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Warm winter soups

I sometimes get a craving for a good hot homemade meal, especially during winter. One of my favourite go-to meals is a warm winter soup.

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Should we be stressing for finals?

A woman feeling stressed

I know exams = stress but does it have to really be that way?

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Have you seen my purpose?

female student resting head on hand looking distant

I'm a person of many loves and hobbies, and this makes choosing the 'right' degree real tough for me sometimes.

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Puppy envy

A brown and white cocker spaniel making puppy eyes

One of my university friends adopted a puppy this week and its left me feeling some serious puppy envy!

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A sense of belonging

Friends playing

I have found myself undergoing a big shift when feeling a sense of belonging.

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Rubber duck debugging

blogpic rubber ducks

I am getting close to the final draft of a manuscript but struggling with the last final piece of it.

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A much needed semester break

blogpic, camera, summer holiday, book

It has been a challenging semester and I am looking forward to spending some time recharging and working on being mindful. 

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Upskilling and the wonders of LinkedIn Learning

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

Lately, I have been starting to feel like my skill acquisition was becoming a bit stagnant.

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Hot Girl Walk

A person walking on a bridge.

Walking: but make it glamourous. 

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Ramblings: small is beautiful

I will always be thankful to my baby daughter for making me a mother — not just any mom, but her mom. Her arrival in the world has not been the easiest for either of us, but most births are hard. I am just imagining the shock and the adjustment that she had to make coming into this world as compared to the world she was living in, which was a water world inside my womb. She very quickly had to learn how to breathe air and acclimatize to sensing the world outside the watery womb. Newborn babies need such great care, especially during the first weeks of life, but I have only just realized that so do new mothers. After all, during this time, babies are still very much dependent on them.

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