I haven’t posted in a while now, but I can explain!
In the past week or so I have; finished my exams, organised refreshments for sports day, visited four universities each at different ends of the country plus attended a university superfair, been on two courses, had three interviews, been to what seems like a million meetings, covered extra hours at work and organised prefects for an endless list of events with military precision- all whilst starting my A2 courses and trying to keep on top of the work I miss as a result of the aforementioned activities.
Hectic doesn’t really begin to cover it, and i’d be lying if I pretended I hadn’t wanted to just curl up and cry/nap at least once a day.
I thought in my break between essays I could write a little something about a stress and anxiety management technique that is growing in popularity at the moment called Mindfulness.
I recently changed the title of my Extended Project essay so that I was able to study Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD). I find this condition fascinating and I know i’ll have loads of research to look into, but some people seem so unaware of what OCD actually is.
“That’s the one with the cleaning, right?”
When I mentioned my change of study to a friend of mine, her first response was; “that’s the one with the cleaning, right?” Urm, not really… Continue reading
We started the topic ‘Gender’ today in Psychology and were shown this video. This story is so moving. It would be lovely if this family’s experiences could inspire other people to be more open minded and accepting of people, no matter what gender they associate with.
So exams are finally over, and that’s great, but i’m now left with a gaping hole in my life i’m trying desperately to fill.
Recently I made almost 100 origami dragons and elephants and started baking and cycling a lot, all to no success. Then I remembered online shopping. Topshop, eBay, ASOS, Amazon, where all the things I could ever want to buy are just a click away.