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Tips for relaxing if u struggle

Do you sometimes struggle to relax? Read more to find about my thoughts and tips for winding down.

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Everything I know about love

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For the past month or so I have been burying my face in this yellow paperback on my commutes to uni and before bed – it’s a book called Everything I Know About Love by Dolly Alderton.

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Adelaide’s hidden Japanese gem

Adelaide’s Himeji Garden located in South Terrace is a whimsical daydream that I’m so glad I visited. Was I the only one who didn’t realise Adelaide had this garden?

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Stigma and help-seeking

Content warning: This piece mentions suicide and mental illness. Some of the material might be distressing. We encourage you to take a break from reading if you need and take time to process the material. If you need support, please call Lifeline on 13 11 14 or visit the University’s Counselling website.

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Religion & community

Sometimes it seems like there is such a sense of community in religion, particularly at university, and this year I got to experience a little bit of it myself. (Author: Yasmine)

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How to feel awesome every day

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Life is a challenge. It has its highs, it has it's lows, it has it's mediums when you don't really know what's happening, or what to do. And sometimes, we can just get plain bored. I've put together a few different things one might call some sort of bucket list to help you destroy your boredom, take a break from work and uni and brighten your life up a little. 

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Snacking

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What’s your go-to snack? I usually reach for a banana or an apple when I’m peckish in between meals.

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Let's talk skincare

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If ceramides, non-comedogenic and Glossier all sound familiar to you, then you’ve probably got your skincare knowledge down to a tee.

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Self-doubt & graduate work

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Even though I haven't finished my degree, I am already worrying about the prospect of finding a full time job and being able to succeed. 

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Movie review time

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After finally finding a spare moment this semester, I decided to kick start my holiday’s with watching Shang Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings in cinemas. And boy, it did not disappoint one bit.

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