Moving Home and Reverse Culture Shock
As my time in Australia comes to an end, I find I’m getting mixed feelings about going home to Canada. A couple months ago, I uprooted my life in Canada and moved to the other side of the world. I had come to Adelaide for an Exchange during the second year of my Bachelor of […]
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Getting Out of Your Comfort Zone
Going abroad has effectively shoved me out of my comfort zone at full force. Before I came to Australia, I had settled into a great life in Canada. I had a wonderful job, great friends, and good grades at my home University. I was so happy, but I felt like some excitement was missing. I […]
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Am I a To-Do List Addict?
The moment I entered University, I was swamped with work. It was my first year taking a full load of courses, and I jumped right into a new job the first week of school. It was so much to handle all at once. I found that I needed to figure out a way to get […]
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Positive Affirmations: What Are they and Do They Work?
Lately, I have looked into various ways one could improve their mindset and lessen their anxiety. I wanted to find an easy and quick way to reduce stress and anxiety. This is how I stumbled upon the idea of positive affirmations.
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My Love and Mostly Hate Relationship With Exercise
When I was younger, I used to play sports as a form of exercise. I loved to play soccer, volleyball, and baseball. It was always just something to do for fun, physical activity, and to fulfill my competitive streak. However, I found as I got older I wasn’t as good of an athlete as I […]
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It’s Okay to Say No
Throughout our lives, people ask a lot from us. People will ask us for favours, help, advice, or to go out, etc.. As we are constantly asked for things by other people, we feel obligated to say yes. Whether we are too busy, overwhelmed, or just don’t want to, we still feel like we need […]
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As I finish my second year of University, I have hit that lovely stage of my degree: the mid-degree crisis. Scarily enough, I am now halfway through my Bachelor of Arts Honours degree. The first two years of my degree have flown by and, it seems unbelievable, but I am two years away from graduation. […]
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We change a lot in our lifetimes. Whether it is physically changing or mentally, we are in a constant state of transformation. Some periods of growth are longer, less painful, and more subtle. Others, however, can occur rapidly, painfully, and very obviously.
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Taking Care of Yourself is Hard
After having someone watch over you, take care of you, and guide you through adolescence, it can be hard to learn how to take care of yourself as an adult. You are left to make your own decisions, figure out all your own issues, get your work done, and stay healthy on top of that. […]
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