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Working from home

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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

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'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?

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

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Student grocery hacks

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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

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Travelling interstate during the pandemic has its host of stresses.

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Semesterly breakdown - tick!

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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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Small ways to support friends

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Taking care of ourselves should be among our top priorities, and checking in on our friends can also be pretty important. But sometimes it's hard to know if anything we've done was helpful to them in any way at all.

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Emotional fitness

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Winter is truly upon us. Flu season is too, on top of the coronavirus. Apart from ensuring I’m up to date with all my COVID and flu vaccines and generally keeping my body healthy, is there something that can help with my emotional fitness?

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