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Addicted to sentimentality

Pink box full of personal mementos

While I pack endless boxes before moving away, I'm forced to decide if the emotional value of every tiny little thing I own is really worth as much as I think it is.

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Asking for help

A foggy landscape with a long, black road stretching far in the distance.

I had my first appointment with a psychologist in six years. Even after the mere hour, I left the building with a whole new perspective I could have never imagined for myself.

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Surviving the sales

A cardboard box labelled 'Online Shopping' sits on a laptop.

The EOFY sales may have past but the temptation to sales shop is always there.

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Grief for a stranger

Girl with head in her hands looking at laptop screen

This past month, a popular YouTuber passed away. Even though we were total strangers, the grief feels like I've lost someone very close to me.

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Facing my grades

grey background with an F grade drawn in white chalk

I got one of my final essays back this week. It was… surprising, to say the least.

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This week I realized that I can’t do my dishes or sort my laundry without listening to a podcast or a recorded webinar.

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A trip to Swan Valley

A barn.

There’s something so rewarding about driving through a small country town after spending 30 minutes on the highway.

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Combatting demotivation

Young man in a green jumper on a leather couch using a remote controller

How do you shake that horridly sluggish feeling of not wanting to do what you set out to do?

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Adventure is out there

A set of keys in the lock of an open door

I spend my last day in Adelaide in the student hub of the university with my favourite soy matcha latte, wondering what's next for me.

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New semester, new problems

A group of empty chairs in a classroom, facing a screen and a lecture.

When I first started at uni, the start of a new semester was exciting. But now, I find myself associating it with stress.

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