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Lifestyle Tech

Apps to Help You Maximise Your Downtime and Minimise Loss of Brain Cells

The mark of a busy person is the inability to decide what to do with their downtime due to the infrequency of its occurrence. I myself feel like I waste precious time tapping away at variously-sized screens. Don’t get me wrong — the digital age has done wonders for my adventurous soul and curious mind, but I catch myself being entertained by veritable stupidity on a daily basis. If you find yourself in a similar situation, I’ve got a few suggestions to optimise your time!

 
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Feminism

Understanding the Independent

As we finished up the work and planted the flowers intended for the box, a seed got planted inside of my brain – independence. By the time I reached adolescence, this seed had rooted itself and grown into a very strong force within me.

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Feminism

The F Word

When I was about 17 years old, I was sitting with a group of friends watching some mindless television show where a character said jokingly, ‘We all have that crazy, feminist friend!’ All eyes in the room, boys and girls alike, turned to me and laughed.

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Work & Career

The Experienced Quitter

Today I woke up unemployed.

I kept my eyes closed a little longer, eager to feel the butterflies set in, but they didn’t. I opened them to find the sun filtering through the cracks in my blinds as I stretch my waking muscles. Today is the first day I have woken up unemployed in seven years.

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