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Breakfast club is the best

Breakfast cereal

If you haven't been to breakfast club in the old uni bar, you are missing out! 

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Falling in love with fictional characters?

Whether in books or films or TV shows, there’s always that one or two characters that we just become completely obsessed with.

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Acknowledgement of Country

Sea of Hands

Adelaide is located in the traditional Country of the Kaurna people. I acknowledge and pay my respects to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people as the First people of Australia whose ancestral lands and waters we work and live on throughout Australia. I honour the wisdom of, and pay respect to Elders past, present and emerging.

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Be there for yourself & others

friends hugging

So, you have a loved one who is struggling with mental health, and you want to be there for them as much as you can. But you’re not sure what’s the best way to be there for them without burning yourself out. So here are a few tips to make sure you’re looking after yourself as well as you’re the person you’re helping.

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The final straight

Runners running toward the finish line

So my third year is complete. It seems its time to look back and reflect on what I have achieved and find areas for improvement as I head into fourth year - the final straight.

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Distracting yourself

Person with phone and laptop

Do you ever find yourself avoiding reality? It could be mindlessly scrolling on your phone, bingeing a Netflix show or simply staring into space.

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Embracing being bad at things

A set of watercolours, paintbrushes and a notebook on a wooden desk.

As something of a perfectionist I have always struggled with feeling ok about trying out new things and being...well, bad.

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Birthday ritual ideas

Table full of birthday decorations and cake.

Have you always had birthday rituals? Is that a thing?

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Getting a new laptop

A laptop, coffee cup, sunglasses and notebook on a wooden table with hands hovering over the keyboard

A reflection on some things that I have learnt in the process of purchasing a new laptop.

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Forming new friendships

Friends playing together

It can be so easy to become content in my own little friendship bubble that I forget all the benefits to meeting new people. 

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