Review Your 2017 Objectives

A quarter of the year. Done and dusted. That time has fast been spent. And here we are already, in April. How is your 2017 progressing? At the end of 2016, I wrote about setting objectives for 2017 which would provide a guiding compass in this busy and often overwhelming life. I had not anticipated each month to go by so quickly, which has brought … Continue reading Review Your 2017 Objectives

Part 2: My Dear, Please Stop Comparing Yourself, You Are More Than Enough

Continuation from Part 1. Despite having come such a long way, I now feel like I am fast falling back into this black hole which I allowed to consume me for too long. Clicking onto Instagram, the pretty girls are back, the perfect makeup, the stylish way to dress – and I am back to not being good enough. These feelings are breaking me inside, … Continue reading Part 2: My Dear, Please Stop Comparing Yourself, You Are More Than Enough

Part 1: My Dear, Please Stop Comparing Yourself, You Are More Than Enough

Some years ago, I arrived at the decision to deactivate my Facebook account. I was going through a period of my life where I felt incredibly lonely, where I felt like I didn’t have many friends. Sadly for me, this was throughout my years at university. A time where people are supposedly finding themselves and having the time of their life. Scrolling through Facebook made … Continue reading Part 1: My Dear, Please Stop Comparing Yourself, You Are More Than Enough

No Phone for 5 Days

I love turning my phone off every Sunday. It is an amazing feeling, as though I am reconnecting with real life. I cannot check Whatsapp for messages, Instagram for new pictures or Facebook for random updates. I am blissfully unaware of my phone’s life. And it takes me back to my younger years where life didn’t revolve around smartphones, where I experienced life without instantly … Continue reading No Phone for 5 Days

Real Career Talk: Re-evaluating Your Situation if Your Job No Longer Suits YOU

Whilst growing up, I never knew what I wanted to do or be when I was older. Friends around me had firm ideas or made the choice at university to go on to become doctors, optometrists, pharmacists; and there I was, still wandering. Hands in my pockets, feet kicking the dust of the barren landscape of my thoughts, trying to find my direction. Doing a … Continue reading Real Career Talk: Re-evaluating Your Situation if Your Job No Longer Suits YOU

Real Career Talk: Watch Out for the Office Snakes

The office snake. The slithery kind of person, wrapping themselves around you, taking your unassuming thoughts and feelings about life in the office. Then sneaking away to hiss gossip into the grapevine, which soon spreads through departments like wildfire. You may have come across such people like these in your place of work. I am a simple-hearted person with no unkind intentions towards my colleagues. … Continue reading Real Career Talk: Watch Out for the Office Snakes