Don’t put anything on your resume you don’t want to talk about.

I guess I should have known that putting a hobbies and interests section on my resume was asking for trouble. We were encouraged to show off our personalities and put down things that represented our persistence and skill. I naively thought ‘yoga&weightlifting’ would give off some kind of peaceful guru, strong mind strong body vibe. […]

Some grains for a coin? I can do that

My teacher brain has kicked into first gear this year; whole lotta spinning and I’m not getting far. Or at least that’s how it feels when I’m tired and the assignments are stacked against me higher than the odds of getting my dream job first year out in 2019. So in the midst of one […]

Good signs for the future

As a PST starting her final uni placement there are two thoughts constantly running through my head; how much coffee can I safely consume in one day and how am I ever going to be ready to graduate. Honestly I don’t know the professional answer to either question. I’ve been doing all the necessary organisational […]

The cost of the yogi lifestyle

I think I was about 16 the first time I took a beach towel to the backyard and attempted my first sunset flow. It was haphazard and slow and mainly involved me staring at the grass and scrolling through one of those Livestrong articles like ‘it could be yoga but it’s really just google images […]

E noho rā Australia! Your girl is NZ bound

Dear Diary, It’s been months of planning, booking, emailing and watching my bank account yoyo harder than fake boobs on a trampoline. Finally, sometime in late September, I took a step back and realised I was done getting stuff organised. The trip was locked in. My 800 words experience was about to begin. So I […]