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3 Things You Must Know About Anxiety

Anxiety feels like the world is against you, but that’s not true. In fact, it’s all you. Even if the world suddenly became amazing right now, you’d still feel the pangs of anxiety; the fretting mind, the aching stomach, the hunched shoulders, and the undeniable belief that everything is out of control. Yeah, I’ve been there too. And yes, I wish I could give you … Continue reading 3 Things You Must Know About Anxiety

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Facebook’s Global Blackout Proved Its Worth

My Tuesday morning was a little different today. Thanks to Sydney’s ongoing lockdown, my mornings usually consist of waking up, taking my phone off charge, and spending an hour doom-scrolling on Facebook. With no immediate things to do during lockdown, there’s no catalyst to get out of bed on most days. Eventually, when my stomach begins to grumble, I’d flick off the covers and go … Continue reading Facebook’s Global Blackout Proved Its Worth

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Strive For Your Goals With This In Mind

When we visualise our past successes, as many people recommend, we feel temporarily proud. But this rarely spurs us into action because we don’t want to replicate our past results — we want better results! And if we visualise our future goals, as others recommend, it swells our desires but almost always crushes our actions. Because we will eventually notice the plethora of steps we … Continue reading Strive For Your Goals With This In Mind

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Dear Straight Men: Wiping Your Ass Is Not Gay

Warning: gag-worthy content ahead. Here’s something I wish I never learned today: some straight men don’t wipe their asses because they think it’s gay. Yep! Apparently letting your fingers going anywhere near your back passage is equivalent to two men fucking each other. I’ll let you process that for a moment… Now, apart from the major problem of offending everyone’s noses with your pungent butt … Continue reading Dear Straight Men: Wiping Your Ass Is Not Gay

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What To Do When You Don’t Know What To Do

Whether you’re stuck on a life-changing decision or mulling over daily activities, knowing what to do feels like a debilitating question. Do you take on that new job or stick with your current one? Do you want to watch that movie or do you feel like doing something else? I’ve been in lockdown for over two months now, and while I’ve got my writing and … Continue reading What To Do When You Don’t Know What To Do

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I’m Pro-Vax and Pro-Choice, But Not A Professional Doctor

I wish all those who spread their misinformation about Covid-19 would be as honest as I am. We are not medical professionals! Our best understanding of Covid-19 relies upon how well we research — but even after a good day of research, we will never be at the same level as medical professionals. They have years of expertise under their belt. And yet, even with … Continue reading I’m Pro-Vax and Pro-Choice, But Not A Professional Doctor

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How To Know When You’re Thinking Too Much

Whenever I feel like I’m thinking too much, I ask myself: is this really as big a problem as I think it is? More often than not, it isn’t worth my peaking stress levels. And sometimes it’s not even a problem to begin with! Today, for example, my thoughts spiraled around whether this blog is good enough and if I should change it. And all … Continue reading How To Know When You’re Thinking Too Much

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How To Research In The Misinformation Age

Intelligence isn’t just being right; it’s knowing when you’re wrong. We live in a world where being wrong is bad. It’s all about being right and making sure the world knows it. But what if I told you that being wrong is part and parcel of what it means to be intelligent. Because once you know you’re wrong, you will almost always strive to be … Continue reading How To Research In The Misinformation Age

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What It’s Like To Have A Ridiculously High Sex Count

I wish I could tally up all the people I’ve slept with, but the fact is I can’t. Or, putting it better: the task is nearly impossible. To hazard a guess, I’d say the number sits between 100–200. But in all honesty, it could be more. Put simply: I’ve lost my sex count. Of course, it’s not something I’d happily gloat about. Sure, some people (men) … Continue reading What It’s Like To Have A Ridiculously High Sex Count