5FM Interview
What a privilege to be interviewed by Nick Hammond of 5FM on 4 March 2021. Yes I was quite nervous to be on such a national platform but Nick made it so easy to chat to him - here is the intro: Nick chats to 19 year old author Hannah Altmann, who recently published her first book '(Not) A Piece ...
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Survival Guide to Anxiety
In today's rushed age of technology, media and distraction, many people go through anxious experiences. Not to say that everyone has clinically-diagnosed anxiety, but anxiety is much more present in our society, and almost everyone has felt some level of stress or anxiety. Due to the stigma surro...
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Chapter 2
Starting my grade 10 year, I had my sights set on receiving athletic honors at my school, qualifying for Junior World Swimming Championships and generally becoming legendary. As I went through my Grade 10 year, I started feeling a lot of pressure in the academic, sport and social spheres. Self-in...
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Chapter 3
So, a few months into "eating healthily" I started to need more control. I have an A-type personality, meaning I'm a perfectionist, a people-pleaser and a worry-wart. Not a good combination when it comes to going on diets. But that, I decided, was what I was going to do. So, I went Gluten Free, s...
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How To Eat Less Meat
I've heard time and time again how people have tried to go vegetarian or vegan but haven't felt full enough or satisfied without the meat aspect. Well, first of all, I commend anyone and everyone for taking even the smallest of steps towards eating less animal products. Every little change counts. ...
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Studying in the Netherlands
Just over a month ago I packed up my bags and moved to Utrecht, Netherlands to start my university studies. In the weeks leading up, a lot of things were up in the air, due to corona and flights being cancelled and I wasn’t exactly sure if I was ever going to be able to leave. My flight was ther...
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