Making the Most of Every Moment

Making the Most of Every Moment Posted on April 11, 2022 If anything, the pandemic showed us that we shouldn’t take things for granted because everything can change in an instant without warning. Over the last two years, I think a lot of young people feel like they lost valuable time while they were in lockdown – I feel the same way. But this feeling of lost time has made me more appreciative of every moment and has inspired me to make the most of these moments, even the little ones.  Take Pictures/Videos of Everything Recently, I have started taking […]

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Book-to-Screen Adaptations: The Good, the Bad, and the Anticipated

Book-to-Screen Adaptations: The Good, the Bad, and the Anticipated Posted on April 4, 2022 I’m sure you’ve heard the phrase, “the book is always better than the movie,” and in most cases, I tend to agree. I often get frustrated at movies or TV shows because they have a tendency to leave out important details or events that happened in the book. On the other hand, sometimes the visual adaptations surprise me and actually do the book justice. Here is a list of my favourite book-to-screen adaptations, ones that missed the mark, and some that I am extremely excited about. […]

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How to Deal With Burnout

How to Deal With Burnout Posted on March 17, 2022 Image Credit: Pexels Almost everyone experiences burnout in one way or another – you may feel mentally or physically exhausted, unmotivated, and have a lack of care. It’s a common, shared experience that many students go through, especially during periods of excessive studying and stress. Sometimes when you are in a state of burnout it can be hard to see a silver lining or a time when things will get better. If you are feeling this way, here are some things you can do to recharge and destress. 1. Go […]

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5 Shows on Netflix That Are Actually Worth Watching

5 Shows on Netflix That Are Actually Worth Watching Posted on February 11, 2022 If you’re like me, you’ve likely spent hours scrolling through Netflix for a new show to watch. Personally, I find it quite difficult to navigate the site and find shows that are actually worth watching. There are so many films and TV shows on there that I usually get overwhelmed with the options and can’t pick out the good ones from the bad ones. Despite this, I’ve managed to find some shows that I really enjoy. Here are 5 of my favourite shows on Netflix that […]

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A Guide to Viral TikTok Books: Which Books are Worth Reading?

A Guide to Viral TikTok Books: Which Books are Worth Reading? Posted on January 26, 2022 While mindlessly scrolling through my for-you page, I stumbled upon a side of TikTok called BookTok. As the name suggests, BookTok is devoted to everything and anything related to books – reviews, recommendations, hauls, etc. Certain books even went viral on TikTok and lead to popular book chains such as Indigo creating “Trending on TikTok” sections in their stores and online. Like many others, I became intrigued and wondered if these books were really as good as people were making them out to be. […]

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Everything You Need to Know About Journaling

Everything You Need to Know About Journaling Posted on December 3, 2021 When I was making my New Years’ resolutions last year, I wrote “make journaling a daily habit.” I had seen a lot of videos about it and thought I would give it a try. It has now become something that I do regularly and with exam season right around the corner, I think it is more important than ever. Image Credit: verywellmind Why You Should Journal Journaling is beneficial in a variety of ways. First, it is good for our mental health. Journaling is a way to get […]

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4 Films That Will Make You Want To Drop Everything and Travel Abroad

4 Films That Will Make You Want To Drop Everything and Travel Abroad Posted on November 19, 2021   When lockdown started almost two years ago I found myself watching a lot more movies than I had previously. Looking back now, I noticed that many of these films took place in picturesque locations like the Italian countryside. At a time where I was stuck inside and clearly not going to be travelling for a while, these films acted as an escape from reality. Fortunately, our lockdown restrictions have almost entirely lifted, however, travelling still feels a bit out of reach. […]

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