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It’s Okay to Not Be Happy in Your Twenties

Growing up, I always thought that I’d be happy when I reached my twenties. It seemed like such a grown-up number. People in their twenties were young, carefree… They could do whatever they wanted whenever they wanted because they were adults. Parents couldn’t tell them what to do anymore. Young me liked this concept very much. Since reaching this oh-so-magical time in my life, I … Continue reading It’s Okay to Not Be Happy in Your Twenties

Five Reasons to Keep a Journal in Your 20s

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 doubts and keep a fresh perspective on life and the … Continue reading Five Reasons Why You Should Keep a Journal in Your Twenties

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 were raised to think we were special. Whether or not … Continue reading Are Participation Trophies Really So Bad?