Ass I was reading over the articles for the next edition, there is one theme that jumped up to me and that is ‘optimism’. Perhaps, many of us do not feel optimistic when Donald Trump is the president of America and Orwell’s 1984 is currently featured on the charts of best-selling books. Things can feel a little grim – not even on a global but on a personal level also.
At the beginning on New Year, practically everyone makes New Year’s resolutions and then a couple of weeks later we realize that we have failed at the things we committed ourselves to do. I strongly believe that things can change, but they won’t change instantly but incrementally.
It’s still the beginning of the second semester, and the new beginning is the boost you need to make that change. We do not have to be stuck in a grim place.
Soon, we will all be getting the results of our exams. It’s important to realize that whatever result you get, it does not fully define you. Number do not define intelligence or what you can do and are capable of doing in the future. If you always wanted to go on Erasmus, I definitely encourage you to look into that. Or if you want to connect with people who have similar interests as you, then know that it’s never a bad time to join that club or a society. Or if you are unsure of the module and if you
I strongly motivate you to say ‘yes’ to more things and bring about a positive change that way.
Like a well know supermarket says: every little helps. After all, Rome was not build in one day!
With warmest wishes,