academia, videos

lifestyle || know this before your exams: 9 mindset tips

This is a quick message to anyone about to write their exams. It's okay. Here's 9 quick pre-exam motivation, mindset and stress-relief tips! SLEEP. It changes EVERYTHING. Redefine your self-worth metric. This does not define your worth. Know your why. Learning is so lovely, and there is SO much to learn! This is just testing you… Continue reading lifestyle || know this before your exams: 9 mindset tips

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organization, videos

organization || how to study + take notes: my new university note-taking system (UPDATED)

My new & improved note-taking system is up! I talk about my learning + study process, efficient note structure, and why it all matters! Note: The video is an updated version of my note-taking series. I'm taking a variety of content- and practice- heavy courses, so I'm sure you'll find some of my tips relevant… Continue reading organization || how to study + take notes: my new university note-taking system (UPDATED)

lifestyle, things i learned, videos

lifestyle || what i learned: my first month at Queen’s university

Hi! I'm Ioana and I'm studying Commerce at Queen's University in Kingston, Ontario. This is an update sort of video in which I talk about what university has been like so far, what I've learned and share some advice for high school students entering university! P.s. So sorry about the poor quality - the night… Continue reading lifestyle || what i learned: my first month at Queen’s university

Psychology, things i learned, writing

writing || know yourself

My high school philosophy class once touched briefly upon a paradox whose name I don't remember but whose topic intrigued me. The question was: are we the same person all our lives? Is "Ioana" (that's me!) a consistently defined entity? You might instinctively shout yes, because after all, you've got memories that belong to you… Continue reading writing || know yourself

lifestyle, organization

lifestyle || office room tour

Before taking my office apart for move-in to my new university dorm room, I thought I'd film one final look at it and show you how I organize it! This is my office at home, and was my room throughout high school. https://youtu.be/EQ0KJjwDpEk

things i learned, writing

writing || happiness, productivity, and success is cultural | my trip to romania

helloo world! I got back from my 3-week solo trip to visit family in Romania a couple days ago. It’s been an absolutely astonishing past month for me. I had a blast spending time with my (apparently pretty big) family, making new friends, and embracing new experiences. I was also learning so freaking much every… Continue reading writing || happiness, productivity, and success is cultural | my trip to romania

bullet journal, giveaways, organization

organization || my old bullet journals, youtube story, Leuchtturm 1917 review and 20K giveaway [open & international]

This giveaway is in honour of reaching 20,000 subscribers over on YouTube and as a THANK YOU for being here. I will ship anywhere in the world, so please do enter, everyone is eligible! OPEN internationally, from 12:00AM 21st July 2018 — 11:59PM 18th August 2018 (Eastern Time (US & Canada)) Soo excited about this video! Here's… Continue reading organization || my old bullet journals, youtube story, Leuchtturm 1917 review and 20K giveaway [open & international]