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By Eleanor Hurton
"Sometimes I feel like a mini adult and I just want to get the advice of an 'adultier' adult who has more life experience and wisdom than I have. I want to talk to an adult, but suddenly I realise that I am an adult – and that can feel pretty scary at times."
"We all have times in life when our challenges seem to be bigger than our ability to cope. What I have discovered is that during those times, instead of looking at these challenges as things I can’t do, I should look at them as challenges I can’t face alone."
Bounce explores gore bay
Bounce watches the sunrise!
By Eleanor, 19
Now that Uni and schools are back it is really important to find the right balance between studies, social life and other commitments. Here Eleanor shares some great tips on how to prioritise and use the right tools to find that right balance.
What are you grateful for?
taking a photo of spring #justbouncethings
Road trip jams
By Emily, 24
You know how your parents always told you to say "thank you" as a kid? Turns out they weren't just nagging you to be polite! Showing gratitude has so many benefits, whether that gratitude is expressed as a “thanks”, “chur” or “cheers”.
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