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Why I stopped reading “those” articles I saw on Facebook

I, like a lot of people enjoy the odd scroll through my Facebook newsfeed and I used to make the mistake of clicking on those articles from the ‘gossip/news’ pages (which I won’t name but I am sure you know) which have a headline something along the lines of 10 signs that…. I am not talking about the articles filled with perfect ‘gifs’ to describe situations (I actually greatly appreciate these), or the list of movies you must watch (although I sometimes disagree with the list I also often find some great new options- plus I wrote one of these types of articles myself!) or the articles about the latest celebrity drama (Kayne vs Taylor, which I may find irrelevant but not an issue). I am talking about the articles that tell you “the 10 signs you need to know that you do not love your partner”, or “the 10 reasons why getting married in your 20s is leaving the party early”, only to be followed the very next day by “10 reasons why getting married young is the best decision you could make”, or the “10 reasons why you should quit your job and travel the world”. As a woman in my young 20s, I am still deciding exactly who I am and what sort of life I want for myself. This is why I have sworn off these types of articles. Just like horoscopes, you will be able to […]

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The P (…Procrastination) Word

Procrastination is a common element of many people’s days. I think even outside of work or study, we like to ‘put off’ the difficult or annoying things until tomorrow. Although Nike tries its damnedest to motivate us to “just do it”, it is often just not that easy. Although, we may never rid of procrastination completely, it is important to […]

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Waves, Whales & Water Views

Friday approximately 1pm- I am currently sitting on a rock at the beach watching the waves crash in (I am jotting down these notes in my phone). My boyfriend and I had a slightly rough start to our weekend away to Victor Harbor. I woke up with a terrible cold that I am hoping to can shake ASAP and when […]

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4 Ways to Plan Your Writing

Throughout high school and undergraduate university courses, we get told about the importance of planning before we start to write essays or reports (or any other type of writing for that matter). I used to think that we were just told this for the fun of it, kind of in the same way that you are told to read ALL […]

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