It's been a minute...
When a study break turns into a full-blown, three month hiatus
I always knew this year was going to be a crazy one. The crippling anxiety that plagued me at the start of the year was fuelled by my inner monologue, constantly reminding me that milestones were coming. I have hands down never been so apprehensive for days to pass and change to happen, but they did and it did and I have lived to tell the tale.
Fast forward 5 months and here we are:
Blog award = WON
Dissertation = WRITTEN
University = FINISHED
Graduate job = STARTED
How has this happened? And all so seamlessly? That's not to say it was easy - there was so many late nights, sad nights, stressful days, days so full of self-doubt that I didn't for one second think I'd be sat here writing this right now. But I am. And I feel so privileged to be doing my thing.
I count my blessings everyday that I'm happy and healthy and have the greatest support network there is around me, encouraging me to always do my best and be my best.
A quote from my favourite book, The Five People You Will Meet In Heaven, perfectly sums up my feelings towards this transition:
"All endings are also beginnings, we just don't know it at the time."
So, as I say farewell to the last 3 years of my life, I say hello to the next chapter and all the unknown possibilities it holds. Here's to seizing opportunities and being my best self!