When I was younger, I was heavily involved in competitive sport. I was playing soccer, dancing, figure skating, cheerleading, doing track and field, etc. The number of hours I spent on a field, at a rink or in a gym probably surpass the number I have spent in a classroom over the years. I once … More On the Canadian Olympic team.
After the first month of university I felt pretty overwhelmed and didn’t know how to express it. I struggled to tell people I was actually anxious and that my perfectionist tendencies were making me fall apart at the seams a little. That’s where the expression ‘I’m running in circles’ kicks in. I had managed to … More The Circles?
At the time I was writing this, I thought this might have been an apt recap of my very first week at any university. Looking back, the view I have of my very first week of university is much more romanticized. I should have been writing about all the new places I found to study, … More Uni Week 1 Survival?
This was written in the honeymoon phase of starting to university. I was still that keen straight A student who was completely focused on getting into the nitty gritty of studying. Not much had happened as of yet. I hadn’t even sat across the table from some of my current friends in our first class … More Nervous Excitement
At the time when I wrote this post, there was a sense of contagious optimism. I was more than excited to start the journey of University and figure out who I was without the kind of structure that had predicated my life before. There was also a sense of naïvety. I thought that I wouldn’t … More What I thought was the Begining
Place: Burnaby Mountain- Horizons Six years ago just before my birthday I was in the home stretch to graduating high school helping out at my home club’s ice show and I in a moment of rash judgement invited a friend to watch. I wanted to share a little bit of my world with someone I … More Thoughts from Horizons
Hello Blogverse, Welcome to the Adjustment Project! This is a project to document and comment on what life after university is like. And who better to write it than an university graduate? Right? I know I didn’t graduate that recently, but there are a lot of things that I noticed and would like to comment … More Welcome to the Adjustment Project