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Four reasons why holidays are an essential part of life

In this 24/7 society, holidays are viewed by some as an unnecessary luxury, something to be frowned upon or to feel guilty about taking.  However, as far as I’m concerned, taking a holiday – whether it’s staying at home and … Continue reading

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Just a Minute: 5 tips to make studying easier

The thought of getting out the books and settling down for a long stint of studying can be off-putting to say the least, so much so that it deters you from starting at all. Here are some ideas that take … Continue reading

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The satisfaction of a list

There’s something satisfying about writing lists, in my opinion.  I think this goes back to my childhood and memories of my mother carefully creating beautifully handwritten lists in whatever notebook she was using at the time.  I wasn’t allowed to … Continue reading

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And the learning continues

The routine might have been thrown a bit last week but the learning goes on. Jan 29th: Technology might save time, but it also wastes it. Jan 30th: The type of novels I like are deceptively simple but with deeper … Continue reading

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Another week of learning

Learning something every day seems like a difficult chore but it’s surprising easy.  It makes you more aware.  Here are some of the things I learnt last week. Jan 15th: Once you start getting up at a more reasonable hour, … Continue reading

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Job search: the eve of the CV clinic

Tomorrow I’m attending a CV clinic, which will hopefully give me some tips on how to improve my CV.  I booked the workshop before Christmas and at the time it seemed such a long way off but it’s come round … Continue reading

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What I’ve learnt so far

Part of my plan this year to to make a conscious effort to learn something every day.  Here are the things I’ve learnt so far. Jan 1st: I’m reading The Power of Habit by Charles Duhigg.  When thinking about the … Continue reading

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