PUBLIC SPEAKING: Ways to overcome the jitters

There comes a point in most people’s lives where they will have to do a bit of public speaking, Whether you end up being the best man toasting the groom during a wedding, or having to do a ‘make-or-break’ presentation for your university degree, public speaking is like jury duty, it is hard to get out of. For many of us, the very thought of standing in front of people, talking and showing things, is enough to leave us in a cold sweat. Paranoid fears of messing everything up or making a verbal faux-pas and embarrassing yourself in front of … Continue reading PUBLIC SPEAKING: Ways to overcome the jitters

A DRUGSTORE ADDICTION: 10 Christmas ideas for bloggers

Fashion and beauty blog A Drugstore Addiction has penned a special guide on ten¬†ideas for bloggers to explore this Christmas to get themselves and their readers into the festive spirit. As the 25th December nears, many bloggers and online writers will be thinking long and hard about what seasonal content they are looking to post, and sometimes it can be tricky¬†to think of revolutionary new ideas especially given the Net is such a crowded place. A Drugstore Addiction may well be the saving grace of any blogger struggling to come up with something Yuletide related. Embed from Getty Images The … Continue reading A DRUGSTORE ADDICTION: 10 Christmas ideas for bloggers

ENGLISH GCSE CONTROLLED ASSESSMENT: Useful pointers

Vijay Shah One of the reasons why I set up The Half-Eaten Mind was as an educational vehicle. My ambition was to teach readers about the world they live in through both news as well as informative articles. With the benefit of a high intelligence gifted by God, I wanted to impart some of my knowledge and writing skills to the next generation. The fact that the blog regularly gets hits from schools, sixth-form colleges and universities is testament to that. It has proven a useful resource for people doing online research for homework, exam revision, class projects (or lessons … Continue reading ENGLISH GCSE CONTROLLED ASSESSMENT: Useful pointers