my Spotify stream. I always keep my playlists, because I know one day I’ll go back and revisit a very specific time in my life. For instance, the playlist I carefully curated for my 18th birthday is an absolute gold mine. I can […]
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Surviving a Long Distance Relationship
My boyfriend went to Canada and didn’t come home for 8 months. Within the first few weeks of meeting Lee, he told me he planned on working overseas for his gap year. So there I was, in the midst of the delightful honeymoon period of our relationship, knowing that soon we would find ourselves living […]
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I Wish I Never Started Drinking Coffee
I remember trying to phase coffee into my life multiple times. I began with a mocha and thought it was delightfully different to a hot chocolate.
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Accepting Eco Imperfection
When I first decided to change my planet killing ways, I was shocked at how difficult it was. I couldn’t step foot in a supermarket without being overwhelmed by the amount of plastic that surrounded me. I felt so guilty when I didn’t bring my keep cup to the local café, or when I forgot […]
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Squashing the Idea of the Dream Job
I recently read Sascha’s blog post on ‘The Problem of Dreaming Big’, and I have some musings of my own I’d like to share.
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Bed Time Routine
I am the type of person who needs at least 8 hours of sleep a night. I have tried to survive the day on 7 hours or less, and I become a cranky mess by 3PM. Every time.
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Why Can’t I Say No?
Saying ‘no’ is something I really struggle with. My psychologist said that saying ‘yes’ to everything is a pattern that is often repeated by people pleasers. While I can certainly accept that not everyone will like me, I can’t cope with the feeling of letting people down.
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December as a Christmas Grinch
The change of month from November to December is a dramatic transition. I ache for the days when I could be unencumbered by Christmas carols ringing in my ear every time I browse a shop.
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An Ode to Adelaide
I wish Adelaide received the praise it deserves.
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