“By No Means Was It Meant to Be a Business but It Very Quickly Turned into That!” An Interview with the Founder of thy.self

The wellness industry was a space which grew fast, despite having quite a marginalised identity. Techniques developed to support mental well-being, were presented with an identity package which included £150 leggings, size 8, long hair and white. There was no singular brand or influencer responsible for this, but we didn’t question it. We just accepted “that’s what yogis look like” and by the way, they also like green juice.

Yas chats with lex on the decks

“If You’re Not Doing What You Love to Do, It Will Burn You.” An Interview with Rnb Singer, Yas VW

Having decided fairly early on that she wanted to be on MTV music, as well as watching it, Yas VW began her training. Growing up in a house full of RnB and hip-hop fans, she developed an early appreciation for the most timeless artists within those genres, she calls out artists from Aaliyah to Janet Jackson, to Biggie Smalls. Now, 10 years after scooping her first guitar, she’s released her debut single, ‘Weakness’, with a follow up single ‘Off the Ground’ due for release in November. Lex chats to Yas about her journey to this point.

woman working at desk

Five Steps to Starting a Career in Digital Marketing

In an ever-changing job market, Digital Marketing roles continue to be widely available. A career in Digital Marketing requires you to think both creatively, and analytically, and because of this, there is no one way to get into it. Eligible employee’s come from a wide range of backgrounds, qualifications, and interests. Alexandra works in the Digital Marketing team at Nike. Here she takes you through some of the things it’s useful to know if you’re interested in working in the industry, whether you’re looking to make a career change, or have no experience yet.

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