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I Love Myself

There’s nothing worse than realising you’ve wasted a significant portion of your life with someone who doesn’t, and never did make you happy. Break ups always suck, but it’s even more frustrating when you realise you should’ve left far earlier. About two years ago now, I was in a relationship where we did not bring … Continue reading

What is Health? Educate Yourself Now

I want to talk about health. In this crazy world of obesity, eating disorders, confusing messages to love your body the way it is – whilst obsessively counting calories, exercise crazes, diet fads and the unattainable bodies of supermodels projected everywhere we look on billboards and TV ads, it’s hard to know what health really … Continue reading

I Snuck into Laneway Festival! A review

Although I was only there for three hours, my unexpected venture into St Jerome’s Laneway Festival solidified my decision to buy a ticket in 2015. I wanted to go legitimately this year, but at the end of a very action-packed, expensive summer with the added factor of Lorde pulling out to perform at the Grammys, … Continue reading

Subject choices; the transition between High School and University

Looking back now, it seems insane that I seriously considered dropping out of school in Year 11. Having passed NCEA Level 3 with excellence, gaining endorsements in four out of my five subjects and three academic awards I may seem like a typical nerd, but things were a lot different for me at the age … Continue reading

No-meat November

  Vegetarian. For some, the word may elicit images of non-shaving greenie, Buddhist or otherwise eccentric hippies, but to me it just sounds like an interesting and healthy way to live. It’s an uncontested fact that as long as you’re careful to include the necessary proteins, vitamins and nutrients, you don’t need meat for a … Continue reading