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An honest review of my least favorite year.

The year has been slow and still, revealing and revolting, fuelled by revolution and evolution, backed by greed and commercialism. Many bridges have burned, and so have our forests. Millions have died; millions of others designed their tombstones. And babies were born. Soft, tiny babies.

Almost a year inside, after…


“Don’t just sit there. Get moving.” I can’t.

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There are a lot of tells when someone’s depressed. We struggle to get in the shower; we don’t leave our beds for days. More often than not, these two go together. We drink, medicate, lash out. Cry pools of tears like Alice, vacillating between crying and scolding ourselves for giving…


Tips from the world’s greatest athletes

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The average Joe looks at Olympic athletes and investors like Marvel superheroes.

On paper, playing soccer or running the 100-metres and investing money in a company sounds simple. Kick the ball; press the button. But that’s oversimplifying. …


Slip in the backdoor of their beliefs

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Everything I know about negotiating with a client came from a book released in 1984. That was 12 years before I was born.

After Mark McCormack built a global sports enterprise with little capital and a desire to combine his education with his passions, the Chicago native distilled his knowledge…


Let’s be honest, it’s a personal crisis.

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Like many other students, I found myself graduating from university in the middle of the COVID-19 pandemic.

This bizarre reality meant one of two things — or both if you’re like me.

First, if you made plans before COVID-19, i.e. moving abroad for a job or further education, you had…


And here’s why you should care.

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When I left my job as a financial writer in early 2020, cryptocurrency prices, and in particular, Bitcoin, were fluctuating.

One minute BTC price was at nearly $14,000, and then it was starting the new year at less than $8,000. Months later, it hit $30,000 and then a whopping $60,000


Kill your darlings is a whole other ballgame on Medium

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Once upon a time, there was a girl with obsessive-compulsive disorder who wanted nothing more than to succeed in a faraway land called Medium.

Unfortunately for the girl, everyone told her this would never come true unless she chopped her paragraphs and shortened her sentences because everyone who lived on…


Artificial intelligence is changing the beautiful game for the better

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Football may be coming home, but England’s Wimbledon grand slam tennis tournament is taking home the crown in innovation this summer.

Through its continued partnership with IBM, Wimbledon has delivered a world-class digital experience to millions of fans since the tournament began on June 28. …


sorry

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The city lights are bright, but not from his perspective. The fog climbs up the building and into his head, and he thinks what a shame it is that none of the windows open.

Then he remembers the girl with beautiful bones, the one who looked like the moon if…


What’s next?

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When the movie Spotlight came out in 2015, the world experienced what can only be described as an aftershock effect.

No one was, of course, hearing about the Catholic church’s cover-up of child sex abuse by its priests for the first time. In fact, many followed the Boston Globe’s initial…

Caroline Winston

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