“Phub” this!

The term “phubbing” needs to die.   It’s a portmanteau of the words “phone” and “snubbing”, used to describe the act of blatantly ignoring a person you’re physically with in favour of your mobile phone. “Phubbing” sounds kind of dopey, and that to me is where the danger lies. While terms like “mansplaining”(man + explaining)... Continue Reading →

Can a dose of Insta-zen do any real good?

Instagram is one of the greatest contributors to my yoga anxiety. Yogini influencers deal heavy blows to my self-esteem (yes, we already know I have issues). I generally avoid social media to protect my mental health. While a lot of research suggests that social media can be harmful, there are also studies that are more... Continue Reading →

We know what you want to know

What precisely are you searching for on the internet today? What do you want to do, see, or find out more about? We, the content creators, assume you have an answer to that question. In digital writing, best practices revolve around the notion that every opportunity to garner eyeballs begins with an innocent entry keyed into... Continue Reading →

It’s a man’s world.

"Coding is the most challenging thing I've ever encountered. That's what attracted me to do it." Sitting across me is Michelle Sun. Young, beautiful and highly intelligent, Michelle left her high-paying job as a research analyst at Goldman Sachs, went to Silicon Valley to learn coding from scratch and now owns a coding school for kids, First... Continue Reading →

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