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Giulia Simolo

Giulia Simolo

About Giulia Simolo

I am a journalist and author based in South Africa. I am passionate about writing.

Giulia Simolo

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Are you Afraid of Success? Don’t Stand In Your Own Way

It was author and spiritual activist Marianne Williamson who said we are more afraid of our light than our darkness. To put it exactly in her words, she said, ‘Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not o ...

Study: Teachers Tempted to Quit Their Jobs

It’s not easy being a teacher and often they go unacknowledged, do not earn large amounts of money, while dedicating themselves on a daily basis to trying to educate the youth. A recent study published on The Independent website alarmingly shows that in the past year, 50 per cent of tea ...

Facing Down a Career Crossroad

You paid a lot of money to get the chance to study a degree, and then halfway into your studies you realized it’s actually not what you wanted to do with the rest of your life. Can you say stress and frustration? Yeah, there’s no doubt that’s what you’re feeling. But y ...

One of the Coolest College Libraries in the World!

  Spending time at the library when you are studying can be a fun experience - no, really! If you get to study here, that is. The Delft University of Technology Library was built in 1997. When you see it you’ll probably think that it’s got a certain sci-fi edge to i ...

STUDY: What are the Best Study Techniques?

How you study can make all the difference in your success. A 2013 study that was published in Psychological Science in the Public Interest (a journal of the Association for Psychological Science) studied some common learning techniques used by students and discovered what works versus what do ...

Tips for Writing a Thesis Statement

When writing your dissertation, the first step you’ll need to take is to come up with a brilliant thesis statement. So, what exactly is the thesis statement? It is one or two sentences that shorten(s) the argument or analysis, giving the readers information into what they can expec ...

What Doctors Should Understand About Patients

  When you think of a doctor, chances are you imagine a person who studied the gruelling years of medicine in order to help lives. However, there is so much more that is involved in being a doctor, such as interpersonal skills. Often, as patients, we visit the doctor when we are in ...

Four Ways to Slay Stress

Stress might as well be a vicious vampire the way it sneaks up on students and then hangs around instead of going away. If you suffer from stress, it can hamper your productivity, make you a less-than-fun roommate and even make you sick. A 2013 study by Nightline Association found that 6 ...