Georgie Hosier

Georgie is a student at SOAS studying Arabic and Economics, and competes with Jeremy as the greatest oversharer at Salt.


12 articles by Georgie

Clean eating: the new religion

Life

Clean eating: the new religion

Have you been 'good' today and had a salad, or were you 'bad' and reached for a cookie? It's not uncommon to hear moralistic descriptions around food. But why are we so puritanical about what we consume?

How individualism messed up my generation

Life

How individualism messed up my generation

My generation spend 3 hours a day on our phones. We are isolated and stressed. We don't feel like we have any friends. Millennials had it bad, Gen Z have it worse, so what next? Do we accept the fact that we’re all slightly screwed, and destined to be lonely forever?

Why entitlement is making you unhappy

Life

Why entitlement is making you unhappy

Why is it so deeply frustrating when we don't get something we feel we deserve, and less so when we get a good thing that we certainly don't? Is the idea that we could have it all hindering our hope of happiness?

All we need is love: but whose?

Love

All we need is love: but whose?

Is my desire to be romantically pursued problematic? For years, popular culture fed us the story that finding Mr Right would make us happy, now they’re telling me that self-love is all I need. I’m not so sure either will do the job.

The army, anorexia, and me

Life

The army, anorexia, and me

It’s been nearly a year since I received a bombshell of a rejection letter that obliterated the future career I had taken for granted, and took with it, as collateral damage, something that had bound itself to my identity. It shook me to the core, and knocked me off my feet. Nothing has changed in my circumstances so how come I now feel more secure than I did before?

Maybe it’s not society that’s sick after all

Life

Maybe it’s not society that’s sick after all

I'm sick of hearing about our screwed up world and the horrible things people do in it. But more than that, I'm sick of my inability to admit how much of the problem I am myself. We label society as 'sick', but what is society and its behaviour if not a collection of us individuals and the choices we make?

Are you paying attention?

Faith

Are you paying attention?

Have you ever been so focused on one thing that you completely miss something else, even if it's right in front of you? Well, you're not the only one. In this article Georgie explores the significance of our preoccupations, and why we have to look beyond them to what we might be missing.

How can you find friendship in the loneliest city on earth?

Life

How can you find friendship in the loneliest city on earth?

So many Londoners resonate with the feeling of loneliness, despite living in a vibrant and busy city. Is it possible to form lasting friendships here?

Is there any point trying to be happy?

Life

Is there any point trying to be happy?

Most of us spend our lives searching for happiness, but all the ideas are either hard to do or fleeting in their success. Is there any way to find complete, lasting contentment or should we just give up the struggle?

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