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Five podcasts to feed the curious soul

James Johnson lists some podcasts that are sure to enrich your mind

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Meghan Markle: the feminist, not the fiancé

In the wake of the media storm surrounding Meghan Markle, James Johnson takes account of the narratives surrounding the history of our newest royal

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Remedy your anxiety the natural way

James Johnson discusses some effective, natural remedies to help with those anxious thoughts

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On the trail to wellbeing

James Johnson walks through the benefits of a walk in the wild

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How to become a minimalist

Millions now consider themselves to be minimalists. James Johnson talks through how it can help you to live a more deliberate life.

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Avoiding the study abroad blues

Returning from a year abroad? James Johnson talks you through falling back in love with Manchester

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Take a break the right way

Few of us are strangers to a daytime siesta. James Johnson takes a look at the new way of taking a break; ‘coffee-napping’

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Remembering the mother of marriage equality, Edie Windsor

In the wake of the death of Edie Windsor, James Johnson pays tribute to a woman who – in the name of love – took on the American government

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Six tips to maintain your mental well-being

As the semester gets underway, James Johnson runs through some simple tips to help you keep track of your mental health and to flourish during your studies.

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Manchester’s hidden gems

Greater Manchester is a unique mix of great neighbourhoods to explore. James Johnson discusses why you should consider taking your next trip outside of the city centre.