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How to set Your Freelance Writing Rates

How to set Your Freelance Writing Rates

One of the most difficult aspects of becoming a freelancer is figuring out the correct rates. It really is a fine balance; you want them to be low enough to be competitive and attract customers,…

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Freelancing Diaries: 5 Lessons I Learnt in my First Year

Freelancing Diaries: 5 Lessons I Learnt in my First Year

To commemorate one year since I started out as a fresh and na├»ve freelancer, I’ve decided to dedicate all my weekly blog posts in June to the topic. Diving into the world of freelancing has…

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Productivity in a Pandemic: Let’s go Easy on Ourselves

Productivity in a Pandemic: Let’s go Easy on Ourselves

If you’ve been anywhere near social media since the Coronavirus lockdown began, you will have seen it. It’s hidden in the pictures of your fave influencer #grinding in the garden of their multi-million pound home.…

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Five Things to Check up on if You’re Feeling Deflated

Five Things to Check up on if You’re Feeling Deflated

You know that feeling when you’re just not ‘on it’? When everything seems to have gone to shit and is just spiralling further and further. Yeah, me too. In fact, I’ve kind of been on…

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5 Reasons why you Should Start a Side Hustle in 2020

5 Reasons why you Should Start a Side Hustle in 2020

2019 was a great year for many reasons, but the best thing to come out the past year has got to be starting up my side hustle. Back in April, I heard about the website…

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How to Maintain Your Mental Health at University

How to Maintain Your Mental Health at University

University can either be the most amazing experience of your life, or the most challenging. I think most of my fellow students would agree that more often than not, it’s both of those things at…

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The Ultimate Packing List for Starting University

The Ultimate Packing List for Starting University

It’s that time of year again – the prospect of moving out and embarking on the Uni adventure is becoming very real for this years’ freshers. One of the most stressful things about the moving…

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Why you Needn’t Stress About Your Exam Grades

Why you Needn’t Stress About Your Exam Grades

For thousands of students, that dreaded time has come around again. Whether you’re tackling your 20-odd GCSEs, A-Levels or Uni, exam season can be a really tough time of the year. In this post I’m…

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What my First Year at Uni Taught me

What my First Year at Uni Taught me

I keep looking back in disbelief at the fact that I’ve actually finished first year already. All I can think about is how this time last year I was just starting to get super nervous…

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Why it’s OK to be Indecisive

Why it’s OK to be Indecisive

First thing’s first, I’ve been more than a little bit stressed recently. Why? A relatively new phenomenon fondly known as the ‘quarter life crisis’. Let me tell you, I’ve had a few, and I’ve only…

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