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Are those sandals, bro?

They say its a pretty scary thing to ask yourself whats next. It's like all of a sudden, all those doubts start to creep in. Are people going to like me? Can I handle the challenge? You can ask these questions over and over or you can just take the first step. For me, I took a few steps in these sandals and to be honest, I'm not sure they are my vibe. But here, every moment is a chance to turn it all around, so who knows.
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Until next time

Contrary to popular belief, it is not always trouble in paradise. I've spent the past while in Faro combating my adolescent desires for excess. Well, sort of. I'd never been to Portugal before this, so I welcomed the new experience with open arms... and ended up with exceptional memories with friends old and new (even if it was just for a minute or two). It's funny, as kids when you went on vacation you would spend hours combing the shores for lost treasures and riding the waves but as adults (somewhat), vacations are a bit more, how should I say... lethargic. But to be honest, I had a pretty decent face-off with the sun every day so I ain't complaining. Does life get much better than that? It probably does, but I'm relishing in the thought of this for my future self.
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Short story

You don't have to know me too well to know that I'm not that great with the sun and excess amounts of it. It's a bit of a love-hate relationship to be honest. I just can't come to terms with those sweaty mornings and sticky afternoons. I'm too much of a fend for a high neck top. Since going away though that has all went out the window. This is a lifestyle I could get use to.
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Vacation day

Over the past few years my travel schedule has been pretty non-existent. That is no joke. One thing that has remained though, are my packing skills. I might be a bit of a whiz at it. And for the first time in I don't know how long, I get to put them to good use. I have a plane ticket to Faro and I could not be more excited. Vacation day it is.
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Story, bud

A penny for your thoughts? Remember when you were a kid and your biggest worry was, if you get stretch Armstrong for your birthday or if you could get away with having chocolate for breakfast. Being an adult though, totally overrated. I mean, don't be fooled by all the slick kicks and the great sex and the no parents anywhere, telling you what to do. Adulthood is essentially responsibility and responsibility sucks. I say this because I love change. Always have since I was a kid. Can't count the amount of times I'd try change a bunch of things. That slowly faded out though as I got older. Change and responsibility don't seem to go hand in hand. Adulthood again, eh? Its finding that balance that seems to be key. And I guess adulthood still has its perks. I mean, the kicks, the sex and the no parents telling you what to do. That has to stand for something? 
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Hats off to you, lads

Over the years men have endured many trends. Flares, laddism, gym culture and lumersexuality are just a few to note. However, something that is on the rise, and not because of style or taste, but because of the changing face of masculinity, is men's interest groups. There are more and more conversations around men and modern masculinity and this has opened up a whole bunch of topics about mental health, male suicide rates and breaking down those barriers on what you could call toxic masculinity. You don't have to be a genius to notice that the majority of men deal with things in isolation and don't ask for help. It's kind of the same thing that mental health and suicide problems are about. As awareness builds around these things, men's interest groups have become a bit of a thing as a result. This is definitely a movement I don't want to see go the way of sideburns. Hats off to you, lads.
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Jog on, mate

I'd like to think that exercise is a major part of my week but I'd be lying. Most of the time I buckle under stress when it comes to the gym. Bed gets in the way most mornings, or taking a longer shower. I will pretty much find just about any excuse to justify why I haven't worked out that day. However, I did make a promise to myself lately that I would try stick to a fitness plan and I mean, I haven't completely thrown it to the side yet. A lot of that has been down to Boohoo though.
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This is the part where I tell you this piece has been sponsored by BoohooMAN. All items (except trainers) are from the new Boohoo x Quavo range. This is quite a bold collection with Quavo's eccentric style showing throughout. From psychedelic prints to 90's silhouettes - this collection is here to make a statement. You can shop the collection here. Is this the part where I put #AD?
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