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Celebrating Birthdays

Celebrating Birthdays

Over the past few years I’ve had very mixed feelings about celebrating my birthday. Especially after my relapse in 2017 it was hard for me to deal with such a life event, as there isn’t really a way around a moment of reflection. I got stuck thinking about how much my year had sucked and the next wasn’t going to be any better.

For the first time in a while though, I feel excited again. Before my move abroad I always had the best time getting my various friends together in a room and finding all sorts of ways to bond. I think it is the teacher in me that loves seeing my friends connect and enjoys putting in effort for icebreaker games and such. So, to cherish these celebrations, I’ve put together a list of my favourite birthday activities.

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Books

Bisexuality In Books – Review

Bisexuality In Books Review

Happy Pride month! Coincidentally, I recently realised I’d read multiple books with bisexual/fluid characters in the past year. That makes me Proud with a capital P, because it means representation is growing and (hopefully) stereotypes are being fought. It is also nice to read something relatable every once in a while. So, for this gay post, I thought I’d do a review on bisexuality in books.

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Lifestyle Travel

My Trips To Britain – Photo Report

Edinburgh Castle

What’s your favourite holiday destination? Judging from my travel past, I would have to say Britain. That’s no surprise really, considering I lived there for 2.5 years and I am an English teacher.

Now that I am back in the Netherlands, I long for more sightseeing around the British Isles. Sadly I don’t think a trip back will happen anytime soon, so instead I decided to dwell on the past with a photo report of all my holiday trips to Britain.

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Advice

Applying For Jobs With Low Self-Esteem

Applying For Jobs With Low Self-Esteem

Applying for jobs is undoubtedly a nerve-wrecking task for many people, but if you struggle with low self-esteem it’s even more of a nightmare. If you yourself hardly believe you’re “worth it”, how on earth are you going to impress an employer? Low self-esteem and social anxiety are issues I have been struggling with for a long time, yet I still managed to put myself forward as a confident person and find jobs. Here’s how I did it!

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