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Be Careful What You Wish For

Once upon a time there was a girl called Lapaka. She was a very ambitious young lady and had a plan set out for her life (DV). While she was still at school she had a vision for her career projection, everything was planned out to the last t. First on her list was to… Continue reading Be Careful What You Wish For

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Wing It Bodly

Boldly winging it through life.


Be Your Own Support Stucture

I walked into his office, frustrated and teary. At that moment I wished with all my heart that I had another job, a place with structure, a┬áplace I could see myself grow in my career mind you I don’t work well in an unorganized environment. This is how I function, give me an unstructured environment… Continue reading Be Your Own Support Stucture

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What if

I remember sitting in the psychologist’s couch telling her a lot of what ifs. What if I don’t finish in time? What if my work isn’t good enough? What if I have to redo a few more experiments? I was in my last year of my postgraduate studies, getting ready to finish up my thesis… Continue reading What if

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When I Grow Up….

What do you want to be when you grow up? The first time I got┬áthat topic for an oral presentation I must have been around 8 years old and like half of the girls in the class I decided to centre my presentation around how I am going to be a teacher when I grow… Continue reading When I Grow Up….

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A Greater Purpose

The past few weeks I have been feeling stuck in my career. I have always been one that lost interest in things very quick and so when I find myself in an environment that does not challenge me I get bored and I become mediocre. I felt like I needed to move, get another job… Continue reading A Greater Purpose

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Playground or Office…? Happy Anniversary to Me

July marks my one year anniversary as a full time employee. I can proudly say I have one year experience in the Environmental field, this goes a long way as I have found that looking for a job as a graduate can be hard. My father always told me that all you need is your… Continue reading Playground or Office…? Happy Anniversary to Me