Apologies for going MIA (missing in action) everyone! I've had a lot going on these last two weeks, such as juggling between catching up with lectures, tutorial work, a uni ball, a 21st birthday, dealing with a cold, and now nearing exams. It's been one hell of a ride especially when every.damn.day flies by before … Continue reading Is University Worth the Stress?
Hello lovely readers, Recently, I have been posting some more personal posts as opposed to my usual motivation/talk tips. The main reason why is because I have gone through some changes this week, such as attempting to sleep earlier, watch some dramas to ease the stress, stay on task at uni, be productive, or more … Continue reading Today Was a Crap Day, But I’m Staying Optimistic
Okay, so if you frequent your university's library to study like me, then you also probably know the struggles of trying to find a study space. (And don't even start on exam periods because they're the worst times!) So let me begin by telling you that today was probably the first time I stepped foot … Continue reading Making More Study Space for Students #feelingbliss
Textbooks The #1 rule when buying textbooks is to always buy second-hand textbooks, or discounted textbooks. I know it can be really tempting to buy that fresh out-of-plastic-wrapping copy (because I was guilty of this when I first started university), but purchasing $700+ worth of new textbooks you'll just be using for one semester isn't … Continue reading My Top 5 Thrifty Tips for Struggling University Students
Nothing annoys me more when I hear friends say to me, "wow, you must be really rich if you eat out often", or, "you must have a lot of money to buy a laptop!" Let's be real, as if they would know the exact figure in my bank account/savings? Perhaps they could've let me explain … Continue reading Spending Money is a Choice, Not a Luxury
As a Chinese/Asian child/teenager, you'll often hear your parents telling you what they WANT you to do when you grow up. But quite often things don't turn out their way, and someone like me, chose passion over wants. When I was in Year 6 (primary school), I recall tuning into ABC news in class which … Continue reading Chasing After My Dreams as A Chinese Teen