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How to Connect with Anyone from Anywhere

Travelling in a place where you don’t speak the language is incredibly challenging. It can darn well even be frightening. Sometimes right on home turf, there may be occasions where you just can’t seem to break through with someone, occasions where having a secret weapon would be nothing short of miraculous. Well, that secret weapon is…

50 Notes on Love & Romance

What’s the very first thing that comes to mind when you think about romance novels? That they’re hyper-sensationalised depictions of utopian fantasies? Enjoyable light reading? What are your thoughts on romance in general? What does it mean to you? Romance to me isn’t getting a card for my birthday. Romance is knowing that I love…

5 Cures for the January Blues

Sure, the Christmas festivities are over; you’ve run out of excuses to wear funny yuletide sweaters, buy party dresses and consume copious amounts of champagne, but January needn’t be your dreaded month. All is not lost. Here are some expert tips to battle the January blues: 1. Have a lie in January 3rd is the…

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10 Ways to be Kinder to Yourself

One of the most prevalent criticisms of mindfulness and self-reflection is that they are inward, self-gratifying egotistic acts which put the needs of the individual above all else. Well, I’ll ask you this, would you dare to get on a plane piloted by someone without a licence? Would you accept travel recommendations from a travel…