Why You Should Stop Looking At Your Phone In The Morning

It’s Monday morning and your alarm has just had the audacity to wake you up at 6:30am after another 4 ½ hour sleep. What’s the very first thing you do? Do you get up, stretch, tidy your room and spend time thinking about how great it is to be alive? Probably not, no. The chances … Continue reading Why You Should Stop Looking At Your Phone In The Morning

4 Main Challenges of Moving Abroad

The obstacles and challenges when moving abroad are numerous. Fortunately, with the bad comes the good - and the positives of moving usually outweigh the negatives.  Living and travelling to a new country can be very difficult, even more so when you are on your own.  The purpose of this short blog is to highlight … Continue reading 4 Main Challenges of Moving Abroad

Digital Detoxing – The Importance of Taking a Break from Social Media

Scroll, like, scroll, upload and repeat. If you haven’t looked at your screen time on your phone, do it. It’ll scare the shit out of you. Digital detoxing is something I’ve been doing off and on for the past year or so whenever my life has become too revolved around mindless scrolling. Despite often being … Continue reading Digital Detoxing – The Importance of Taking a Break from Social Media

My Mental Health Story – Surviving Intrusive Thoughts

I’ve been contemplating writing this for the past year or so. The topic of mental health is all over social media. Instagram timelines are filled with ‘It's okay not to be okay’ and ‘Talk to someone’ posts, yet more and more young people are taking their own lives every year. I’m seeing it happen to people I know and … Continue reading My Mental Health Story – Surviving Intrusive Thoughts

5 Key Reasons Why You Should Learn a New Language

"I don’t need to learn another language, everyone speaks English" Et voilà – The general *arrogant* excuse used by native English speakers for not learning a new language. The idea that ‘everyone speaks English’ is obviously false. Granted, in certain environments, English is the lingua-franca and as such, some feel as though they have no desperate NEED to … Continue reading 5 Key Reasons Why You Should Learn a New Language