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500WoL – Exercise, the key to a healthy mind

The link between exercise and mental health has been a long proven precedent in the fitness world for a long time. What piqued my interest on this particular topic was the sheer benefits to leading a healthy lifestyle. We live in a society where the pressures to match an unreachable standard mean many people fall… Continue reading 500WoL – Exercise, the key to a healthy mind

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The power of inspirational speech

Globally more than 300 million people suffer with depression, we’re living in a generation plagued with mental health. In the midst of all that angst and depression is a platform for inspirational speaking. Inspirational speakers are perhaps more viable for the masses with the growth of video sharing sites as YouTube. I first discovered the… Continue reading The power of inspirational speech

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Emotive rap, a rising sub-genre

One morning a year or so ago I found myself caught in a chain-watching sequence on YouTube as I have many times before. This time, however, was different because I’d stumble upon something which would completely dictate the way I’d listen to music in the future. I stumbled across an interesting thumbnail, the caption reading… Continue reading Emotive rap, a rising sub-genre

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I shaved my head and the battle of conformity

To many extents I feel we are governed as a society by standards which are unequivocally decided for us by the media. I sometimes feel like I’m a mere pawn in society’s giant board game of social expectation. Those with money and a place of privilege dictate how I and those around me present ourselves.… Continue reading I shaved my head and the battle of conformity

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13 Reasons Why – An opinion piece

At 7:30am this morning, a hot mug of tea by my side, I embarked upon the final two tapes of Hannah Baker’s life. Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the last couple of weeks you will be fully acquainted with the Netflix series. 13 Reasons Why tells the story of Hannah Baker, a… Continue reading 13 Reasons Why – An opinion piece