We need to be aware of our emotions and be able to manage them to be resilient and stress-free. Social-emotional intelligence is the ability to be aware of and manage one’s own emotions and the… Read More »Resilience through Socio-Emotional Intelligence
Now comes the time when every music blog and magazine known to man comes out with its “Artist of the Decade” feature (those still offering print issues capitalize on this by featuring their choice on… Read More »Ed Sheeran is The Worst Artist of the Decade
Music journalism you say? I remember when I decided to go into the world of journalism – as a young college student, fresh out of high school, wide-eyed and feeling ready to take on the… Read More »What I’ve Learned About Music Journalism (So Far)
So, you’ve written something, and you’ve decided you want to release it into the wild world to be enjoyed or criticized by potentially thousands of people. Be it poems, a short story, a piece of… Read More »5 Tips for Submitting Your Writing to Magazines
A recent BBC article, “Is this the most powerful word in the English language,” made a bold, sweeping claim: that the word “the” is the one word that not only shapes the meaning of a… Read More »Is This Really the Most Powerful Word in the English Language?
Websites that satirize common news articles and topics have steadily increased in popularity as time has gone on. I can remember when I was in high school, in the mid-2000s, and you were considered kind… Read More »5 Satirical Websites to Brighten Up Your Day
The mullet is making a comeback. The notorious “business in the front, party in the back” haircut – so prevalent in the 1980s and 90s – has made a remarkable return. In magazines, on the… Read More »The Mullet is Making a Comeback. I Have Some Thoughts.
Let me reveal the myths about Christmas. I’m going to play the Grinch this year – or, maybe Scrooge, if you prefer that. Only slightly, though. No, I’m not going to stalk a town and… Read More »Five Myths About Christmas Music… and the Realities