Home Authors Posts by Maria L. Antohe

Maria L. Antohe

I’m a 24-year-old who has a Master of Science in Clinical Psychology. Writing is one of my oldest hobbies. Since the lockdown, I have found myself drawn into it once more. My interests range from gothic literature to obscure 80s music, with a dash of mental health on top. I am here to improve my language skills and to be part of this generation’s voice.

Offering advice: is it truly helpful?

Most people offer advice out of the will to be helpful, but does it work? I think it does more harm than good, and there are many other ways we can support those we care about.

I got the COVID-19 vaccine and lived to tell the tale

To get the COVID-19 vaccine or not to get it - that seems to be the question that still plagues society. I want to share my experience with the COVID-19 vaccine, hoping to shed a bit of light on the process and maybe encourage those who still hesitate on getting it too.

NOS4A2, a thrilling Joe Hill novel

NOS4A2 is Joe Hill's third novel, telling the story of Vic McQueen, who rode her motorbike to save her son from Charlie Manx, a monster who preyed on children.

Writer’s guide for beginners: 10 helpful tips

Writing can't be taught but it can be perfected through practice. In this article, I will share my version of the writer's guide for beginners!

Netflix hidden gems: 13 movies and shows you’ll love

Need something new to watch? Check out this list of amazing 13 Netflix movies and shows. From horror to animations, I'm sure you'll find something to enjoy!
spring asthenia

How to ward off Spring Asthenia in 4 easy ways

Feeling exhausted lately? Spring asthenia is a common phenomenon that occurs after months of being cooped up in the house. Here's all you need to know about it!

3 Fantastic Bands you should check out ASAP

If you're tired of listening to the same bands, again and again, I've got good news! I've found 3 amazing bands that quickly become my favorite contemporary projects. Here they are!

Aphantasia: how does it feel to have a blind imagination

People with aphantasia can't visualize places, things, faces, or sounds in their absence. I am one of them. Here's what scientists say about it!
reading slump

Reading Slump: how to make the best of it in 7 ways

For some, a reading slump is a tragedy, but I feel it's OK to take a break from books because it's an opportunity to redirect your energy to other activities.
nocturnal lifestyle

Nocturnal lifestyle: how to lead it in 5 easy steps

The nocturnal lifestyle has its perks and downsides. If you also feel energized during nighttime, you might be a night owl too. Read more about it here!

Most Popular

chia seeds

Chia seeds: the surprising health benefits

Chia seeds began to become popular among healthy foods a few years ago when the big food producers chose to add these small seeds in the composition of several products - bread, yogurt, drinks.

10 of the best and most expected anime of 2021!

A new year, a new season for the newest anime adaptations! Here are 10 of the best and most expected anime adaptations of 2021!
clear and glowing skin

5 drugstore products that helped me get clear and glowing skin

The difference between ugly hag and Princess of the Kingdom can lie in your skin, so why not help it a little?
What are the signs that I’m in a toxic relationship?

What are the signs that I’m in a toxic relationship?

When you are in toxic relationship you can find a reason to leave behind and be happy. Nobody can hold a relationship together when they are the only one doing the work.

5 Natural Ways to Increase the Serotonin Level and Ensure Happiness

Scientists have discovered that happiness is in close connection to the serotonin level in our bodies. Therefore, if we find out ways to increase the serotonin level, we are one step closer to reaching the happiness we desire.