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    The Everyday Struggle of Commuting

    The Everyday Struggle of Commuting

    Having to choose between safety and convenience vs being economical and environmentally conscious

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    6 Things I’ve Learned from Living Alone in My 20s

    6 Things I’ve Learned from Living Alone in My 20s

    A young writer shares her experiences from her first four months of living alone

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    The Value of Handmade Goods

    The Value of Handmade Goods

    Why it is important to recognize both the monetary and intrinsic value of handmade goods.

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    Schools Uniforms: Do They Really Help Students?

    Schools Uniforms: Do They Really Help Students?

    Why school uniforms shouldn't act as the solution to all problems students face at school

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    Digital Concerts: A Step Towards a ‘Good’ Metaverse?

    Digital Concerts: A Step Towards a ‘Good’ Metaverse?

    Are the Abba Voyage digital concerts a "glimpse of our technological future"?

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    Passion, Our Guiding Light

    Passion, Our Guiding Light

    A poem

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    What It Feels Like to Be a "Late Bloomer"

    What It Feels Like to Be a "Late Bloomer"

    Everyone is on their own timeline. Your life isn’t over if you don’t accomplish everything before turning 30.

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    The 24/7 News Cycle of Social Media

    The 24/7 News Cycle of Social Media

    And its negative impact on us

  • UFC fighter with fists up on a black background
    How UFC’s Popularity Exploded

    How UFC’s Popularity Exploded

    How UFC "pushed past barriers and gradually transformed MMA from a spectacle to a sport."

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    How Has Japan Become So Advanced?

    How Has Japan Become So Advanced?

    A student passionate about Japanese culture shares some history about how Japan recovered from WW2 and became a potential world superpower

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    How Some Companies Are Exploiting Our Desire to ‘Play’

    How Some Companies Are Exploiting Our Desire to ‘Play’

    Gamifying the workplace is distorting the way employees view employment and downtime

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    Practical Ways You Can Save Money as a Student

    Practical Ways You Can Save Money as a Student

    A student shares tips that she's learned from experience on how to save money

  • blue paper dolls holding hands
    The Importance of Building a Wider Community

    The Importance of Building a Wider Community

    A young woman from the Philippines advocates for the importance of creating a sense of citizenship in the community

  • person using a desktop computer
    Are Online Competitive Games Really Harmless?

    Are Online Competitive Games Really Harmless?

    A gamer weighs in on the addictive nature of online competitive games

  • a woman wearing a purple cosplay costume with a sword
    Cosplay

    Cosplay

    How it became more than just a subculture, but a lifestyle

  • a classroom with two columns of desks
    Why We Need an Education Revolution

    Why We Need an Education Revolution

    The system of regurgitating information for a test isn't cutting it anymore

  • Twitter Logo on a Blue Background
    Elon Musk Has Officially Taken Over Twitter

    Elon Musk Has Officially Taken Over Twitter

    Here’s what we’re keeping an eye out for

  • A therapist and a teenage girl sitting on a couch having a conversation
    6 Benefits Of Going To Therapy

    6 Benefits Of Going To Therapy

    Why everyone can benefit from seeing a professional therapist

  • Woman's face with scan points overlaid on a blue background
    Deepfakes

    Deepfakes

    What are they and should we be worried about them?

  • A image of a DJ turntable
    Nigerian Wedding Music

    Nigerian Wedding Music

    The diverse and interesting varieties of music that can be played at a Nigerian wedding

  • A banner with the words "Parent Zone" "Digital Families 2022"
    Digital Families 2022

    Digital Families 2022

    A recap to the conference featuring expert speakers across the worlds of technology, education, parenting and online safety.

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    Is Censorship Necessary?

    Is Censorship Necessary?

    Is censorship for the greater good or is it a violation of free speech?

  • A woman walking with a fuzzy jacket on with a cycle symbol overlaid
    The Increasing Speed of the Trend Cycle

    The Increasing Speed of the Trend Cycle

    How social media has caused the trend cycle to spiral out of control

  • woman sitting on a cliff looking over the water
    Learning to Love Being a Woman

    Learning to Love Being a Woman

    A young woman who was raised in a misogynistic cult shares how it affected her views on womanhood

  • Image of a stack of cassette tapes
    Why I Wish I Was a Teenager in the 90s

    Why I Wish I Was a Teenager in the 90s

    A '2000s baby' reflects on why he feels the 90s were the best time to be a teenager

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    How to Spot a Scammer on Dating Sites

    How to Spot a Scammer on Dating Sites

    What red flags you should watch out for to avoid getting your heart and bank account broken by a scammer

  • a living room with a blue wall, a couch, wall art and plants
    How Your Home Environment Affects Your Mental Wellbeing

    How Your Home Environment Affects Your Mental Wellbeing

    How improving your space can positively impact your productivity and happiness

  • A female symbol crossed out, surrounded by scattered male symbols
    The Worrying Rise of 'Incels'

    The Worrying Rise of 'Incels'

    What used to be a rather small and harmless subculture on the internet has become a cause for concern

  • black woman on a video call waving at a laptop
    My Experience With A Solely Online Relationship

    My Experience With A Solely Online Relationship

    A young woman shares her story of a relationship that started and ended online

  • people sitting in an office
    4 Workplace Practices That Need To Be Stopped

    4 Workplace Practices That Need To Be Stopped

    A young person shares the workplace practices that she feels are red flags

  • Makeup products spread out on a pink background
    The Dated Business Model of Celebrity Brands

    The Dated Business Model of Celebrity Brands

    What once had a griphold on the public is now losing it's power

  • Young woman sitting on the couch with her laptop and a mug, petting a cat
    Why Living With Your Parents is Not Shameful in this Economy

    Why Living With Your Parents is Not Shameful in this Economy

    Nowadays living with your parents is more common than you think.

  • two females hugging in a grassy area
    How To Treat a Friend Who is Struggling with Anorexia

    How To Treat a Friend Who is Struggling with Anorexia

    A young person provides some guidance for friends and family of those suffering with anorexia

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    Work Attire and Imposter Syndrome

    Work Attire and Imposter Syndrome

    A young person shares the dilemma she faced when entering the workforce for the first time

  • Sleepy woman resting her head on her hand with her eyes closed
    What is it Like Living With Chronic Illness

    What is it Like Living With Chronic Illness

    A young person living with CFS/ME her experiences

  • A man standing on top of a cliff with his arms raised in triumph
    Tips for Overcoming Failure

    Tips for Overcoming Failure

    Sometimes things don't go the way you planned - here's how to move on from setbacks

  • woman working at a computer in a home office
    5 Tips to Improve Your Remote Internship for Young People

    5 Tips to Improve Your Remote Internship for Young People

    In today's business climate, more and more companies are offering remote internships as an opportunity for students. However, this shift isn't without its challenges.

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    “Inside the Secret World of Trading Nudes”

    “Inside the Secret World of Trading Nudes”

    VoiceBox responds to a recent BBC investigation

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    Live Forever in the Metaverse...

    Live Forever in the Metaverse...

    But Only If You Are Willing to Leave Your Physical Body and Become a Living App

  • Andrew Tate talking into a microphone
    Andrew Tate is an Epidemic That Won’t Stop Spreading

    Andrew Tate is an Epidemic That Won’t Stop Spreading

    Why Does Negative Content Gain so Much Traction Online?

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    Take the Plunge into Owning Houseplants

    Take the Plunge into Owning Houseplants

    A Beginner’s (Brief) Guide to General Care

  • a woman sitting in a yoga pose
    How To Not Feel Scammed By The Wellness Trend

    How To Not Feel Scammed By The Wellness Trend

    How to make "wellness" an individual experience

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    How to Cope With the Loss of a Parent

    How to Cope With the Loss of a Parent

    A young person's journey through grief after the loss of her father

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    Snacking on Cartel Fodder

    Snacking on Cartel Fodder

    How US Consumerism Fuels Avocado Cartels

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    The Romanticization of Toxic Relationships in the Media

    The Romanticization of Toxic Relationships in the Media

    Why shows and movies need to do a better job at boldening the line between what's acceptable in a relationship

  • person typing on a laptop
    Should Young People Be Worried About Their Digital Privacy?

    Should Young People Be Worried About Their Digital Privacy?

    Why digital privacy is a right that needs to be "enshrined in law"

  • person standing on the roof of a van
    So You Want To Try Vanlife…What Now?

    So You Want To Try Vanlife…What Now?

    An honest review of what it's like to live full-time in a converted van

  • digital trading screen with graph
    Tips on How To Manage Your Emotions While Trading

    Tips on How To Manage Your Emotions While Trading

    How to stay cool when playing the market

  • image of the earth from space
    Is Starlink the Future of Cloud Gaming?

    Is Starlink the Future of Cloud Gaming?

    Will Starlink be able to make fast and reliable internet accessible to everyone?

  • a woman standing amongst masked figures
    My Experience Being a Member of a Cult

    My Experience Being a Member of a Cult

    How to Recognize the Warning Signs That You or a Loved One are in a Cult

  • Image of a university classroom
    Tips for Students Starting University

    Tips for Students Starting University

    A university student’s take on what might be useful to know before starting this new stage in life

  • man facing the sunrise
    Surviving Twice

    Surviving Twice

    One writers story of how he came back from the depths of despair

  • person writing a letter
    The Art of Pen-Palling

    The Art of Pen-Palling

    Why pen-palling is an enriching hobby that everyone can do

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    Why ‘Better Call Saul’ is the Best Thing Airing on Television Right Now

    Why ‘Better Call Saul’ is the Best Thing Airing on Television Right Now

    Why the 'Breaking Bad' spin-off show might be even better than the original

  • silhouette of man standing near a window
    A Day in the Life of Someone Who Struggles With Their Mental Health

    A Day in the Life of Someone Who Struggles With Their Mental Health

    A young writer from Greece explains the challenges he faces on a daily basis

  • microphone on a black background
    The Growing Influence of Podcasts in Kenya

    The Growing Influence of Podcasts in Kenya

    Why listeners are shifting from traditional radio to podcasts

  • The United States Supreme Court Building
    What Are Young People Saying About the Overturn of Roe v Wade?

    What Are Young People Saying About the Overturn of Roe v Wade?

    Reactions to the ruling and insights about new data privacy concerns

  • a woman lying in a spread of healthy foods and fitness equipment
    A Deep Dive Into the “That Girl” Trend

    A Deep Dive Into the “That Girl” Trend

    The "that girl" trend on TikTok can act as motivation but it also has a lot of underlying issues

  • person standing in the woods at a fork in the path
    Overcoming my Struggles with Decision Making

    Overcoming my Struggles with Decision Making

    How to move past the fear of regrets

  • stranger things logo
    Why Stranger Things is the Best Thing That Has Ever Happened to Netflix

    Why Stranger Things is the Best Thing That Has Ever Happened to Netflix

    Why a show about a group of kids in the '80s battling supernatural forces became one of the most beloved shows of all time

  • a person sitting facing away from the camera looking at a vision board
    Why I Will No Longer Be Making Vision Boards

    Why I Will No Longer Be Making Vision Boards

    Could your vision board actually be the source of your demotivation?

  • Jared Leto as Morbius
    The Morbius Movie

    The Morbius Movie

    How it turned from a failure, to an internet phenomenon, and back to a failure

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    Why is Vegetarian and Vegan Activism so Controversial?

    Why is Vegetarian and Vegan Activism so Controversial?

    Should vegetarian and vegan activists actually be listened to?

  • a silhouette of a human head with gray balls of paper surrounding it
    The Wisdom of Trauma - Explained

    The Wisdom of Trauma - Explained

    A young writer shares some key insights from the documentary "The Wisdom of Trauma"

  • a photo of a beach with palm trees
    Why are we still watching Love Island?

    Why are we still watching Love Island?

    Is the reality dating show what it used to be?

  • The back of a jacket that says "dreamer"
    An Open Letter to Those Who Dream

    An Open Letter to Those Who Dream

    Why this generation should be known as the dreamers

  • Image of mukbanger "nickocado avocado" holding up food with chopsticks
    Mukbang Mania!

    Mukbang Mania!

    What are mukbangs and why are they so popular?

  • A cruise ship docked at a beach
    The Highs and Lows of Ship Life

    The Highs and Lows of Ship Life

    Is a job on a cruise ship really all that?

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    14 Signs You’re Outgrowing a Friendship

    14 Signs You’re Outgrowing a Friendship

    And healthy ways to deal with it

  • a bronze statue of lady justice
    Why Go To Law School?

    Why Go To Law School?

    A law student in the UK shares why he believes earning a law degree opens up a world of possibilities

  • a man sitting on the floor covering his face
    Abuse Isn’t Gender-Bound

    Abuse Isn’t Gender-Bound

    Men Can Suffer From Abusive Relationships Too

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    Arcane: An Animation That Dares to Break the Molds

    Arcane: An Animation That Dares to Break the Molds

    Why the show based in the League of Legends universe is so special

  • rainbow flags
    "The Closet" is Going Out of Style

    "The Closet" is Going Out of Style

    A member of the LGBTQ+ community shares why she feels coming out doesn't always have to be a huge deal

  • empty alcohol bottles lined up in a row on pavement
    Living with Alcohol Use Disorder

    Living with Alcohol Use Disorder

    A young person shares her story of recovery from AUD

  • the outside of a shop with a neon sign that reads "vivienne westwood"
    Some Thoughts on the Vivienne Westwood Foundation

    Some Thoughts on the Vivienne Westwood Foundation

    A VoiceBox team member recently attended a launch event for the Vivienne Westwood foundation and was left with some questions

  • A pink feminist symbol on a gray background
    I’m Tired of Having to Defend My Choices to Other Feminists

    I’m Tired of Having to Defend My Choices to Other Feminists

    A young feminist explains why judging women for how they choose to express themselves isn't feminism

  • person sitting in a window looking out
    A playlist of Lofi Songs by Nichiyoubi

    A playlist of Lofi Songs by Nichiyoubi

    Sit back and study or just chill with these Lofi beats

  • A person holding a phone with an online dating profile appearing on the screen
    Swiping Left and Right on Dating Apps

    Swiping Left and Right on Dating Apps

    Some Tips From a Young Person to Help You Navigate the Online Dating World

  • an Indian flag waving in the wind
    India: A Potential Superpower

    India: A Potential Superpower

    A young writer explains why he feels India is on the way to becoming a world superpower

  • a visual representation of blockchain technology
    What is Web 3.0 and Why Does it Matter?

    What is Web 3.0 and Why Does it Matter?

    A young person explains what is being predicted for the future of the internet

  • a group of empty desks in a classroom
    Mass Shootings: A Staple of American Society

    Mass Shootings: A Staple of American Society

    An American student shares his frustrations about the frequent mass shootings

  • A woman sitting in front of a laptop with a notebook in front of her
    Life After Graduation: A Survivor's Guide

    Life After Graduation: A Survivor's Guide

    A young writer from the UK shares her tips to survive the "mad rush for employment"

  • an image of an empty crib against a blue wall surrounded by toys
    Why I Won't Be Having Biological Children

    Why I Won't Be Having Biological Children

    A young writer shares why she's thinking twice about bringing a child into the world

  • A young man playing a game on his pc
    How Valorant Rekindled Old Friendships

    How Valorant Rekindled Old Friendships

    How a video game brought a group of high school friends back together

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    The World of K-pop: A Well-Crafted PR Image

    The World of K-pop: A Well-Crafted PR Image

    A K-pop skeptic shares her views on the PR culture surrounding the genre

  • an overview photo of a person writing in a journal on a desk
    The Benefits of Journaling

    The Benefits of Journaling

    A young person shares his journaling practices and how it has helped him.

  • Twitter logo appearing on an iphone screen
    Elon Musk has bought Twitter… so what happens now?

    Elon Musk has bought Twitter… so what happens now?

    VoiceBox's response to the recent shift in power at Twitter's HQ

  • a pile of flip phones on an orange background
    I Broke Up With My Smartphone Part 2

    I Broke Up With My Smartphone Part 2

    A follow up from the young writer who switched out their smartphone for a flip phone

  • a shoreline covered in oil
    Bioremediation as an Alternative to Combat Pollution

    Bioremediation as an Alternative to Combat Pollution

    A young biotechnology engineer explains the value of using bioremediation

  • woman sitting on a stool holding her leg
    Living With the Most Painful Condition Known to Medicine

    Living With the Most Painful Condition Known to Medicine

    A young person shares her experience of living with a "invisible" disability that causes her chronic pain

  • Flat lay image of study materials and a person writing in a planner
    How to Master Exam Season

    How to Master Exam Season

    A student shares his tips on how to take control of exam season

  • A wooden mannequin with question marks drawn around its head
    Self-Doubt and Worldly Expectations

    Self-Doubt and Worldly Expectations

    A young writer from India reflects on why we should let go of our self-doubt and "master our circumstances"

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    Face masks: the other face behind the protective barrier against COVID-19

    Face masks: the other face behind the protective barrier against COVID-19

    A young biotechnology engineer explains the impacts of face mask waste

  • An image of the front page of the report displayed on an ipad
    Munchausen by Internet

    Munchausen by Internet

    A VoiceBox Report

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    Plastic Surgery- Marketing Gimmick or A Feminist Idea?

    Plastic Surgery- Marketing Gimmick or A Feminist Idea?

    A young person shares her thoughts about plastic surgery being labeled as "empowering"

  • a close up photo of a flip phone keypad
    I Broke Up With My Smartphone

    I Broke Up With My Smartphone

    A young writer shares how liberating switching to a "dumb phone" can be

  • Image of desk and someone typing on a keyboard
    Struggling to Get Your First Job?

    Struggling to Get Your First Job?

    Here Are 10 Tips to Stay Positive.

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    Social Media is Making Language Learning Much Easier

    Social Media is Making Language Learning Much Easier

    Learning a language is now more accessible than ever!

  • A purple image of large glowing letters spelling out NFT
    NFTs: A Revolution Or A Passing Fad?

    NFTs: A Revolution Or A Passing Fad?

    What are NFTs and are they worth investing in?

  • image of a teenager sitting on a tennis court
    8 things I realised in my teenage years that brought me peace of mind

    8 things I realised in my teenage years that brought me peace of mind

    A young person shares some of the things she learned during her teenage years

  • A blue image with a robot hand reaching up
    How AI Will Impact Jobs In The Future

    How AI Will Impact Jobs In The Future

    Will humans become "obsolete" as AI takes over?

  • picture of a envelope and letter
    An Open Letter to a Person I’m Glad I Met

    An Open Letter to a Person I’m Glad I Met

    How one friend can shape you into the person you are today.

  • room with lightbulbs hanging from the ceiling
    Unfounded Item

    Unfounded Item

    A poem about dual personalities presented in mental illness

  • Digital Photo of man wearing VR goggles
    Metaverse: A Passing Trend or an Internet Revolution?

    Metaverse: A Passing Trend or an Internet Revolution?

    A young person shares his thoughts on what the future of the Metaverse looks like

  • image of heart made out of binary code
    "The Tinder Swindler" Women Who Sacrificed Everything…Twice

    "The Tinder Swindler" Women Who Sacrificed Everything…Twice

    A young person's take on the latest viral Netflix documentary

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    Why I prefer watching shows weekly over binge-watching

    Why I prefer watching shows weekly over binge-watching

    and why it makes the viewing experience more special

  • black and white photo of people in a night club
    Spiking: here’s what young people really think

    Spiking: here’s what young people really think

    We spoke to our network of young people to explore what they truly think about spiking

  • a photo of liquor bottles in red lighting
    Before

    Before

    A poem about being the victim of spiking

  • gray photo of beakers on a lab bench
    The Importance of Negative Results in Science

    The Importance of Negative Results in Science

    A young biologist argues that negative results in science are valuable and are worth being published and shared.

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    Spiking: an age-old threat with no end in sight

    Spiking: an age-old threat with no end in sight

    A young woman from the UK shares her experiences surrounding spiking

  • 18+ symbol
    Age Gating Explicit Content on the Internet: A Multifaceted Issue

    Age Gating Explicit Content on the Internet: A Multifaceted Issue

    VoiceBox's response to the UK's plans to age gate explicit content online

  • Wooden blocks with man and woman symbols on them
    Is Gender Equality Actually Achievable?

    Is Gender Equality Actually Achievable?

    A young woman from Pakistan shares her views on why we are still far from achieving gender equality.

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    Are All TikTok Food Trends Cringe?

    Are All TikTok Food Trends Cringe?

    Or Are They Simple and Affordable Lifehacks?

  • woman with her head in her lap
    Messy Emotions and Social Conventions

    Messy Emotions and Social Conventions

    How much more would we be able to achieve if we gave each other permission to be a little more honest?

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    I love clubbing… but here’s why it also scares me

    I love clubbing… but here’s why it also scares me

    A young person shares her experience of being spiked at a night club.

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    Why spiking is an urgent issue that must be addressed

    Why spiking is an urgent issue that must be addressed

    VoiceBox's response to the significant increase in spiking

  • Venezuela flag
    What socialism in Venezuela has done to young people

    What socialism in Venezuela has done to young people

    and why they are left searching for stability

  • Teenager gaming in a messy room
    Life-changing strategies for decluttering

    Life-changing strategies for decluttering

    How to "transition from a disheveled youth to an "orderly oldster"

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    Testing out the Animedoro Technique: Does it actually work?

    Testing out the Animedoro Technique: Does it actually work?

    And how it is better than Pomodoro

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    Your First Roommate Experience: Making Room for Each Other's Routines

    Your First Roommate Experience: Making Room for Each Other's Routines

    A guide to make rooming with another person much more manageable.

  • Woman sitting on a cliff looking out onto the view
    Solitude

    Solitude

    At times we all feel alone, but those feelings never last forever.

  • person typing on a laptop
    Why Take Personality Tests?

    Why Take Personality Tests?

    Are they worth your time?

  • clock showing near midnight
    New Year's Frustration

    New Year's Frustration

    Why one young person hates the idea of having to 'start again' on January 1st

  • Burnout written in blocks
    Dealing with Burnout

    Dealing with Burnout

    Burnout can be scary at first, but it's not impossible to overcome.

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    Support for LGBTQIA+ people during the holiday break

    Support for LGBTQIA+ people during the holiday break

    Where you can turn to if you’re struggling over the festive season.

  • candles
    Managing grief or sickness at Christmas

    Managing grief or sickness at Christmas

    If you’re missing someone or coping with a sick family member – here is some advice to help you get through

  • A table set for a holiday meal
    How to get through the holidays with an eating disorder

    How to get through the holidays with an eating disorder

    A guide on how to deal with the food festivities

  • black and white photo of soccer ball
    Maybe Failure Isn't That Bad

    Maybe Failure Isn't That Bad

    How a young athlete got back up after learning from his mistakes.

  • person sitting on a mountain meditating
    The Power of Meditation:

    The Power of Meditation:

    Why you need to spend more time sitting in silence.

  • microphone
    Drawing the Line between Live & Online Stand-up Comedy Shows

    Drawing the Line between Live & Online Stand-up Comedy Shows

    ...and how one of them can never sustain in the long run.

  • neon light that says "hustle"
    Hustle Culture

    Hustle Culture

    How the constant pressure to be "productive" can lead to unbalanced lives.

  • black and white staircase full of people
    Stress

    Stress

    A poem about the pressures of growing up

  • magic: the gathering cards
    The State of Magic: The Gathering and Other Tabletop Games

    The State of Magic: The Gathering and Other Tabletop Games

    A tabletop games fan shares what he loves about playing Magic: The Gathering

  • polyamory symbol
    What is Polyamory?

    What is Polyamory?

    "Polyamory is not one size fits all."

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    COP26 - a win for the planet or just wishy washy politics?

    Our response to the 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference

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    A Plague Beneath the Waves: Noise Pollution

    A Plague Beneath the Waves: Noise Pollution

    The most dangerous form of ocean pollution might be one we can't see.

  • person looking out the window
    Lockdown Loneliness

    Lockdown Loneliness

    A poem written during the UK's lockdowns

  • teenagers wearing converse
    The challenging art of caring too much.

    The challenging art of caring too much.

    Why labeling yourself can be dangerous.

  • Woman wearing real clothes and digital clothes
    Digital Fashion

    Digital Fashion

    A step towards sustainability?

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    India - The Sleeping Esports Giant

    India - The Sleeping Esports Giant

    The golden age of Esports in India is about to begin.

  • person sitting on the couch
    How to prepare yourself to live independently

    How to prepare yourself to live independently

    "Apart from financial preparations, independent living takes an awful lot of mental preparation as well."

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    Looking to Go Green with Your Drinks? Let's Talk About Metal Straws!

    Looking to Go Green with Your Drinks? Let's Talk About Metal Straws!

    A young writer explains why they feel everyone should invest in a set of metal straws.

  • jack-o'-lanterns
    The History of the Jack-o'-lantern

    The History of the Jack-o'-lantern

    The story behind the classic Halloween symbol

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    What Study Abroad Students Should Know About Coming to the U.S. Post-COVID

    What Study Abroad Students Should Know About Coming to the U.S. Post-COVID

    Studying abroad in the US is possible, but there's a lot to keep in mind...

  • jeans hanging up
    Fighting Fast Fashion

    Fighting Fast Fashion

    Steps you can take to reduce your fashion footprint

  • tiktok app
    The new trend of faking serious mental illnesses online to gain popularity

    The new trend of faking serious mental illnesses online to gain popularity

    "Suddenly appearing to have a mental illness is a fashion trend."

  • Tokyo skyline
    Tokyo: a mix of the ultramodern and historical

    Tokyo: a mix of the ultramodern and historical

    A traveler shares three photograph locations in Tokyo, Japan

  • Colombian Flag
    Why eco-responsibility is especially important for Colombian citizens

    Why eco-responsibility is especially important for Colombian citizens

    "There is always something that can be done"

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    Midnight Shower Drowning

    Midnight Shower Drowning

    A poem about reinvention and moving forward from one's shortcomings and regrets

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    How Glorifying Mental Health Illnesses Actually Takes Away From the Discourse

    How Glorifying Mental Health Illnesses Actually Takes Away From the Discourse

    A young writer shares her thoughts on why we should stop glorifying mental health illnesses online.

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    Digital Wellbeing: A Balancing Act

    Digital Wellbeing: A Balancing Act

    A VoiceBox x Parent Zone Report

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    The Days Result

    The Days Result

    A love poem to Tooting high street

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    How to read more books

    3 simple tips to help you achieve your reading goals

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    Mother Earth

    An artist's depiction of what happens when we let 'Mother Earth' die

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    What's up with K-pop?

    One woman's experience of becoming a "K-pop fangirl".

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    7 “Lazy” Things that Are Actually Productive

    7 “Lazy” Things that Are Actually Productive

    You might be being more productive than you think...

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    Why the world needs to listen to young people about climate change

    Why the world needs to listen to young people about climate change

    ...before its too late.

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    Apple’s Controversies Over the Years

    Apple’s Controversies Over the Years

    “Great success attracts great controversy”.

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    The Lockdown's Jarring Effects on the LGBTQ+ Community

    The Lockdown's Jarring Effects on the LGBTQ+ Community

    and ways you can help

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    How to survive a lockdown with roommates

    How to survive a lockdown with roommates

    A writer shares his 4 'edicts' for making a lockdown bearable in a shared space

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    What Is It Like Being An Introvert In Your First Year In University

    What Is It Like Being An Introvert In Your First Year In University

    Being an introverted freshman in a world that is entirely new to you is no easy task!

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    Why you should join a theater group

    Why you should join a theater group

    A performer shares why everyone can benefit from participating in theater

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    Who Pulls the Internets’ Strings?

    Who Pulls the Internets’ Strings?

    A VoiceBox response to the OnlyFans drama

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    How to decorate your room on a budget

    How to decorate your room on a budget

    Giving your room a makeover doesn't have to be pricey!

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    Half Empty

    Half Empty

    A poem about trying to overcome trauma.

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    What to do when you want to stay sober at a party

    What to do when you want to stay sober at a party

    A university student shares his tips on what to do when you want to stay sober, but don't want to miss out on the party.

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    Why are feminine traits frowned upon in society?

    Why are feminine traits frowned upon in society?

    A young writer from Pakistan shares her views on feminism and toxic masculinity.

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    Deities, Spice, and Everything Nice

    Deities, Spice, and Everything Nice

    The Anthropology of #WitchTok

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    How are global sporting events helping people stay positive?

    How are global sporting events helping people stay positive?

    For a lot of people sports have been a glimmer of light in this difficult year.

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    Down the rabbit-hole of cyberflashing

    Down the rabbit-hole of cyberflashing

    VoiceBox's response to the Law Commission Report

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    How have creators ridden the wave of the pandemic?

    How have creators ridden the wave of the pandemic?

    A standup comedian shares his perspective on how creators and performers have coped with the lockdowns.

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    What does it feel like to break up with your best friend?

    What does it feel like to break up with your best friend?

    In some cases it can be more painful than breaking up with a significant other.

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    Cruella: Sympathy for the She-devil

    Cruella: Sympathy for the She-devil

    A review of Disney's new movie: Cruella

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    Why being single is revolutionary

    Why being single is revolutionary

    and why we should all be focusing on loving ourselves before rushing into a relationship

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    Why we want YOU to get involved

    How to stay up to date on all the ways you can get involved with VoiceBox

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    Should tattoos make you less employable?

    Should tattoos make you less employable?

    Or do tattoos actually indicate positive traits?

  • sign reading "lockdown"
    The Covid rut

    The Covid rut

    Why has it affected young people so much?

  • hearts
    Love Lessons

    Love Lessons

    A spoken word poet advocates that we should all have a little more self-love.

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    Billie Eilish – is she 'queerbaiting'?

    Billie Eilish – is she 'queerbaiting'?

    Or is she just a young person exploring her sexuality?

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    What is the current situation in Colombia?

    What is the current situation in Colombia?

    And why are people taking to the streets in protest?

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    Why it is crucial that students get the mental health help that they need

    Why it is crucial that students get the mental health help that they need

    A high school student in the US argues that mental health help should be widely available to students.

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    Billie Eilish's Vogue Cover

    Billie Eilish's Vogue Cover

    A sell-out or a symbol of female empowerment?

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    What is it like to grow up with immigrant parents?

    What is it like to grow up with immigrant parents?

    The child of two first generation immigrants from Syria shares her story.

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    Dating during a pandemic

    Dating during a pandemic

    Is it an adventure or a nightmare?

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    What is it like to study for exams?

    What is it like to study for exams?

    A day in the life of an American university student during the midst of exam season.

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    OnlyFans and young people: exploitation or empowerment?

    OnlyFans and young people: exploitation or empowerment?

    A VoiceBox x Parent Zone Report

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    Are there benefits to not attending a university?

    Are there benefits to not attending a university?

    Is the cost and effort of uni worth it?

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    Survey - Future Planning for Young People *CLOSED*

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    Is radio a dead medium?

    Or are podcasts revitalizing the radio industry?

  • What is it like to have a learning disability?

    What is it like to have a learning disability?

    and what little things can employers and organizations do to help?

  • What is it like being raised by an extremely religious parent?

    What is it like being raised by an extremely religious parent?

    When the extent of control in the name of 'faith' goes too far...

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    How to tell if you've found the pet for you

    10 signs you're a bona fide pet parent

  • What is it like to experience an abusive relationship?

    What is it like to experience an abusive relationship?

    A young woman tells her story

  • The beauty of Arabic calligraphy

    The beauty of Arabic calligraphy

    An artist from the UK shares her meaningful and unique art pieces

  • Why it's important to give support without the blame

    Why it's important to give support without the blame

    A young student shares her poem about having supportive conversations.

  • What’s it like to live with a parent who has a personality disorder?
    What’s it like to live with a parent who has a personality disorder?

    What’s it like to live with a parent who has a personality disorder?

    And what can be done about it?

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    Morse Code

    A poem about the effects of isolation during lockdown on a young person's mental health.

  • What does it take to be a certified stuntman?

    What does it take to be a certified stuntman?

    A stuntman trainee and sports enthusiast talks about how his training has helped him with his ADHD.

  • What is it like to struggle with your mental health from a young age?

    What is it like to struggle with your mental health from a young age?

    A spoken word poet shares her story and the importance of support and a healthy outlet when you need it.

  • What is it like being on a university campus during a pandemic?

    What is it like being on a university campus during a pandemic?

    How COVID is affecting the typical college experience for many students

  • How is history taught differently in different regions of the US?

    How is history taught differently in different regions of the US?

    And what impact does this difference have?

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    The life of a young artist

    What is the path for an aspiring young artist?

  • Why VoiceBox?

    Why VoiceBox?

    Too often young voices are not heard or taken seriously. It's time to change that.

  • How are some chefs thriving in the pandemic?

    How are some chefs thriving in the pandemic?

    All that extra time may present new opportunities

  • Why is watching tv with your parents so awkward?

    Why is watching tv with your parents so awkward?

    Why do we tolerate Hugh Grant being a "sinful little man"?

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    What is it like to have pet rats?

    Clarissa explains why rats can be an "absolute delight to have."

  • Does your data matter to you?

    Does your data matter to you?

    We ask whether or not it matters that our data is being collected, bought and utilized by tech companies.

  • How can adventures impact our lives, our perspective, and our relationships?

    How can adventures impact our lives, our perspective, and our relationships?

    We ask what adventures people have undertaken, and how those adventures have impacted them.

  • How can we make our diets healthier, more ethical, and more sustainable?

    How can we make our diets healthier, more ethical, and more sustainable?

    We ask how changes can be made to improve our diets both in terms of health, but also in terms of ethics and sustainability

  • How can we understand and deal with intersecting mental health challenges?

    How can we understand and deal with intersecting mental health challenges?

    We ask how combinations of mental health challenges may present unique difficulties and solutions

  • How does it feel to rescue a friendship?

    How does it feel to rescue a friendship?

    A spoken word poet describes what happens when the good times come back

  • What is abstinence-only sex education?

    What is abstinence-only sex education?

    And why is it a divisive subject?

  • What’s it like to have Attention Deficit Disorder?

    What’s it like to have Attention Deficit Disorder?

    “I received hundreds of punishments for messing around in class”

  • Why are those with power opposed to ‘cancel culture’?

    Why are those with power opposed to ‘cancel culture’?

    The democratising voice of social media is being felt

  • What’s it like to have a parent with a brain disease?

    What’s it like to have a parent with a brain disease?

    Why one conversation can change everything

  • What happens when the pressure gets to you?

    What happens when the pressure gets to you?

    The weight of expectation can take a heavy toll

  • What’s it like to be a political outcast?

    What’s it like to be a political outcast?

    Why sometimes, a political debate runs deeper than a point of view

  • What’s it like to live with a parent with depression?

    What’s it like to live with a parent with depression?

    How one family’s approach helped them cope

  • Is makeup a mask or a tool to increase confidence?

    Is makeup a mask or a tool to increase confidence?

    Why beauty isn’t one-dimensional

  • What’s it like to come out as bisexual?

    What’s it like to come out as bisexual?

    How a fresh start led to an “overwhelmingly liberating experience”

  • How can we support friends through grief?

    How can we support friends through grief?

    Why it's better to ask the wrong questions than to not ask at all

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    Can you be friends with someone who has opposing political views?

    There's nothing wrong with healthy debate, but what if it goes too far?

  • Why do we feel we need to drink alcohol to have fun?

    Why do we feel we need to drink alcohol to have fun?

    An ex-drinker and an expert share their views

  • How can I stop overthinking everything?

    How can I stop overthinking everything?

    How one young woman learnt to control her thought processes

  • How can I help a friend with anxiety?

    How can I help a friend with anxiety?

    A young man explains how two sentences changed his life.

  • How can I help a friend who is self-harming?

    How can I help a friend who is self-harming?

    A young woman shares her experience of supporting loved ones who self-harm.

  • Does gaming change my behaviour?

    Does gaming change my behaviour?

    We hear from a young gaming enthusiast and an expert on the behavioural implications of gaming…

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    Is streaming killing the music industry?