Opinion

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How bad really is social media for young people?

Following on from World Mental Health Day last month, I thought I’d take a closer look at the relationship between social media and our mental-wellbeing. Often in the news social media gets a bad press, regularly being cited as one of many contributing factors to blame for the worsening state of young people’s mental health. […]
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Insights: Creator Interview with Rich McCor aka Paperboyo

Rich McCor, the man behind the Instagram Paperboyo, is responsible for transforming some of the world’s most iconic landmarks using intricate designs cut out of paper. Have a scroll through his photos and you will see innovative works of art bringing the surroundings to life. Rich has recently produced a book of his images titled ‘Around the […]
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My first taste of the world of work

After the last three years spent mollycoddled in the safety of my student bubble, the time had eventually come for me at the start of this month to enter “the real world.” That’s right, after one final summer of freedom, it was time for me to get a job. And what I’ve found so far […]
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Working for Free is Bullsh*t!

“Don’t work for free”, “Free doesn’t pay my mortgage”, Are all phrases you’ll often heard spouted on a fairly regular basis by many in the blogging world. It seems that it pays (literally) to position yourself as someone who doesn’t do any work for free and demands payment for everything… even when it isn’t actually […]