Music meets mental health

Music has long been known to have a powerful effect on the human mind and body. From lifting our mood to helping us relax, music has the ability to transform our mental state in countless ways. But just how beneficial is music for our mental health? Music Meets The Mind According to a study conducted […]

WTF is the Mind?

What comes to mind when you think of the mind? Is the mind the brain? The thoughts? A formless entity? Safe to say, it’s complicated and can’t be explained by any one person as it means something different to each of us. The speakers at last month’s music, art, and storytelling event – What Does […]

Stick it to stigma on National Stress Awareness Day

In the spirit of sticking it to stigma and for Stress Awareness Day, we’re here to remind you that stress is a reaction – and there’s ways to manage when our bodies and minds feel overwhelmed, under pressure or under attack. Stress Awareness Day, or SAD if you’re a little twisted like us, is a […]

How to win the culture wars and catalyze meaningful change

Uniting the tofu-eating wokerati with the old world mindset can be easier than you think.  Suella Braverman may no longer be Home Secretary, but the sentiment behind name-calling such as ‘tofu-eating wokerati’ mirrors the hallmark of this age: fragmentation of society – and finding belonging in niche sub-cultures. From the real world to the virtual, […]

“The Visibility Cloak”: A WDN Campaign

This campaign kicks off on World Mental Health Day. But we don’t want it to end there. When it comes to Mental Health, people can’t always believe what they can’t see so we decided to launch the Visibility Cloak. Coz F*CK being invisible, and struggling alone.  How does it work? Below are 10 Truths & Ways […]

Learning by Doing: it pays to get your hands dirty from day one.

It would be fair to say that at What Does Not, we’re anti-vanilla. We’re interested in the individuals and experiences that shake up the monotony so many professionals settle for, and we want to be part of the action. That’s why, despite the fact that there are multiple ways to gain knowledge, we have our […]

Jack & Jane of all trades? A 21st Century Renaissance human.

What does it mean to be multi-talented in today’s creative industries? A ‘Jack of all Trades’ can be a tricky one to pin down. Not the person – we mean the phrase itself. The term seems to have originated in Renaissance England. There are some who argue it was first used by poet Robert Greene […]

All Hail The Multipotentialite

“The only people for me are the mad ones: the ones who are mad to live, mad to talk, mad to be saved, desirous of everything at the same time, the ones who… burn, burn, burn like fabulous yellow Roman candles.” — Jack Kerouac I’ve had a big crush on the idea of community for […]