reflections

Learning for learning’s sake

Posted on 24 May 2021 by Ellen

Recently, I entered a period of de-motivation where I was hardly working and mainly lazing around. Don’t get me wrong taking time out is great and is important for your body to recuperate, but having started back at placement, I needed to be utilising my time efficiently to consolidate what I have seen. One of
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Last minute productivity – is it worth it?

Posted on 16 May 2021 by Ellen

I think it’s so important to be able to self-evaluate and recognise areas that you need to work on, so today I want to reflect on a topic which many of you may resonate with: procrastination & last minute productivity. I believe it is actually one of my weaknesses, which often leads to burnout. Even
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Tidy room, tidy mind

Posted on 4 May 2021 by Ellen

This week, I have faced dreaded deadlines piling up out of nowhere, time seems to have suddenly sped up and I have transitioned back into working from home, whilst engaging in other online activities and lectures for two weeks until my next placement. I have to say it has been quite an adjustment adapting to
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Studying, stress and self-care

Posted on 20 April 2021 by Ellen

Confession & Commitment! As for lot of people these days, life has been so busy lately. Some highs and lows, and in the midst of this, I find that the one thing I push away the most when I am stressed is blogging/ journalling my thoughts. I’ve realised that because I see it as another
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5 Things University has Taught Me

Posted on 22 May 2020 by Ellie

It’s official! I have finally handed in my very last assessment and have completed my degree at Cardiff University. What a three years it has been, and I can say with my whole heart that it has been the best three years of my life. It is a strange feeling now that I have finished.
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