How to manage your email inbox

Ahh the dreaded emails. You can definitely feel swamped by the demands people put on you to respond to their emails. With email being a 24/7 contact method, your emails can come at you non-stop, and you may feel as though all you do all day is email and the inbox just never shrinks! Below I have shared how I manage my inbox for stress-free emailing! Continue reading “How to manage your email inbox”

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One year of blogging

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Guess what, though if you read the title I’m sure you’ll know, The Emma Exclusive is one year old!

Wow, who would have thought I would be here right now, still blogging to you all.

Thinking back on a year ago and my first blog post, I set out on a big blogging task to do 40 days of blogging for the 40 days of Lent. But then life got in the way and I found 40 blog posts was not realistic.

Blogging though was a good way for me to continue writing about things I like and getting a voice out there for myself. So I kept it up when I could.

Although the blog wasn’t updated as much as I would’ve liked, I’ve achieved a heck of a lot in the year I’ve been writing The Emma Exclusive. Continue reading “One year of blogging”

Becoming a morning person

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I feel it best to start this post with a disclaimer: I am not a morning person.

During┬áprimary school years Mum would have to pull me out of bed in the morning after yelling at me for a good half an hour. She tried everything, turning on the light, opening the curtains, pulling back the covers, alarm clocks, music, having a hot drink ready to go. Nope, I still wasn’t getting out of bed and when I did, it would take me ages to get ready. Continue reading “Becoming a morning person”

How to get an internship and how to rock it!

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After my two weeks interning at the Hawke’s Bay Today and now interning at The New Zealand Herald for their Bite magazine, I feel I am now qualified enough to share some of my tips to getting an internship and what to do once you have it. Continue reading “How to get an internship and how to rock it!”