These past few years, I have gotten far, far better at communicating my wants. This may seem trivial to a lot of you, as I am sure there are many out there who have never quite experienced problems in discerning what they really desire and go for everything gung-ho.
Semester 2 of my third year of university is upon us! Which means my educational life will end in approximately 4-5 months for the foreseeable future. Scary thoughts, right? Admittedly, I have mixed emotions about it all, being excited to pursue the life I want to lead and be consumed by projects that excite me (or potentially end up in a dead end, unsatisfying 9 to 5 if all that goes to pot), but also being very attached to education. Since the age of 4, it has been all I have known, my entire life has been structured by it, and it maintains a sense of comforting security from which I am about to be thrown out in the cold.
Less invasive than a diary entry and potentially more productive too, welcome to my Week In Pages, a place where I can say to anonymous cyber denizens that I’ll be ticking this, this and this off my ‘to do’ list in an attempt to actually blackmail myself into doing them too! Read More
Recently, I have realised something to which you may or may not relate; that despite all of my tough talking bravado, I am actually pretty emotionally fragile.