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How the postponement of sports inspired me in my own game of life

When news came that the Milwaukee Bucks decided not to play Game 5 of their first-round series against Orlando, I was proud of the team and the league.

The `show must go on’ mentality we have in sports was benched for a night in protest of the Jacob Blake shooting. Fun fact, the postponement happened exactly four years to the day that former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick took a knee during the national anthem.

What an impromptu whirl this has been – here’s why I’m debating on going vegetarian

I’m not going to lie. Going without meat isn’t a huge thing for me. I have always been interested in going vegetarian but I just love meat too much. The chicken curry, pot pie, pizza, hamburgers. But could I actually last without any of these tasty treats? Let’s see.

E006S001 Mental health in the entertainment industry

The entertainment industry can be all flishy lights, glitter, limousines and big homes. It could also be a dark, lonely, depressing spot to be in. The stories of celebrities taking their own lives have been sadly regular in the past few years. It’s sad to think that our larger than life favourites weren’t as happy as we thought. 

Facebook frustrations: what we’re failing to do on social media

I am writing this mainly due to my current frustrations I have with my Facebook friends but also because I know that we’re all guilty of doing it. I just want to make sure we’re all on the same page. First, let me go through my own current frustrations.

Lots has happened since the beginning of COVID, here’s an update

On top of all the regular pains the world has gone through since March when the world went on lockdown, COVID life hasn’t been the easiest. I thought I’d sprinkle this with all good, positive vibes but I couldn’t. I’d be lying.

My plate has been ful. Since March, the stuffing, the roast, the mashed potatoes kept on getting piled on before I was even able to grab a fork. Don’t get me wrong, there was a lot of ice cream and chocolate cake in the mix but the meat never seemed to stop.

New study spots shocking spike in new and soon-to-be moms being depressed and anxious

The results have been “shocking.”  Pregnant women and new moms have been experiencing higher rates of depression and anxiety amid the COVID pandemic, a new study suggests.

Researchers asked 900 women – 530 of whom were expecting and 300 of whom had given birth in the past year – about their depression and anxiety. They found that COVID elevated depression symptoms from 15% to 41%. Moderate to high anxiety symptoms went from 29% to 72%.