What is Graduate Life Really Like?

What is Graduate Life Really Like?

Walking onto the stage to collect your degree is at the peak of your aspirations, it’s the mountain top you’ve been trekking up for years and the moment is somewhat of a blur (mainly because you’re focussed on not face planting in the heels).  Everyone is excited/anxious/sad to be closing the wonderful chapter that is [...]

High Expectations: Perfectionist vs Optimist.

High Expectations: Perfectionist vs Optimist.

From a young age, the expectation to 'be good' is something we have drummed into us. But sometimes our expectations of ourselves are simply too high. We're perfectionists. Perfectionism: Perfectionism means setting our goals too high and having unrealistic expectations. Being allergic to failure is often driven by an underlying sense of shame. If we can [...]