Blog: To change the world

Do you ever wonder if you have the capability to change the world? Have you looked at those big names – Mahatma Gandhi, Nelson Mandela, Winston Churchill – and asked: “Why can’t I make the same difference to humanity?” I believe that everyone can and is changing the world. Every single tiny human interaction actually has enormous impetus. From how I see it, whenever you … Continue reading Blog: To change the world

Doubts kill more dreams than failure ever will

We are taught from the day we were born that failure is not an option. We live every day of our lives in constant fear of impending failure, which society has taught us to confuse with impending doom. But failure is an integral part of eventual success. No one ever got anywhere without failing at something at least once.Although the concept of failure would imply … Continue reading Doubts kill more dreams than failure ever will

Time management (blog post)

18.03.13 This blog post gives you a few tips on how to manage your time effectively so you can do more of what you love. You’re probably feeling the pressure right now. You’ve got study and homework, sports practices, rehearsals and just a ton of other things going on. This is when time management becomes important. Imagine your perfect day (and plan towards it!) What would … Continue reading Time management (blog post)

Co-curricular tips

15.03.13 Co-curricular is a huge part of student life, especially at Macleans. Your house leaders and form teachers have probably been repeating ‘Get involved’ more than enough times (in Snell anyway!) But sometimes, it’s good to step back and have a think about why we actually do them which may lead to how we choose which activities (and how many) to get involved in. Apart … Continue reading Co-curricular tips