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The Reality of Advice and Guidance

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Are you good at giving advice but not so good at taking it? Your friends and family need advice. This becomes something which happens quite regularly now. You begin to feel like a councillor or therapist. Though, you are not qualified. You might as well be though. The amount of tears, screams and confusion you have …

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Why You Shouldn’t Abandon your Dreams

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Do you want to know why you shouldn’t abandon your dreams? Grandad always inspired me to figure out why. When you are waiting for something to happen, you must think to yourself, what am I doing to prove that I really want this? Well, what’s your answer? Every day since I finished my studies at Manchester Metropolitan University, I …

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My Best Learning Experiences

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All of my learning experiences have led me on a path to discovering my aspirations and happiness. As a twenty-one-year-old, turning twenty-two in just over three month’s time, I am happy with my accomplishments of finishing primary, secondary and further education. Throughout school, college, and university I have recognised many strengths and weaknesses, most of which I …

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10 Things You Might Need on Cold Winter Days and Nights

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I don’t know about you, but winter or not, my hands and feet are always cold! I am not anaemic but it just seems to be the case. Whether I’m at work, in the house or outside, below lists things that are my essential winter recommendations (in no particular order).

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Losing Your Loved Ones – It’s Never Easy

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Losing your loved ones is never easy. In the early hours of Sunday morning, a beautiful mother and nana was lay to rest. Her name was Kathleen. She was one of the loveliest and thoughtful women, who was the nana of her lovely grandchildren. One of these grandchildren is my boyfriend. In just over the two and a …

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Peoples’ Judgements and Assumptions

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Sometimes judgements and assumptions can get in the way of our journey to happiness. Today, I spoke with my mum and it was shocking to hear about some of the things that a social worker has said to her friend. One scenario which was raised was that, a child who comes home and repeatedly returns to their …

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Grandad, You’re My Hero and You’re My Inspiration

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Today, this blog post is especially dedicated to one of my favourite men in the whole world. This being my grandad. He’s the most generous and selfless man I’ll ever know. He taught me to never stop believing and always try my best to meet my goals in life.

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A Graduate of BA (Hons) Film & Media Studies

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Me, a graduate? Remember I mentioned those things that don’t have to wait until after graduation? Today, I graduated with all of my friends and family around me. The most important thing for me was to see the happiness from my family and friends for me to know just how proud they are of me.

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5 Things You Don’t Have to Wait to do Until After Graduation Day

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Some things can be done before graduation day. Recently, on many social platforms, there are posts such as ‘5 things to do once you graduate’ but surely there are things, which should not have wait until this moment… aspire to be happy and do those things today. 5 things that you can do before you …

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How Your Aspirations Can Create Happiness

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Aspirations is something which I have a lot of. Many people from a professional field or in general might ask you: “Where do you see yourself in five years’ time?” This question obviously has a lot of value as it illustrates your attributions to life and to the workplace and how ambitious you want to be. …