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June 19, 2014 - Written by:

Work Ready?


At the moment I work as a School Careers Advisor. It’s a bit of a weird situation as my ‘career’ is advising other people about what to do with theirs. It’s true, a lot of the jobs that students mention, such as doctor, accountant, solicitor etc., I have a limited knowledge about as I have never done these jobs before.... Read the rest of this post...


May 11, 2014 - Written by:

Show ‘Em What You’ve Got

Shameless Maya

Dinnertime at the Johnson household usually means being subjected to my mother’s fascination with back-to-back nightly news, and last weekend was no different. After getting bummed out about all the mayhem in the world, and realising that the news anchor was wearing hipster glasses, a story came on that got me thinking about my professional life. The report was on career coach, Peggy Klaus, who has a programme that teaches high school girls how to brag. She said that women have a tendency to 'put our heads down and do really good work', while cheering for co-workers.


May 5, 2014 - Written by:

A Twenty-Something’s Guide on How to Get Your Shit Together (Part 2)


So last week I talked a bit about how to get your shit together when you have no idea what you’re doing with your life. But how about when you know EXACTLY what you want to do!?! You’d think that would be easier hey! But turns out finding the strength, motivation and courage to make your dreams a reality can be a... Read the rest of this post...


April 28, 2014 - Written by:

A Twenty Something’s Guide on How to Get Your Shit Together (Part 1)

Lost in Translation

While having coffee with a girlfriend the other day she confided that she was struggling to find focus in her life. And it was causing her real misery. Now she was the 5th person to mention this problem to me in the past month. And her story is one that has been cropping up a lot on aliljoy recently. One... Read the rest of this post...