Someone once told me to pick my battles carefully, because sometimes it's better to be at peace with yourself than to win. I have been thinking about these words a lot these days. The past month my mental health has been at an all time low. I honestly don't remember my anxiety ever being this… Continue reading Sometimes it is okay to give up | The Anxiety Chronicles
I have been feeling frustrated these past few days, and completely unmotivated. You know when there are so many things you want to do and you are aware of the fact that you'll never have enough time to do everything, so you end up doing nothing at all? That has been me for weeks. November… Continue reading Of feeling unmotivated, unproductive and unsatisfied | Diary #02
Last Monday at 4PM my wifi decided to die. We called the internet provider company and it took them a day to get back to us, then another couple of days to find out what was wrong and it still ended with us having to call a local technician to solve the problem. Having no… Continue reading No internet for a week: here’s what I have been up to!
Being able to enjoy ourselves and feel as relaxed as possible, while still nailing our exams and getting good grades is what we all hope for when we start a new academic year. University isn't easy (it often makes me miss high school), but there certainly are ways to make it a great and meaningful… Continue reading Back to university | Top tips to study effectively and without stress!
As someone who has been struggling with anxiety and panic attacks for most of my life, one of the things that I have always found most difficult is meeting new people. And with September coming around, bringing along a new school year for many of us (a whole new degree for me), I have been… Continue reading How to stay true to yourself when meeting new people | Mental health
With September coming around and bringing along some very autumnal days, I am as ready as ever to welcome this new season. Fall is definitely my favourite time of the year and having lived through one of the worst summers ever I can’t wait to dive into the autumnal spirit and do the most of… Continue reading My Autumn bucket list!
One of the things about anxiety I often think about is how it makes it so hard for me to accept that feeling nervous and scared sometimes is okay. I struggle to differentiate between situations that are just, let's say, all-in-my-head, and situations that would make anyone feel stressed out. I am always feeling so… Continue reading The future terrifies me – and it’s okay
Good morning everyone and happy Monday! As a new week is starting and we are getting closer to September, I want to share a little #BackToSchool (or back to uni?) haul. As I talked about in one of my previous posts (click here to read it), I will be starting a master's degree in October.… Continue reading A little stationery haul | new planner!
Let's start with stating the obvious: we need money to live. In a perfect, ideal world we wouldn't, but in the one we all live in we need money, which implies that, unless you were born in an incredibly rich family or somehow ended up inheriting a fortune, we also necessarily need to work. For… Continue reading The myth of work and success and why I’m over it
As I mentioned in a previous post, I completed my undergraduate degree in International relations and Human rights in November 2017. University was one of the most challenging and emotionally draining experiences I have ever put myself through, and there were times I honestly thought I would quit because everything felt like it was… Continue reading Taking a master’s degree?! | The Anxiety Chronicles