Job Interview Tips

From the time I returned home from travelling (back in May), I began job hunting. It was a long process, full of rejections, countless covering letters and many, many unanswered applications. In total I applied for around 25-30 jobs in Bristol but I only heard back from about 10. With a first class degree, a …

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6 Ways To Improve Your Body Confidence

Three years ago, if you'd asked me what I might want to change about myself, I would have been able to give you a whole list. Height, weight, body shape, hair colour, laugh, scars, facial structure. You name it, I was unhappy with everything in some way. If you ask me that same question now, …

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What Is Self Care?

I've been hearing the term 'self care' thrown around a lot lately, for while not actually knowing what it means. It's often associated with online posts about confidence and happiness, mental health and wellbeing. Self Care basically means actions and behaviours that are completed with the intention of improving the person's wellbeing and/or health. They're …

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Remembering Lauren and Jordonne

About a decade ago, I was really ill. The symptoms of Cystic Fibrosis had reached severe levels. My lungs were failing, and I was malnourished and underweight. I was admitted to hospital at least 5 times a year, for 2-3 weeks at a time. I hadn't been admitted much before that and I was scared. …

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New Zealand

After our lovely and relaxed week in Melbourne, we said goodbye to Australia and flew over to its neighbour, New Zealand. Helping us to explore the north and south islands were the Kiwi Experience. We'd board a big, green bus nearly every day, drive through scenic landscapes, with regular stops in interesting places, until we reach the town where we're staying. Everyone …

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