Age is a number, but never a limit. Unless you make it so, or want it to be. (E.g. “I’m too old to handle a hostel dorm! I’ll just book a hotel instead…”) That being said, (prospective) undergraduates these days feel so incredibly young. As somebody who worked a UG open day event the other … More Observations to Round Out My Month of Birth
…passed by as I was looking another way. But what else is new? However, something that I am working on, for myself and for those around me, is to simply be aware of mental health. Not just for a month every year, but always. For those of us who are young enough to be faced … More Mental Health Awareness Month…
… and I have a paying job, a house to renovate, and my hair looks good. So far, it’s looking up. Now I just need to get back on the blogging train. Would you like to hear about the life on the job market, home improvements, craftsy work, or new thoughts on science and the … More One month into the unknown…
In this case, I mean knowing how many tasks, how much work you can take on, and still function at a decent capacity. Especially if you are affected by mental health issues, in which case you need to remember that you cannot always function at 100%, all the time. When I finally started treatment and … More Know Your Limits
The job application process is like that of the procreation of pandas (especially if you are a zoo keeper): an organic something that may take time, but you desperately hope will yield a good result eventually, and the involved participants do little to help things along. It is not very sustainable since sustenance is sparse … More Jobseeker’s Reflections
In these uncertain times for the world, I realise that twentysomethings looking for a job are ten a penny. That said, please do not forget that each individual twentysomething comes with their own merits. I am: equipped with four years worth of research experience using both qualitative and quantitative methods (often at the same time) … More Hiring?
This year has been weird and awful in many ways (that I will not recap here, because we all know what they – mostly – are). This year has also been the year when I (hopefully) finally let go of most of my emotional stuntedness and learned to truly talk. This has included asking for … More Bye 2016!