A platform for student voice.
This is the era of technology.
Our thoughts, feelings, activities, food, appointments, everything is now contained on our devices. The whole world is at our fingertips. It is a truly marvellous thing. We can create, inspire, discover and share, the possibilities are endless. Humanity has come so far, developmentally, in such a short amount of time, but there is a lot that is unknown about the world around us.
Stepping into school everyday continues to feel more like a dreadful routine than ever. It isn’t
the fact of having to wake up early, like so many adults believe, it’s really the anxiety of the
I'll burst your bubble now, and let you know there isn't some quick fix that will give you an unending amount of motivation. There are things you can do however, to help you get things done. Here are a few things that I've found to be useful below.
You hate upsetting people. The thought of letting them down gives you a guilt trip that’ll last days, maybe even weeks. Besides, favours are your thing and you love being that one person everyone can always count on.
I recently did a poll on Instagram and I asked how many people felt pressure at this stage in their life. 89 percent of those who responded, shared that they felt pressure in some shape or form in their life. Turns out it's pretty common
It's crunch time. Your major assignment is due and all you need are just a few more hours of focus before hitting submit. But instead, we find our thumbs scrolling through the depths of Facebook feeds, Instagram stories and snapping away at every cute filter we find.
While you're there thinking its okay to ignore your overdue assignments and assigned chores, you're really teaching yourself to leave things to the last minute and that you'd rather have high stress levels rather than good night's rest when work needs to be done. Oh, and btw.. this isn't just a once off thing. It's a habit - and it's here to stay for a few years before you decide to change.
Mentorship is currently a buzzword you've probably heard in many places. Sometimes it can seem complicated, like it requires a lot of work and lots of meetings with a stranger. Whatever the case, I believe mentorship is an important part of healthy societies. Picking a mentor can seem daunting and to be honest, most people don't have a clue how to do so. Here are 3 things I like to be aware of when choosing a mentor