academia, bullet journal, organization, videos

video || bullet journal for exams: 4 productive studying spreads

Studying for midterms, tests, and final exams is so much easier and low-stress if you're organized! In this video, I explain the FOUR spreads I use to plan my studying schedule, stay motivated, and STICK TO IT at university. Let me know in the comments what spreads you use when studying! The spreads in this… Continue reading video || bullet journal for exams: 4 productive studying spreads

fitness, lifestyle, videos

lifestyle || day in the life at UNIVERSITY: workout, cafes, classes at Queen's Commerce

Friday, November 22 was a fun day, so let me show you around campus on a pretty typical day in my life! Here's what the day looked like: 8:30 human resources (and coffee)10:00 international business 11:30 coffee with a friend/business meeting 1:00 finance 3:00 quick appointment (and another coffee)3:30 working downtown at a cafe 6:30… Continue reading lifestyle || day in the life at UNIVERSITY: workout, cafes, classes at Queen's Commerce

time management
academia, lifestyle, organization, videos

lifestyle || time management for busy students | 5 strategies

I talk about 5 strategies in this video: Develop a good mentalityChunk your prioritiesCalendar blockingOrder your priorities (and plan for spontaneity)Make it happen Watch the video to learn how to apply these in your life, and hear about how I apply it as a student in university! As always, if you have anything to add,… Continue reading lifestyle || time management for busy students | 5 strategies

academia, economics, writing

writing || Ontario Teachers are Essential: The Economic, Social Safety, and Human Rights Consequences of Teachers’ Right to Strike

Particularly in the public sector, strikes are an integral element of the collective bargaining agreement negotiation process. With an employer as powerful and politically driven as the government, employees’ best option for leverage is delaying a resolution and using the population’s subsequent outrage to pressure for a concession. However, Canada’s educational institutions ought to be… Continue reading writing || Ontario Teachers are Essential: The Economic, Social Safety, and Human Rights Consequences of Teachers’ Right to Strike

bullet journal, organization

organization || how i use Google Calendar | calendar blocking for focus & efficiency

Writing to-do lists is only half the battle to staying organized. The other half is managing your time well, and there's no better tool for blocking out time chunks in your day-to-day life than Google Calendar! Today I'm bringing you a much-requested video as I explain 5 key components of my Google Calendar scheduling system,… Continue reading organization || how i use Google Calendar | calendar blocking for focus & efficiency

food, lifestyle, printables

lifestyle || grocery tips + shopping list PRINTABLE

As I spoke about in my latest video, "top tips for moving in and living alone", grocery shopping and cooking is one of the big challenges that you will encounter if you're moving out of your parents' house for the first time. In preparation for the new school year and many people taking this big… Continue reading lifestyle || grocery tips + shopping list PRINTABLE

lifestyle, organization, videos

video || TOP TIPS for moving in & living alone at university

Moving out of your parents' house and into your very first rental home is one of the biggest and scariest stages of growing up. If you're a student in university, you're probably getting ready to do this soon! Today I broke down some of my experiences living alone for the first time this summer, and… Continue reading video || TOP TIPS for moving in & living alone at university