From delayed flights to turbulence, traveling by air can be a scary experience for even the most experienced travelers.Read More
“I’m a Messianic Jew, meaning that I believe that Elijah (the Jewish Messiah) and Jesus Christ (you’ve probably heard of him), are the same person. In an ideal world, that would mean I got to have my Christmas turkey with potato latkes (google them-or indeed, most traditional Jewish food- if you’re a fan of diabetes.) But this is not, as I’m sure you’re aware, an ideal world.”Read More
It was hard to defend my country and my love for it, and I questioned how I could reconcile my love for America and the hate being spread in the name of American ideals. How could I say I still love a country I voluntarily left? A country that was headed in a direction that I could not bear to see it move in?
Commit to creativity.Read More
Many Kavanaugh supporters were saying that even if the allegation was true, he was in high school — can’t we forgive him for a teenage mistake? But trauma does not have an expiration date. Those feelings do not hit all at once then vanish.
A huge issue that we face in life is the idea that ‘we’re not good enough’. That we’ll never be ‘good enough’. And that is completely wrong.
I lost over 10kg of body weight within four weeks. Yet, my self-perception had still not changed…Read More
However, keeping a bit of home with you, whether it be through cards, phone calls, or conversations, can ease senses of homesickness.
University is a balancing act full of high and low moments.Read More
Cally Phillips talks about the importance of creativity and experimentation for your mental health. How often do you really make time to explore? How many pressures are you placing yourself under? Remember: PERFECT DOES NOT EXIST! So, stop worrying about ‘perfect’ for a while and give yourself the freedom to explore.Read More
Grace Tepper talks us through her five top tips on how to take care of yourself at this time of year.Read More
“In a world that revolves around the use of the internet to remain connected and updated in our society, we compromise with the loss of productive behaviour and many crucial human interactions such as our social skills.”
We went Christmas shopping, and it was whilst ambling along Oxford Street that my husband got the call from the clinic.Read More
“If I wanted to inspire any take-home message from this article, it is that people should acknowledge and listen to someone who is brave enough to admit they are struggling with any sort of ailment, either be physical or mental.”
These experiences have taught me that once you love yourself holistically, you can face your insecurities head-on and harness the negative thoughts, transforming them into positive ones.Read More
Growing up I was a very happy-go-lucky teenager who had striking long, silky, brown hair that my mother would enjoy brushing every night. That changed whenever she noticed, at the age of 14, clumps of my hair would fall out with every stroke and even more hair was lost with every wash.Read More
“Older siblings pass on more than hand-me-downs; they also provide you with many life lessons.”
Compulsory lessons will also help to normalize conversations about mental health…Read More
“From an outsiders’ perspective, the natural assumption about any combat sport is that it attracts violent and aggressive individuals. That was not the case. Instead, I found a tight-knit, friendly community and an opportunity for more self-expression.”Read More
Magda Baranowska discusses the difficulties of moving between cultures and how she is learning to embrace them all.Read More