How Vipassana meditation changed my life

Earlier on this year I had quite a magical and surreal experience during a meditation session which most definitely had a life changing effect on me. All my life, anxiety has been a huge obstacle and was one of the main reasons I took an interest in meditation originally. Although basic meditation has an amazing…

Body confidence and social media

With summer now in full bloom , the acceptance of having to strip down into our bikinis or trunks and exposing our bodies to the world is all too real. This can cause us to feel a lot of stress and anxiety around our body image, resulting in us comparing ourselves to those around us,…

HOW TO: Raise your vibes everyday

In this incredible world that we live in we want to make the most of every moment we have here. Some days it is so easy to feel bogged down or negative, causing us to be unproductive or on a constant low, having pessimistic views towards the universe. Other days we may feel really positive,…

How to keep your energy up during tougher times

It’s approaching the end of another term at Uni and I, like many others have been feeling low and drained of energy. I’ve been putting my body through a lot more this semester,  getting involved in more hobbies, exercising more, constantly partying and working harder on my intense course. We’re bound to feel drained. But a…

A Guide to Basic Meditation

Meditation is something we’ve all heard of at some point in our lives. Whether it’s something you practice everyday or just something that has been a passing thought at a time when you felt like you needed some ‘you’ time, I wanted to take this opportunity to bring your attention to it today. When thinking…

Tips for a happier state of mind

Down days, grumpy days, sad days, we all have them. Living mindfully and accepting the moment doesn’t mean that ‘bad’ moments will no longer be experienced, it just means that you’ve got to learn to accept them and appreciate them. Never let the temporary rain cloud in your mind forget the blue sky that is…

My journey to mindfulness…so far 

Just a quick note: I understand that spirituality is not for everyone and this post is not to shove it in your face and expect you to live like this because as humans we are all diverse and share different beliefs. However, if you have an open mind to spirituality and are considering ways to…

The Environment

Over the past few months my interests and concerns for the world that we live in have increased, encouraging me to take time to look up from my phone and take a gasp of the fresh air of reality yielded from us by the ocean of narcissism and technology that keeps dragging us under. Due…

Top 10 Albums Released in 2015

2015 has been a phenomenal year for music; records have been broken, comebacks have been made and new artists have marked their spaces in the ever-growing music scene. In memory of an amazing year, below I have compiled my absolute favourite albums of this year and the reasons they made my top 10. 10.Currents //…

Our Mercury Prize Winner 2015: BENJAMIN CLEMENTINE

There’s no denying the extraordinary material among the 12 shortlisted Albums for this years Mercury Prize. The judges had the difficult decision of deciding between Aphex Twin’s ‘Syro’, Benjamin Clementine’s ‘At Least For Now’, Gaz Coombes’ ‘Matador’, C Duncan’s ‘Architect’, Eska’s ‘Eska’, Florence + The Machine’s ‘How Big How Blue How Beautiful’, Ghostpoet’s ‘Shedding Skin’,…

The Top 10 Remix’s of your Favourite Current Pop Songs

Whether you’re looking for a party warm up or you’re just looking for some tunes to serenade your one-man rave in your bedroom then look no further because here is a compilation of the 10 best club remix’s of the current pop hits. Turn that volume up and let the music take control. 10. Adele…