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January 22, 2020 · 1 min · Axel Segebrecht

My new bag

Yes, this is a post about a bag. Be braver and keep reading. It’ll be fun and informative – promise! This is my bag. There are many like it, but this one is mine. My bag is my best friend. It is my life. I must master it as I must master my life. Without me, my bag is useless. Without my bag, I am useless. I must carry my bag true....

November 15, 2019 · 3 min · Axel Segebrecht

Personality tests

Meet Axel, the ‘turbulent advocate’ according to 16 Personalities! Does this test do me justice? How accurate are these things anyway? In an effort to find out more about myself I have followed a friends’ advice and taken one of the many personality tests online. I don’t know about you but I always struggle to find a way to complete these things properly. I have to force myself to go with the first answer my gut comes up with as to not overly dissect each question and compute meaning and context as to influence the algorithm that will calculate my personality....

November 15, 2019 · 4 min · Axel Segebrecht

What would you rather do with your life?

Work to pay a mortgage and buy shiny things while doing a job you loathe or spend time with loved ones, living a happier life while saving the planet? The alarm rings at its usual time. My tired eyes strain to make out the shape of the rectangular room. It is 6.45am and my body has been busy reminding me for 45 minutes that it wanted relieve. While I crawl out of bed to start the normal routine and gently wake up my kids, I wonder what terrors lie ahead for me today....

November 14, 2019 · 4 min · Axel Segebrecht

This is what happened when I removed all news and social media from my phone

Mental health is important and we often do things out of habit which cause us harm that we don’t notice until it is too late. Social media is designed to be addictive and news apps mirror this along with headlines written for maximum impact, often with little regard to the context or facts of the story. I realised I had a problem thanks to Apple’s screen time feature which informed me that I was spending a lot of time on my phone looking at social media and news....

November 4, 2019 · 2 min · Axel Segebrecht