For most of my adult life I have struggled with depression and anxiety, something I find hard to say out loud at times. I believe it began late in my teens, but it was a build up from childhood. I grew up in a household that included my mother, sister, […]
Graduating From College – How to Prepare for Life After College
After a crazy graduation celebration, throwing the graduation caps into the air, you and your friends were gathering, drinking and saying goodbye to rushing assignments, exams and the lovely diet with cereal and baked beans. Seems like your future is so bright and shiny after graduation. However, for the ones […]
Let’s Get Physical!
“Get your workout done and you’ll feel so much better afterwards!” We’ve all heard this phrase before, haven’t we? International studies and research has shown that this phrase is actually VERY accurate. However, more often than not, we associate physical activity and exercise with how we look. As a result, we make […]
The Value of Blogging While at University
There’s so much to be gained from blogging. If only I had known earlier how valuable it would be to me personally, at school, and in my career.
Why Does Mental Illness continue to be Stigmatized?
Recently I had the time and urge to watch the television series Homeland on Hulu. A show that has been off the air for a few years now but one that I truly missed out until now. The main character Carrie Mathison a CIA agent who fights to keep America […]
Writing a Cover Letter
Writing a cover letter is key when submitting any CV, with 51.7% of employers ranking it as the most important part of any application. The cover allows you to explain why the company should offer you an interview, why you are the right person for the role and what you […]
Writing a CV (With Examples)
Writing your CV can be a daunting task, included here is everything you need to build the perfect CV, from tips, advice and examples to get you started and help to make yours stand out from the crowd and help you get that perfect role. Where to start on your […]
Job Interviewing – Do’s and Dont’s – Before, During and After an Interview
Almost all job seekers recognize the importance of preparing for a job interview. And that means more than just showing up with your resume in hand and a smile on your face. You probably know at least some of the things you should do to get ready. However, have you […]
Post University Lessons I’ve Learned
The period after graduation was a rather difficult one for me. Reading on, you’ll soon discover the reasons why, but there’s a few lessons I’ve learned that I wanted to share for my post today. In hindsight, I wish I knew these things when I was 21 and fresh out […]
Why I Find Embracing Change Hard.
I’ve always hated change. As someone that suffers with anxiety, I hate the feeling of uncertainty. I hate not knowing what the outcomes could be from a particular situation. Why do I find embracing change so hard? My Childhood. I moved around a lot when I was a child. I […]