From theatre to interests in classical music, as a Black person, you’ve most likely heard similar statements from a friend or family member.
As a young woman working in a competitive industry, I feel like every aspect of my existence is constantly on show and being judged by those around me. Whether this is through the very high-pressure nature of my job or the sheer volume of social media our generation consumes every day, makes any given moment of my life feels like it’s up for scrutiny and comment.
March 16th was "No Selfie Day" and it got me thinking, has the age of selfies and social media crushed our self-esteem? Or are they in fact creating narcissistic adolescent monsters?
Even just glancing on Instagram, it seems like almost everyone is travelling the world. I don’t know about you, but I get serious FOMO every time I scroll through my feed.
Social media has been a powerful influence in our everyday choices in general, but especially in terms of travel.
Girlboss is finally available on Netflix and it’s had mix reviews. Based on the New York Times bestseller autobiography #GIRLBOSS by Sophia Amoruso, Girlboss outlines the story of her self-made success as founder of Nasty Gal Vintage, a company that auctioned off vintage clothing on the internet.
Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you would have noticed the buzz all over your newsfeed about Netflix's newest original series, ‘13 reasons why’.
The series was created by Brian Yorkey, executive produced by Selena Gomez, and based on Jay Asher's best-selling novel by the same name. ‘13 reasons why’ explores the dark traumas facing main character Hannah Baker and why she decided to end her life.
Until recently, I’ve always been private about my dating life and potential relationships. From past experiences, and as I get older, friends and family sometimes felt it necessary to approve, disapprove or share an opinion of a relationship based on very surface level things. I’ve not only been on the receiving end but have also been guilty of the same snap judgement of a friend’s potential beau.
If you’re not familiar with the term ‘ghosting’, it’s the process of cutting off all communication with someone and ignoring their attempts to communicate.
Dating rules and expectations are drastically different than they were even 30 years ago. People didn’t date as much back in the day. In general, they found the person they were looking for and stuck with them. Feeling like you can only have one or two partners in your life puts a lot of pressure on yourself to make even bad relationships, work.
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