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How to Stay Inspired: Beating Writer’s Block

In bare walls and stillness, what can a mind do but rest? Your mind is like a muscle, and you need to exercise it. You also need to reward yourself, and give yourself room to grow. If you’re lacking  writing inspiration, try these 5 ways to find inspiration: 5. Challenge Yourself If you’re in a…… Continue reading How to Stay Inspired: Beating Writer’s Block

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How to Say Goodbye Forever

To a friend, who’s going international and not returning, to clarify. And the short answer is, you can’t. If you know it’s the last time, you’ve just got to look at them and try and make yourself remember this moment a little better than it remembers everything else, but it can’t really. You have to live…… Continue reading How to Say Goodbye Forever

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Punctuation Interrupts Ideas

It’s pretty late and the end of trimester is approaching so there’s this huge cram rush where there is just so much to do and not enough time, and I have to work tomorrow and I have to go to the airport and say goodbye forever to a friend, so when will the work get…… Continue reading Punctuation Interrupts Ideas

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More Study, Less Avocado?

You have to look behind to draw a map. You can predict where the road’s going to curve and where it’ll end up, but you can’t know until you get there. I just sat down and calculated when I’ll be graduating from university. It’s further away than I hoped. Suddenly I can feel every lazy…… Continue reading More Study, Less Avocado?

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Afternoon Revives Morning.

Sunday afternoon can revive sunday morning, hopefully. Sunday morning meant skipping my soccer game, and I told myself it was to study, which might have been justified had it been true. Really, I had to finish my series on Netflix. But then study, right? Wrong! Then I noticed my room to be quite untidy. It’s…… Continue reading Afternoon Revives Morning.

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Surviving Employment

I worked about twice as many hours as usual last week, in three different jobs. It was an unusual week, I’m not that hard working, but I’ve learned just a few things. You know more than you think you know. You are capable of the task at hand. If you’re not, you’re probably not expected…… Continue reading Surviving Employment

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Hygge

(PRON. Hooga) The darkest months of cold and bitterness and of lengthy dreariness weigh the limbs and weary the mind. Without the energy and liveliness and light of summer time, what is left behind? Hygge is a Danish concept, which focuses not on the dark, cold aspects of winter, but on the cosy and the luxurious. It’s…… Continue reading Hygge