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Under Pressure

Photo by Dana Marin (Amsterdamian) on Unsplash

Dishit Devasia’s story on deadlines made me think of my student years. I always worked well under pressure, staying up all night to complete assignments due at 9 am the following day, or to do last-minute study for an exam.

Most times, it paid off, and I passed. But once it didn’t. I had stayed up all night studying for a psychology exam. I walked into the exam room…



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Adrienne Beaumont

I’m an Australian who loves to write about travel and my daily life as a mother and grandmother as well as my past experiences.