Summer Thoughts

Hi! :)

I know it has been ages since my last post, I’m so sorry! I have been crazy busy lately and to be honest, I haven’t really had that much inspiration as usual.

I went on holiday with my family for about two weeks, which was quite nice. I also have been planning moving out to another country next month, and I’m so nervous/excited about it. I’m still waiting for an accomodation offer though. I’ll have news of my application at the end of the week. :)

Since I haven’t done Songs Of The Month posts for a while, I thought I’d share some of my favourite songs at the minute. Here we go:

  • Tears by Clean Bandit feat. Louisa Johnson
  • Good Grief by Bastille
  • Alive by Khai
  • Basically Kygo’s whole album
  • Kill Em With Kindness by Selena Gomez (my queen <3)
  • Life Itself by Glass Animals
  • (Starving by Hailee Steinfeld & Grey feat. Zedd, which I’ve only just listened to very recently but fell in love with)

I graduated as well (as you can probably tell by me rambling about university). As always, I watch Youtube videos daily – starting to get into some local ones, too. Another thing, I’ve read some good books this summer so far, currently I’m reading The Unexpected Everything by Morgan Matson (but haven’t got that far into it yet).

Finally, yes, I got into the Pokemon GO hype as well. I enjoy it a lot, especially because it gets me outside more. Now I’m not that lazy (haha).

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A picture I took on holiday. (Venice)

That’s all for now, again, I’m sorry to have disappeared. Have a great day!

Bye x

Kinga

 

How To Survive Finals

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Since I’m in the middle of finals (I still have all my oral exams left), I thought it would be a great idea to give some tips on how to actually survive the exam period as I find it really tough myself, too.

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  1. My first and most important tip is to sleep loads. Really, just rest a lot, because you don’t want to start your day tired and all that – you must be energized to focus on studying or during the actual finals. So sleep, please!
  2. Try to keep short breaks in between preparing for your exams, because it keeps your brain active and you won’t be exhausted very early. It helped me a lot and I only started to do this recently, because I didn’t believe that even a 5-minute break can help to be more focused on studying. But it really did.
  3. Organize the amount of stuff you want to memorize day by day, so you won’t panic a day before your actual finals. Start preparing relatively early, if you can!
  4. Prioritise! School before Youtube and books! This is one that I really struggle with, but I know I have to have school as my first priority during this period. How I manage to get things done is that I think of the summer holidays and that each day they get closer and closer. You (and I) are going to survive finals and be awesome at them!
  5. Be as optimistic as you possibly can! I am generally a pessimist and I hate that. But during exams I try to be as positive as possible, because if you believe you can do it, then it’s already a half win. The other half is up to how hard you study for finals. If you’re confident, you’re more likely to achieve a better performance – and just think about: You did everything you could up to this point, now it’s up to luck, really. Everything you can do when your finals arrive is to be calm and confident, then you’ll rock it!

These are some of my tips on how to survive this very stressful period. I hope I could help at least some of you! I definitely need some motivation sometimes, so I’m sure it always comes handy. Don’t stress and you’ll be fine! (I’ll try to think of this sentence, too when the time finally comes, because I’ll need it.) My advanced English oral exam is at the end of this week, I’m really nervous, but I’m being optimistic. Have a lovely day! See you soon! :)

Bye x

Kinga

Songs Of The Month – May

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I’m finally here with a songs of the month post again! I know it’s been a while, but finals only finish at the end of June, so I’ve been very busy lately. There are a few Eurovision songs in this month’s list and also I still can’t get enough of AURORA’s album, so obviously my favourite’s going to be there, too. Anyway, let’s see the list! The songs are not in any particular order, as usual.

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  1. Slow Down – Douwe Bob
  2. Life Itself – Glass Animals
  3. Can’t Stop The Feeling – Justin Timberlake
  4. She Burns – Foy Vance
  5. Up&Up – Coldplay
  6. Surprise Yourself – Jack Garratt
  7. Black Water Lilies – AURORA
  8. J’ai Cherché – Amir
  9. Raging – Kygo ft. Kodaline
  10. Pioneer – Freddie

Here they are, my favourite songs of May! What are yours? Lots of my well-loved artists are on the list, which I’m quite happy about. Also, I’m in love with Coldplay’s Up&Up music video, I think it’s one of the best (if not the best) videos that’s ever been created. I was also really excited about the new Glass Animals single, which came out recently, I really like their unique sound. I hope you’re having an amazing day! See you soon! :)

 

Bye x

Kinga

My Favourites Of The Eurovision Song Contest

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Since it’s Eurovision Song Content week right now, I thought I’d do a blog post on my favourite songs from it. ESC is a song contest in Europe and as of last year in Australia as well, where each country has a representative performer, and they compete for the best song of the year. The semi-finals are already over, and the final is on Saturday, which I’m very excited about.

My absolute favourites are Hungary and France this year, but I have heard some other nice songs as well. So here you go, here are the countries I’m rooting for this Saturday, and obviously these are not in any particular order.

  1. Hungary
  2. Cyprus
  3. The Netherlands
  4. UK
  5. France
  6. Azerbaijan
  7. Malta
  8. Israel
  9. Australia

But I also like Croatia, Latvia, Serbia, Lithuania, Spain, Bulgaria and Belgium.

Which songs do you like the most? Let me know in the comments below! Have a great day! See you soon! :)

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Bye x

Kinga

Where Have I Been?

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I am very sorry! I have been extremely busy with finals these past couple of weeks, and I haven’t had enough time to not alone blog, but relax a bit. I was so busy that I forgot to write down the song titles I listened to the most in April and I can’t really remember, so unfortunately there won’t be any Songs Of The Month April edition this year. I finished some of my exams yesterday, so I have about two weeks until the next one. You can’t image how I missed reading books for my entertainment and writing, too! I already could watch a movie today, which I’m really happy about.

Again, sorry for not giving any sign of being alive, but I’m still here and I hope you haven’t forgot about me. Have an amazing weekend! See you (if everything goes right) soon!

P.S.: I graduated last week! Yay!

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Bye x

Kinga

Why You Should Have A Haircut

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A week ago I went to the hairdresser’s to have my hair cut. I feel like we – or me at least – do not appreciate having haircuts enough. I don’t go to the hairdresser’s too often to have a haircut, and last week made me realise how a simple thing like this could change our perspectives and opinions on certain matters.

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I have to say, every time I have a haircut I feel amazing afterwards. I feel like a completely new person. It not only gives you a fresh new, healthy look, but also boosts your mood. You get a bit of a relaxation time for yourself and that hour or so is just yours and not anyone else’s.

I am certain after a haircut you feel like you’ve just lost a lot of weight, because your hair feels soooo light. Am I right? (I know I am, haha!) Treating yourself now and then is necessary and why won’t you spend it with going to the hairdresser’s to freshen up your look a little bit? You can always get great advice there as well, and your hair will smell wonderful afterwards, too.

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They say when you cut your hair, it changes your life. In my opinion it’s totally true. First, you feel relieved when you’ve finally made the decision to do it. Also, you’ll look different. It takes a bit to get used to, but after you’ve accepted the fact that you look slightly weird (because let’s face it, it feels strange when you cut your hair – it’s like you have a whole new different face haha), you’ll be proud of yourself. It sure takes a lot of courage to cut your hair, especially if it’s a big amount of hair. You SHOULD be proud and happy that you did it. People notice these changes and compliment you, and you immediately have your day made, or at least it’s got a bit better.

So all in all, I just want to say that you definitely should cut your hair, because it’s totally worth it! You will have a healthier hair and it will grow back faster as well, trust me! It is the most awesome thing after you get used to it. I like it being shorter, because it’s easier to handle and it doesn’t take that long to dry and untangle my hair, too. Are you considering getting a haircut soon? Let me know in the comments! I hope you enjoyed reading this post, even if it was quite different from the usual stuff. See you soon! :)

Bye x

Kinga

Songs Of The Month – March

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It’s SO crazy that April is already here! Final exams are just in a month, which I’m terrified of, but I’ll do great I decided. I have to have a lot more confidence, don’t I? Anyway, here I am with the songs I listened to the most throughout March. I love this list, because almost all tunes are by my favourite artists. I’m still getting used to Zayn’s new music, and some of MAX’s stuff I don’t really like (however, he is extremely talented), but the songs of theirs on the list I like a lot. iT’s YoU is probably my favourite song of ZAYN’s album, Mind Of Mine (which I did a blog post on), and I also caught myself getting back to the song called Lights Down Low by MAX, because I love its vibe. All the others in my top 10 belong to my favourite artists, so it’s not surprising that some of their tunes are on the list. Finally, here they are (not in any particular order, as usual).

  1. Breathe Life – Jack Garratt
  2. iT’s YoU – Zayn
  3. Soundcheck – Catfish and the Bottlemen
  4. Unsteady – X Ambassadors (Live on Seth Meyers)
  5. Work Song – Hozier
  6. The Sound – The 1975
  7. Fragile – Kygo & Labirinth
  8. Far Cry – Jack Garratt
  9. Lights Down Low – MAX
  10. Black Water Lilies – AURORA
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What did you listen to the most in the month of March? I would love to know, it’s always nice to discover some new music. I want to wish you all a successful April, you’re gonna smash this month! See you soon! :)

Bye x

Kinga