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Staycation

As the heat rises and the academic dust settles, it's time to dive into the ultimate adventure: the staycation.

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Why submitting my thesis feels like a mountain to climb

Embarking on my Ph.D. journey has been a remarkable and transformative experience, but as the final chapters unfold, the process of submitting my thesis unexpectedly becomes a mental battleground.

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Christmas shopping

close up bauble and christmas tree

Am I the only one who finds Christmas shopping so stressful? 

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Overcoming adversity

jumping in front of sunset

Facing difficulties means you’re stretching your limits.

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Less is more

It might sound a bit odd, but the idea of ‘less is more’ holds some serious magic for making my PhD life more productive and efficient. In this blog post, let's dive into why keeping things simple can be a game-changer in my journey. 

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The power of music

A page of sheet music

Every since I was a little kid, I’ve been obsessed with music. And it has changed my life.

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Practicing Gratitude

Pink gratitude journal

Gratitude has been shown to significantly impact well-being and mental health. 

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Visitors to Adelaide

beach in Adelaide

My friends’ short stay in Adelaide the other day revealed different aspects of this city.

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How you can help look after the planet

A climate change protest where the main focus is one person holding up a sign reading "There is no Planet B"

The world temperature is increasing, forests are burning, animals are dying, sea levels are rising; and this is what you can do about it.

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Supporting your friends

Friends chatting at the dinner table

When your friend hits a milestone, it's time to celebrate!

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