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I officially have something in common with Michael B. Jordan. I’m loving living with my parents. I flew to the UK to stay with my parents for Christmas, and a three-part-series of canceled flights has meant that I’m still here, more …

Over the past few years I’ve mainly read non-fiction books; self-help books about psychology, entrepreneurship, productivity, all within the ambit of self-improvement. But what I hadn’t realized is that reading fiction is also highly conducive to self-improvement. Reading fiction can improve your …

There are days where I manage to check everything off my to-do list. And there are days where I don’t even come close. You’ve probably experienced that feeling. It gets to about 4:00 pm and you realize there’s no way …

The start of a relationship is always exciting. You’re getting to know someone new from scratch. There’s so much to learn about them that every day is exciting. You feel butterflies in your stomach every time you receive a notification, …

People fall out of love with their partners every day. Nobody goes into a relationship knowing the day will come. You know it could come, but you don’t feel that it could; at least not right now. And it’s confusing when it happens. You’re still the same person, and you still …

If nothing else, these past four years have been entertaining. Veganism is a topic that a lot of people seem to have very strong opinions about without actually knowing much about it.

This is the first time I’ve considered New Year’s resolutions. Usually, I do my best to uphold Benjamin Franklin’s advice: “Never leave that till tomorrow which you can do today.” — Benjamin Franklin If I don’t like something, I prefer to change …

Ultimately, as human beings, we’re all pursuing the same thing; happiness. As Anne Frank once said: “We all live with the objective of being happy; our lives are all different and yet the same.” Most of us lead relatively conventional …

The hardest thing about going through a pandemic in your 20s is exactly that — you’re in your 20s. You’re at an age where your ‘real’ life hasn’t really started yet. You’re just starting your career, maybe not quite sure …

The year is finally rounding off. Many people have had a tough time; most at least a discomforting one. Your plans may have been canceled or postponed, and you may not have achieved everything that you hoped you would. So …

The holidays are set to be different this year. A lot of countries have imposed restrictions on the number of people that can gather in one house, which means we can kiss goodbye to big family gatherings. In our family, …

At the outset, I must clarify, that I don’t intend to compare the covid-19 pandemic to the Second World War, nor am I equating Anne Frank’s situation to lockdown. But between March and May 2020, I couldn’t help but think …

“If you don’t like climbing mountains, I promise the peak has nothing more to offer you” — Taylor Foreman I’ve never really understood why people who don’t typically enjoy running sign up for marathons. It’s an impressive achievement, I’m not denying …

In the spirit of Christmas, and with an optimistic outlook for the New Year, we want to share 8 of our favorite environmentally-friendly fashion brands. Sustainability lies at their core — these businesses are true pioneers in their industry and each has …

I’m reading an amazing book by Jeanine Cummins about a Mother and her son who, for reasons that I shan’t divulge, have to escape Mexico and start a new life in the US. It’s one of those page-turner novels that grips you …

My unemployed younger brother reminds me of a multi-billionaire. One night, my parents called me ready to plan an intervention. My brother, who recently graduated from college, is living at home with them. He wakes up every day around noon. …

We heard the fence open as we finished the last grains of paella. True to form, Diego had made one of his best ones yet. The artichokes deliciously stuck to the pan. As we sank down in our chairs, paralyzed …

Everlasting lessons from some of the world’s greatest minds What is happiness? I know this is a question you’ve asked yourself before. Why? Because it’s a question we’ve all asked ourselves before; we all want to live a happy life, it’s a natural …

Now, this is a story all about how my life got flipped-turned upside down, and I’d like to take a minute, just sit right there, I’ll tell you all about how I became — Nah, just kidding. Sadly, I’m no …

Not many people are exceptional. The majority of people are normal. That’s what being normal means; to be the same as a majority. And it’s generally considered a good thing. Ever since you were born, you’ve been evaluated against socially-accepted …

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