Relationships are like a mirror, they show us what we need to learn.
About the author:
Mimi Ikonn is an entrepreneur, YouTuber, and a passionate maniac of self-growth. Along with her husband, Alex Ikonn, she co-founded Luxy Hair and Intelligent Change (Five Minute Journal and Productivity Planner) and the Dreamers & Creators in London. To me, Mimi differentiates from the majority of famous public figures as she has relatively humble beginnings, yet has proven to create her own success and dream life.
After following Mimi and Alex for years, their new projects and products have always excited me and kept me alert for every one of their launches. When I first heard Mimi is writing a book, it was like she has finally heard me. Although watching her videos gave me a great deal of information, I always dreamt of having her advice on hand whenever I go. The Bingo Theory, being a book based on relationships, sounded like a perfect match as at the time I have been struggling with this aspect of my life.
If you’re wondering what the REAL life of a university student looks like, you’ve come to the right place.
Now, let’s make it clear, it is different for everyone. The party animals, ‘rich’ peeps, food thieves, the night owls and so on… I am a mixture of all those things (excluding financially stable haha), how has uni been treating me so far?
First of all, how am I at the end of my second year ALREADY? I only moved into my halls a week ago! 😦 Where has the time gone? You see, at uni, it just so happens that we unintentionally start living from one deadline to another. That’s why we’re all here, right?
Life at university isn’t just learning and attending lectures. It’s the constant battle of creating a routine! If you’re not in the library, you’re in lectures, working at your part-time job (if you’re ambitious enough, of course), watching Netflix, dying while carrying your groceries up the stairs or dying with hangover. Sounds easy? Ha-ha, not to me!
Coming over so very unexpectedly… 2016 will mark my 20th birthday. It seems that only a week ago I’ve started my second year at uni, and here we are, a time of changes is coming. Changes everyone is hoping for… Although this year seemed so short, looking back, I can see joy, achievements, struggle, and quite frankly, life. To me, it seems as if I live super independently. At a glance, 2015 appears as a year of constant work. However, although pleasure comes in second place, my year was great. Hard, SURELY, but great.
My greatest moments and lessons from 2015…
I’ve never heard of Bruges. To be perfectly honest, I had no idea what did it look like or what was it famous for. With no research whatsoever, we decided to choose it over Brussels, as we liked the idea of the unknown.
The train journey from Paris to Bruges was long and stressful, or so we thought it was. With a few train changes and a lot of waiting getting a chance to discover a part of Lille on our way was a little bonus to pick us up.