The Mental Health Benefits of Self-Care
Additional resource: A guide about guarding mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic What’s “healthy,” after all? In U.S. society, it seems health is often equated with tan lines, thigh gaps, summer bodies, and other impossible physical standards. Granted, exercise has been shown to lower stress, ease anxiety, curb ADHD jitters, and medicate depression naturally. […]
Focus on Your Truth
Who Am I What is your truth? What do you stand for? What are the things you consider important, the things you can put your all in? What do you truly like to do, if we didn’t need money to function, but had to work, what would you choose to do? Most of us go […]
11 Things I Learned From Failure
We all experience setbacks in our relationships, businesses, academics and various aspects of life. There was a time failure was popularly seen as shameful, but thankfully, these days it is more often considered as a learning mechanism, especially in the business world, due to testimonies from successful people like Oprah Winfrey, Thomas Edison, Abraham Lincoln, […]
4 Ways to Start Basic Self-Care Strategies
You are your own best advocate. That means that if you don’t take care of yourself, nobody else will. Most people today are run ragged by responsibilities from work, family, school, and more, so they don’t take the time to care for themselves. But it’s an important part of your life that should always be […]
How Can You Find Personal Growth Through Change?
Adapting to changes in our lives can inspire some serious personal growth. If you are preparing to make a change in your career, get back into school or tackle some other major life moment, you need to make sure self-care a part of your plan. But you may be wondering what self-care is and how […]
What is Your Why?
“He who has a why can endure anyhow” Fredrick Nietzsche. Amanda Lang and Simon Sinek are most popular for evangelizing the “why” concept through their books “The Power of Why’ and “Start with Why” respectively. They also speak about it regularly. So what is this “why” concept? It’s basically about finding out your purpose for […]
Hip-Hop and Mental Health
Hip-Hop and Mental Health by Ahmed Sabi Abubakar The Geto Boys ‘mind playing tricks on me’ has to be one of the most introspective hip hop songs, delving into the minds of troubled young black men from the ghettos of Houston. This song is a very good example of how Hip Hop artists use […]
Legal and Business Relationship and Interaction between the Publishing, Recording and Live Music Industry Sectors.
Legal and Business Relationship and Interaction between the Publishing, Recording and Live Music Industry Sectors. By Ahmed Sabi Abubakar First of all, let’s break down each sector. Starting with a brief history, to current legal and business practices, and lastly, I’ll discuss the relationship and interaction. Live Music The live music sector started with […]
How music technology has been changing the music industry business and regulations throughout its history.
How music technology has been changing the music industry business and regulations throughout its history. By Ahmed Sabi Abubakar First and foremost, let’s take a walk through the history of music technology. The first form of music, using magnetic recording was created by the American Oberlin Smith in 1878 after a visit to Thomas […]
What is Individuality? The dictionary defines it as; the quality or character of a particular person or thing that distinguishes them from others of the same kind, especially when strongly marked. separate existence. Why has it been watered down in our society? Why does everyone like the same things, have the same hobbies, […]