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The dreaded dental visit

First person perspective as a patient with a dentist holding tweezers and a metal stick with a light overhead

I am more than a little embarrassed to admit that yesterday was the first time I had been to the dentist in over two years.

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Focus

man looking through magnifying glass with one eye towards camera

There are so many things these days that can steal our focus.

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Working from home

Working at a table

I have been working my professional job from home for the past few months and have a few takeaways that I would like to share...

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Five-minute happy habits

Young woman smiling at herself in a mirror's reflection

'Healthy' habits might talk about going to the gym or having a yucky smoothie, but usually a 'healthy' habit for me is something that's fun-for-one or that gives me instant happiness when I need it most.

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Do I deserve to be here?

Models wearing dark colours walking down a catwalk

Attending my first Fashion Week made me reflect on the feeling of imposter syndrome.

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Student grocery hacks

A box of vegetables

You would have heard that the cost of living is on the rise, so I went around and asked some of you what your top tips are for cutting down on food costs.

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I hear a symphony

An orchestra.

A cold Friday night a few weeks ago, Swifties, orchestra goers, and everyone in-between gathered at The Meeting Hall to listen to the Joseph Freer Quartet perform instrumental renditions of Taylor Swift’s greatest hits. 

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Travelling during COVID

A plane flying over a city

Travelling interstate during the pandemic has its host of stresses.

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Semesterly breakdown - tick!

Open books, scrunched paper and pencils scattered on a desk

I had to submit an assignment this week I knew I had not done well in at all, and all I could think about was how dumb I must be compared to my classmates.

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Financial anxiety

A plant shoot sprouting from a pile of coins.

What a familiar feeling!

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