Tag: millennial

Behind the Magazine: Meet Annie

Annie MEET THE WRITER Singer / Hamilton rap expert / Allergy and Nap queen It’s been a long time coming, but we’ve finally reached our final #BehindTheMagazine contributor! I first met Annie, like so many of the WHW gals, in flat 17. Alongside other contributors, Annie moved to Edinburgh to study for her MA in…

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25 Going on 30

I never really understood the appeal in being ‘thirty, flirty, and thriving’ in the 2004 film, '13 Going on 30.' I was too preoccupied with the notion of actually turning thirteen. 

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Rejection

Rejection is something we all like to talk about after the success is final, and carved in stone. Yet, to overlook this very real part of life is to fundamentally ignore a universal human experience. Whether we’d like to admit it or not, rejection comes in waves throughout our life. When we’re a child, rejection…

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The Highlight Reel

Life isn’t a highlight reel, yet why do I, like so many others, feel the need to pretend like it is? In many ways, curating a highlight reel feels a whole lot like losing your grip of reality. On a surface level, it’s easy to believe that this will make you happier. But the highlight…

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4 Years Later

On January 15th, I started writing the blog post “2016 is the year I choose happiness.” Four years later, I’m here to tell you what I’ve learnt, and why that blog post is now so poignant for me. I’ve spent far too long contemplating this topic, but thinking about something isn’t the same as actually…

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The Life Plan

“To base happiness on a life plan is to exist in a vacuum.Sooner or later, you have to break free. ~ M. A. The notorious life plan. The one where I expected to be married by twenty-five, working my dream job fresh out of university, all whilst travelling the world and buying a house before…

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