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No sweat, you're a natural

Being called a ‘natural’ is the ultimate compliment. Your skill appears to be something you were born with, effective and effortless.

All the same, the praise can undermine your sense of being deserving, of having worked for the results – even if the person who uses the word doesn’t mean it this way. 162 more words



Last Saturday I had a depressing thought.

As I sat in my brother and sister-in-law’s house back home in Newport, I realised something. Something sad, something a little depressing and something that definitely made me think about my future. 631 more words

My Insanity

I'm Loving the Improved Skill Tree in Dragon Quest XI

Few things are as satisfying as leveling up in a roleplaying game. That moment when wit and courage have served thee well and you are promoted to the next level is a satisfying reward for all the battles that led up to the moment. 1,679 more words


051 - Personal Growth

051 – Personal Growth

Most things require two hands.  When you go through life with your eyes open vs hindsight.

Sophie lives what she teaches. 13 more words

Job Search...Soul Search

Apologies that our fledgeling blog has been neglected. Aside from unreliable internet, we have completely lost ourselves in the job search for next year. This involves hours of searching on databases, strategizing for job fairs, researching about schools and locations, revising cover letters to address the specifics of each school, completing detailed applications on individual school websites, maintaining communication with former colleagues and potential employers. 1,546 more words