Five Reasons Why You Should Keep a Journal in Your Twenties

Five Reasons Why You Should Keep a Journal in Your Twenties

Most people think they’re too busy to keep a journal. If you’re reading this, you’re probably one of them. However, keeping a journal has been a really important part of my “growing up” process. Now that I’m in my twenties it’s been a helpful tool that I use to cut through all my insecurities and [...]

Ten Things You Need to Know Before Moving into a Share House

Ten Things You Need to Know Before Moving into a Share House

  Moving into a Share House for the first time can seem like an exciting opportunity to be more independent and experience what life as an adult is all about. However, no matter how eager you are to leave your parent’s house behind you and do whatever you want – you need to know how [...]

My Experience Living at Home as an (almost) Adult

My Experience Living at Home as an (almost) Adult

Images sourced from ivorymix.com At eighteen I couldn’t wait to leave home. I moved into two share houses on and around uni over the next year-and-a-half where I cooked two minute noodles or – when I wanted to get really fancy – some pasta for dinner. It was a bit of a mixed experience overall. [...]

Wrong in an Argument? Here’s Some Advice

Wrong in an Argument? Here’s Some Advice

Image sourced from ivorymix.com Sometimes we realise halfway through an argument that we are wrong. Though we want to keep insisting we're right, trying following this advice instead. In a post I wrote a few weeks ago, I gave some tips on how to deal with people who think they know everything. However, in the process [...]

Are Participation Trophies Really So Bad?

Are Participation Trophies Really So Bad?

Picture sourced from Ivory Mix. Many people assume that participation awards cause a sense of entitlement and a poor work ethic – but what if this isn't true? The generation I belong to is constantly being criticised. We’ve been called entitled, lazy, self-absorbed – and those are the amongst the nicer terms I’ve heard. We [...]