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My Writing Process

Writing is my aspiration, hobby, activity to fill the void, and go-to cure for a blue head. For those who don’t know, I’m most passionate about writing novels, but I’ve had my go at everything from articles to plays and films. I’ve written and finished two full-length novels and several screenplays. A few people have asked me how I …

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How to Stay Healthy Without Giving Up Those Flava Flavs

Whenever we hear the word “healthy” we automatically think no sugar, no fat, no calories, no FLAVOUR… Ahh! But don’t fret, the H word shouldn’t frighten you. Today it feels like “eating healthy” means you need to be vegetarian, vegan, or avoid gluten anything—but we’re humans… omnivores… we were made to eat meat as well, …

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How Style Can Boost Your Confidence

  sweater BIK BOK // turtle neck Brandy Melville // denim h&m // loafers Office Do you ever leave the house and imagine yourself strutting through a classy film because your outfit is just on point? Come on, we all have—even if it was for prom. That feeling of being unstoppable, like you can do anything and …

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Why You Should Start Keeping a Journal This Year

Some of you may know that I carry a little notebook with me 24/7. And if you don’t, well… I carry a little notebook with me 24/7. Twenty-four-seven. I don’t mean “most of the time” or “basically 24/7…” I mean I carry this sucker of a journal with me on a night out (you can …

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I Have the Winter Blues (where I’ve been mentally)

I was scrolling past some articles recently, all related to winter, and thought that’s silly, it can’t be winter still. Can it?! Then I realized it is still cold outside, there’s snow in the forecast, and I am nowhere close to escaping the grey. I have the winter blues. Okay, I’m not going to pretend …

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I Gave Change to a Homeless Person–Should I Be Scolded?

This morning, a man with a dog walked onto my train and asked if anyone had any change so he could buy food, or pay to stay in a hostel for the night. None of this sounds new—I’m sure you’ve all seen it before. It’s always the same story: everyone looks at each other with …

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Some Books I Read in 2017 and What’s on My Bedside Table for 2018

I can’t express the joys of a free cup of coffee. And exceptional coffee. I swear, it makes my day every time. People should go to cafes more often. Like every day. I forgot the sweet satisfaction of a smooth cup of black coffee. I’m pretty sure it’s what love would taste like. Remember when …

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5 Ways I Overcame Anxiety in 2017

Zara sweater Good afternoon everyone! I hope you had a wonderful Christmas, wherever you are in the world. I’ve had a feast of a week; the amount of sweets and meat I have consumed is atrocious! (And delicious). I regret nothing. The days approaching the end of the year are always a bit strange. I …

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The Pressures of Christmas

Merry Christmas, everyone! There’s something about this time of year that’s ironically stressful, because we’re supposed to be on goddamn vacation! The gifts, the family standards, the expectation of being the happiest elf in all the land, etc. Anyway, this got me to thinking about the unnecessary things we stress over constantly. The same way …

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Advice I Would Tell My Younger Self

PHOTOS: Andrew Buzzeo   Oh uh, I guess it’s that time of year… HAPPY HOLIDAYS. Cheers to the break at last. I did say it was going to get better at this posting thing but I indirectly lied. I had full intention of writing something juicy and no time to walk the walk. So I …

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