Change your life: Know your goals

Welcome to the final chapter in the life changing guide. We are wrapping up the guide with the final piece of advice that brings everything together: Know your goals and actively work to achieve them Write down all your goals right now. Fitness goals, workplace goals etc. Make them achievable. Next to each one, write a time-frame you think is reasonable for it – if you can’t achieve it within 6 months, it’s too big...

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8 tricks to shorten your daily routine

Being a student can mean that you are in a rush most days to get to your early-morning classes. Here are 8 tricks to shorten your daily routine. Don’t check your email or Facebook first thing in the morning as this will undoubtedly lead you off on some tangent that will consume 30 minutes of your day. Don’t turn on the TV while you’re getting ready as you’ll undoubtedly find yourself staring at it instead of...

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Surviving the first year

Unlike school, nobody at university will force you to attend lectures, take register or call your parents if your grades are poor. What may seem like long-lost freedom could result in overwhelmed first-year students — having to take on so much responsibility for the first time in their lives. The director of the Centre for Student Counselling and Development at Stellenbosch University, Professor Charl Cilliers, says the key to...

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Change your life: Find yourself

We’ve come to the penultimate chapter in our life changing guide. Previously we discussed how to fix your social life. This may come off as extremely corny, however it isn’t but rather necessary to fulfil your journey of changing your life. Find yourself Determine what your opinions are on everything. Don’t know if there’s a God or not? Do some reading, formulate an opinion. You do the same process on major...

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