Think Pieces

  • What piece of advice would I give to my younger self?

    It’s funny: I’ve asked every participant of my #LittleChats series so far what piece of advice they’d give to their younger selves, but I’ve never been asked the question myself. It’s a tough question and, unless you don’t think too much about it and stick to the cliché “be yourself!11!1!!”, everybody’s answers will be different […]

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  • Lockdown 3.0: Are we just exhausted?

    Lockdown 3.0 has hit different. I don’t know about you but, this time around, I feel deflated. Totally, utterly and completely deflated. Unmotivated. Unwilling. Undone. Sure, I was swashed by this wave of emotions the first and second time, but not like I have been now. I’ve even procrastinated writing this blog for almost two […]

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  • “This year hasn’t been all bad”: Lessons we learnt in 2020

    If you could describe 2020 in one word, what would it be? Exhausting? Disastrous? Shambolic? I think we can all agree that, for the most part, this year has been catastrophic to say the least. I don’t even have to expand for you to comprehend why; it is a truth universally acknowledged (a testament to […]

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  • Remember to be kind this Christmas

    “Are you okay?” Such a simple question. A question so engrossed in everyday conversation that it has almost become meaningless. How many times have you been asked “are you okay?” in passing – by friends, by family, by coworkers – and responded with the likes of “yeah, you?” or “fine, thanks”, when what you really […]

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