Boundaries in Relationships

What are boundaries? Boundaries are the ‘space’ between ourselves and the other person. This can be emotional, mental or a physical space. It can also be explained as “the line where I end and someone else begins”, stated by clinical psychologist Ryan Howes. Another way to think of boundaries is imagining state borders throughout the country. We all have an emotional/mental/physical border that keeps us comfortable and safe. These borders indicate to people what is okay and what is not okay. Have you ever been in a situation where a friend leans in too close to you, and you want…

How to study when you’re sick.

The photo above is my current situation. Although I am typing this post while sitting on a desk, I have been living in my bed. Fighting the tiredness doesn’t make it go away, unfortunately. I’m sure most of you know what it’s like… assignments due, classes to go to, rent to pay and the list goes on! So, how does a student study while sick? I’m about to tell you. What’s your priority? Over the course of this semester, I’ve accepted now that studying is one of my main priorities. And no, I didn’t accept it for months, until recently….

I have been where you are.

Today’s post is about how to tackle stress – from a 24 year old, university student. (Side note: as I write this post, I can see the sun is shining through my blinds. What lovely symbolism!) Let me explain how things have been lately: I have been sick/on antibiotics and medication constantly The uni break was a BREAK, no revision whatsoever I’ve put tremendous stress on myself in terms of finances So basically, I’ve been stressed. A light in the clouds has occurred today, though. From time to time, I find myself in a โ€œslumpโ€ of recurring sickness/problems. Life is…