5 Ways Students Can Stay Motivated (Despite A Long To-Do List)

5 Ways Students Can Stay Motivated (Despite A Long To-Do List)

1. Get up when your alarm goes off.

Your first five seconds of the day are crucial. Hitting the snooze button starts a procrastination mindset that can spread to your entire day. The longer you debate getting up, the less likely it is you actually will. When your alarm goes off, decide in less than five seconds to get up and start your day. Continue reading

Why It’s Not Arrogant To Take The Compliment

Why It’s Not Arrogant To Take The Compliment

First of all disclaimer: I’m as guilty as the next person when it comes to liking compliments. It’s nice! Who doesn’t like it?

In theory, compliments are what a lot of people like collecting. We like the idea of people noticing something positive about us, whether that be a new haircut, a new outfit, or maybe even when someone notices something cool we’ve done and mentions it. Continue reading

Why I Don’t Want It, Unless He Wants It For Me

Why I Don’t Want It, Unless He Wants It For Me

Be careful asking God for more, because He will always deliver.

I think God has worked on me in stages, as He normally does, but in much larger stages than usual at the start of my college years because I finally asked for more, discontent with the level I was experiencing His presence in my life. Continue reading

One Step Forward After Finishing My Degree

One Step Forward After Finishing My Degree

So here I am. One day after turning in my dissertation, my final project for university, and it’s been relaxing. I’ve done all the things I’ve wished I could do back when I had to be studying and writing, and it’s been just one day and I’m already sick of it. Continue reading

Snapshot of Life

Snapshot of Life

Hi there, it’s Madeleine.

I had a bit of an interesting morning yesterday, and just figured I’d write out what happened and my mini revelation here.

First: I forgot to supervise the coffee machine after I flipped it on, and as a result I looked up from my mountain of laundry to find a coffee mug overflowing Continue reading