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writing || life during COVID-19

Today is the start of week 5 in this new reality. I keep catching myself saying "this all happened so fast", only to immediately disagree with myself. It didn't happen fast, it just happened in exponential increments, and depending on what camp of people you're in you would have been alarmed at different stages. Here's… Continue reading writing || life during COVID-19

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writing || quick note | reality is what you are living

I've had so many mixed feelings ever since this all started but have also taken it as an opportunity to work on my mental "narratives" without the distraction of my relationships or external obligations. Here's one thing I've been telling myself a lot lately. In fact, I first posted it over on Instagram but felt… Continue reading writing || quick note | reality is what you are living

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video || 12 spread ideas for stress & uncertainty + bullet journal APRIL flip through

Bullet journaling is my favourite form of therapy when I feel stressed or anxious, and now is a better time than ever to turn to it for help! Today I'm sharing the 12 spreads I used to relieve some of the stress surrounding the world's current uncertainty. They are prompts for you to brainstorm in… Continue reading video || 12 spread ideas for stress & uncertainty + bullet journal APRIL flip through

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lifestyle || my morning routine when social distancing

On Friday, March 13, my university announced that classes would be suspended for one week, to start again remotely afterwards. I had already begun to pack my bag, so that day I loaded everything into the car and drove home. I don't visit home very often - maybe once every month or every couple months.… Continue reading lifestyle || my morning routine when social distancing

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lifestyle || workout motivation, strategies + how to write your own!

Get the tools and strategies to create a healthy, fit and active lifestyle for yourself! In this blog post and video, we're talking about: 3 benefits of fitness (and if it's still worth it if you're not seeing results!)12 strategies that help me get motivated every single dayyour workout options and how to pick your… Continue reading lifestyle || workout motivation, strategies + how to write your own!

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writing || using cognitive behavioural therapy, in your bullet journal, for anxiety? i need your input!

I was just reading an article that a psychology professor at Queen's University (my uni) posted to help in dealing with social distancing during our current COVID-19 crisis. In it, he linked to a resource on cognitive behavioural therapy that I found absolutely incredible. Here is the link: https://positivepsychology.com/cbt-cognitive-behavioral-therapy-techniques-worksheets/ why am I interested in Cognitive Behavioural… Continue reading writing || using cognitive behavioural therapy, in your bullet journal, for anxiety? i need your input!

bullet journal, organization, videos

video || planner VS bullet journal | which one do you need? | ad

How do you decide between a planner and a bullet journal? There's pros and cons to each organizational system, and you've got to pick the one that suits your goals, lifestyle and preferences! Get some inspiration by seeing what a bullet journal and planner could look like, how you can transfer from one system to… Continue reading video || planner VS bullet journal | which one do you need? | ad

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writing || strategies to cope with fluctuations of self-worth

We're human. 🙂 Sometimes we waste our time. Other times, we do too much and get overwhelmed. Sometimes we sleep in (I did today lol), other times we go to bed too late. And sometimes we just plain fail. If you're very conscientious, sensitive, or a perfectionist, these small moments of failure can push down… Continue reading writing || strategies to cope with fluctuations of self-worth

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lifestyle || mental health strategies for students

Reality is what you are living, not what you are planning for. Highs and lows are a part of being human, and one of the best ways to make use of all those states is to write about how they feel. When I'm sad, I describe how and why. When I'm happy, I journal about… Continue reading lifestyle || mental health strategies for students

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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