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The lonely pursuit of self-confidence

My relationship with social media is rocky to say the least, and my relationship with my own self-confidence…let’s just say that will always be ‘under construction’. It’s not difficult to see how these two go hand-in-hand in the most anxiety-inducing pairing that, although can connect you to your best friend 5000 miles away, can sometimes […]

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A letter to my pre-pandemic self

Dear past me, Stop whatever you’re doing right now and buy stocks in zoom…I know you don’t know what that it is yet, but trust me, you will be best friends with it by the end of the year.  Remember how you always said you wished to live through an important historical moment? Well, buckle […]

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Recovering My Motivation in Just One Week: Brainzyme Review

Saying everything sucks won’t make everything suck less, but making small changes to your life will. Here’s how one small change made my life suck a bit less, in just one week. It was November last year; everything felt really hard, reading was tedious, writing was impossible. And the closest I got to recreation was […]

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King Lear, calculus and gravity: What has quarantine ever done for us?

‘Just a reminder that when Shakespeare was quarantined because of the plague, he wrote King Lear.’ This tweet, from @roseannecash, went viral recently. So I decided to investigate if it’s true, and who else over the ages has managed to be productive in confinement, while ‘living dully sluggardized at home/ Wear out thy youth with […]

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Early Riser or Night Owl: is there a right way to promote productivity?

The Tales of a Night Owl. For a night owl, life starts early which is a problem because you’ve been up late. Night owls lack productivity during the day but can whip up an essay in 2 hours, provided they start after midnight. Many of the individuals that identify as night owls long to achieve […]

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Already behind on work? Here are our tips to make your day a productive one

We’ve all been there. All of a sudden realising it’s week three and that we’re already behind on work and motivation is quickly going down the drain. If you’re in a similar position, here are a few tips to help boost your productivity and make your day a more useful and worthwhile one. Planning your […]