Preventing FOMO: The Fear Of Missing Out

Today, I want to talk about FOMO, it stands for the Fear Of Missing Out. It basically means that you constantly have the urge to be at all popular events or friend hangouts, that when you skipped something, you might have missed something great. It may sound like a lame term, like the next YOLO or something, but it actually has some meaning to it. I personally don’t have this fear, but I do feel like it’s easy to get caught up in it. In today’s world there are so many temptations for people to do, to visit and to see. Facebook is full of pictures of people travelling the world and festival events are popping up like mushrooms! It’s often difficult to deal with the pressure of attending social gatherings, especially when each gathering is a lot of fun! Continue reading

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Why every student should join a student asociation

I now graduated one year ago, I let go of my student life and started working life. For me this transition had some highs and lows. I can look back on an amazing student time and even though I had some nice friends from my high school life, the thing that made my student life so great was joining student associations! You might think of stupid stereotypes of people joining these associations, but I can definitely proof you wrong! ;)

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Halloween Housewarming

It’s been already more than a week ago, but I’d like to tell you about my Halloween Housewarming I held with my housemate! Halloween is quite a new concept in the Netherlands and it’s getting more and more attention! I’m someone who get’s scared quite easily, so you might think it’s not the type of holiday for me. However, when I studied abroad in Ireland, I celebrated Halloween for the first time and I really loved it! I found it so much fun to see the town (Galway where I studied) being transformed into a spooky place with halloween decorations in stores and creepy dressed up people at the 31st.

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