Late at night, when I’m finally in bed after a long day of sitting at a desk and trying to stay focused and enthusiastic, I find myself pondering exactly where I am in my journey and where I should go next. At the young and inexperienced age of 24, I already feel like a has-been; like somewhere along the line I missed my big chance and now I’m resigned to feeling empty until I die. Continue reading Hitting The Wall
2020 is coming to an end, but our global struggle will continue on well into 2021. Under normal conditions, the uncertainty of a new year would be exciting and inspiring. Now, however, it inspires nothing but stress and the heavy awareness that things can always get worse. Continue reading 2020: A Brief Acknowledgement
While I strongly disagree that a lack of career plan or significant savings makes you a ‘failure’ at the ripe old age of 25, I do have goals of my own that I hope to achieve over the next year.
Today, I’m sharing four of them with you. Continue reading Before I’m 25: Four Goals I Hope To Achieve This Year
Working from home can be a difficult thing to adjust to, no matter how focused and motivated you may consider yourself to be. There are many distractions (both obvious and otherwise) that can get in the way of your productivity, and a failure to separate work and rest can lead to mounting stress levels and a frustrating inability to think of anything other than your job, no matter what time of the day or night it may be. Continue reading Productive Remote Working: 5 Easy and Effective Tips
Sick of being rejected from every job you apply for? It may be time to consider this cheap and easy way to boost your resume and develop new skills. Continue reading MOOCs: The Resume-Boosting Education Everyone Can Receive
Searching for a new job (especially one in an unfamiliar industry) is hard even at the best of times, let alone during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Here’s how I managed it. Continue reading How To Land Your Dream Job During COVID-19
For a long time, I simply passed through life at a comfortable pace without any desire to push myself (or the be pushed) towards ‘success’. In fact, until the age of 15, it was almost impossible for me to find the motivation to do anything even vaguely challenging or difficult…then, one day, everything changed. Continue reading Goal-Setting: A Simple Guide To Being Your Best, Most Successful Self
I remembered the sparkle in my high school French teacher’s eyes as she told me that learning a language was like unlocking the door to another world. With every new word and phrase, my horizons would expand just a little bit. Sitting in my host sister’s bedroom armed with a bilingual dictionary and a notepad to help illustrate my thoughts and ideas, I truly understood what my teacher had meant. Continue reading Learning a Language Changed My Life. Here’s How.
Used correctly, our posts on social media could ensure that future generations can access ‘true’ history, unaffected by the whitewashing, censorship and propaganda that has plagued the retelling of events since records began. Continue reading Uploading History: 2020’s Social Media Legacy
To me, the written word has always acted as a safe and welcome escape. Particularly now, when real life is far stranger than the plot line of any book. Continue reading In Defence of Reading