School takes up a huge majority of our childhoods and teenage years, yet what are we really learning? For those who have finished, we all have very varied, and often strong opinions of that time. Some look upon memories of school in disgust, some in adoration, and others are more indifferent. So what is actually happening… Continue reading Mental Health: Wellbeing in Education?
I'm no stranger to weight gain, weight loss, and that whole drama of size in general. Also, yes, I understand this is a provocative title, but that's the vibe I was going for, so... For me, it's really important that I feel healthy, and generally good about myself: a certain amount of that comes from my appearance.… Continue reading Body Image: Why I’m “Fat” Sometimes
By this stage in my little iPhone-free month long experiment, I'm pretty well adjusted to my old school, not-so-smartphone. It has been rather freeing to be without constant nagging notifications from various social media; I get to control when I log in, rather than being perpetually receptive on my iPhone. There are a couple of things… Continue reading Out of the Loop – Day 8
This is probably the most public I've ever been about my loss of faith; I suppose you can't get any more public than the internet. While my first post on this blog, God is Good?, has a grumpy, cynical tone towards religion, that is not an accurate depiction of how I view the subject at all. Fairly well-known… Continue reading The Beauty of Religion
Guess what I had for breakfast...? A very Instagram-worthy chia seed pudding with banana, nuts, crumbled bliss balls, and coconut sugar. I had the strongest urge to document it, which is ultimately quite embarrassing to confess. I resisted, and then I analysed what drives me to want to share my eating habits. I think Instagram… Continue reading Cold Turkey – Day 1
I hate the internet sometimes. I hate social media, and the way it has invaded every facet of our daily lives. Yet I can't seem to drag myself away from it. I am hooked on this online world; crave it like an addict, turn to it in times of boredom. I waste hours in my… Continue reading Digital Detox