Juliana | Mt Eden

Not really. No stress. No, you know, knowing that life’s short, several times in my life, I felt stressed, yes.

I felt stressed when here in Auckland, because sometimes it’s difficult to get work, to get work and is also expensive for us, for students.

Then rent is expensive. Then the food is a little expensive, and the work is difficult to get. So, that is the reason sometimes I feel stressed, about that.

My parents are the most important to me. They are, they are in Colombia. I came to New Zealand because, just because I need experience in my life. I think it is important to live in, to live in another country, to meet another culture, other people, just that. Just that. Maybe you can get a better job. Yeah, just a new experience. That’s the reason.

Yes, I work in a hospitality company as a kitchen hand, and assistant catering.”



Check out these resources from the Mental Health Foundation:  Stress and how to Handle it and the Five ways to Wellbeing.  Need to talk to someone? Free text or call 1737 anytime.  


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