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My experience with imposter syndrome

Imposter syndrome has been talked about quite a lot over the last year. Having learnt about it, and listened to many others talk about their experiences through it via YouTube I thought it was about time that I discuss my experience with imposter syndrome. Impostor Syndrome is characterized by the conviction that you don't deserve… Continue reading My experience with imposter syndrome

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I graduated top of my class… and here’s what I’ve learnt.

  It feels like it's been a really long time since I last wrote a post despite only being a couple of weeks. This is going to be a bit of an odd one but because it A level results day tomorrow, an important one for multiple reasons. As the title says, I graduated top… Continue reading I graduated top of my class… and here’s what I’ve learnt.

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“It can’t be that bad” An open letter to those without chronic pain

  Here's the thing. We have to adjust. We have to adapt. If we didn't we would have no life. Here's the thing. Some of us and arguably most of us are masters at hiding our extreme symptoms. Pain, weakness, dizziness, visual issues and the other 99 problems that come with having a chronic illness… Continue reading “It can’t be that bad” An open letter to those without chronic pain

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I quit my job because of my health and it’s not the end of the world

Imagine this. Three weeks ago you were full of life. Doing better than ever. Yes you were still ill. You were still symptomatic but you were full of life - full of hopes, full of dreams, full of excitement and it was foreseeable that you could actually put all of those into action. Imagine starting… Continue reading I quit my job because of my health and it’s not the end of the world

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Just chronic illness things…

Not being able to brush your hair due to fatigue, dizziness or joint instability. Being an expert at willing yourself to not vomit until the end of that class, exam, train journey.... Coordination issues and generally feeling unstable on your feet. Being able to pretend your not in pain and act for all purposes normal… Continue reading Just chronic illness things…

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Why getting a job is sometimes more luck than judgement .

So imagine this, you are just out of university. Every graduate in the country is looking for a job. This time, that wonderful season called summer, is a time where the job market is heavily saturated. And it's difficult. Every single job seems to ask for experience or is in a difficult to get to… Continue reading Why getting a job is sometimes more luck than judgement .

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Post-Graduation depression

I guess this is a follow on from my post exam depression post and quick disclaimer - technically speaking I haven't graduated yet, I graduate next week. But for all meaningful purposes - I have finished my final year at uni and am currently waiting for two provisional offers to manifest and stressing because I… Continue reading Post-Graduation depression