Find the Calm in December

Find the Calm in December
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I love Christmas. That much should be obvious by now. But here’s the thing about the full-blown preparation: it’s stressy. There’s things to do constantly and everywhere. Either as a teacher or as a student, it’s constant crunch-time. And oh yeah, you’re supposed to buy presents and write cards and… So how on earth are […]

Weekly Lists #89: How to deal with Summer

Weekly Lists #89: How to deal with Summer
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So for some reason, the weather around here has decided to be hot. The kind of unbearably hot that makes me want to just lie on the floor and not do anything. Ever again. None the less, life goes on.  Which means I still need to get to my internship. And make food. And move to […]

Recipes #7: “Healthy” Brownies

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So here’s a fun fact for you. I don’t like calories – but I love the way they package them. French fries… Cookies… Cake…. Quiche… Brownies… So here’s what I love to do: try and find ways to make some of those “packages”  just that bit more acceptable. In a way. Last week, I found myself […]

How to Survive Being Social

How to Survive Being Social
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So by now, I guess you lot already know that I have social anxiety. Unfortunately, that also means that when I’m pushed into a situation where I have to be social? I panic. Through the years, I’ve managed to get some “survival tips” that do tend to work for myself. And if any of you […]

How to Survive the Morning

How to Survive the Morning
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You know that awful moment? It’s cold, it’s early, and you could have sworn you had more time before the alarm clock went off? You take that first step out of bed and you wonder. How on earth am I going to survive the morning? Well. Consider this your guide! Preparation: The Night Before First things first: […]