Writing by Lily Amos // Photograph by Chiara Cappetta // You don’t need a manic episode to go within to find the courage to change your expectations–that’s just what did it for me and made me appreciative of how my brain works sometimes. Look inside and see if you have anything you really want to change but are too scared to.Read More
Writing by Sinead Simpkins // Photograph by Laiz Azevedo // Although I see a psychologist and take medication to help me cope with my mental illness, there are still days where I feel anxious about leaving the house or days where I lay in bed, not wanting today to happen at all.Read More
Writing by Meggie Royer // Photograph by Aitor Frias and Cecilia Jimenez // In other words, if a woman is suffering intense emotional pain, or intense physical pain, society’s first and foremost objective is to take instead of give.Read More
Writing by Claire Wastell // Photograph by Sol Avena // The stigma that comes with the term anorexia had held back my recovery for years. I didn’t want people to talk about me and think of all the loaded connotations that come with the label anorexia.
Writing by Lara Ozansoy // Photograph by Paolo Barretta // You know there’s a fine line between these two sentences: “I’m missing you’’ and “I missed you’’. There’s a part in my body that is a hole without you, and I missed the chances of catching you and making you a rock in my life.
Writing by Chanel Retief // Photograph by Ethel Nalule // Even though I will always be exposed to ideal standards of beauty on the internet, and I will always love fashion magazines, I do view them in a different light than I did before.Read More
Writing by Dr DP // Illustration by Franz Lang // Given my south Asian heritage, yoga was cultivated at a young age so that children could develop tranquillity and peace within one’s mind. It formed a lifestyle choice of protecting our environment and taming our egos.Read More
Writing by Olivia Ferrucci // Photograph by Sandra Lazzarini // By coming to understand the nuanced relationship between our bodies and the companies that dominate the modern world, our society can ultimately combat the detriments proven to occur. The female body does not exist for exploitative purposes; it is time we stop treating it as such.Read More
Writing by Eloise Skeet // Photograph by Resa Rot // No matter if you prefer to be with or without hair, you are beautiful no matter what the hair removal adverts and fully lasered models tell you. Acceptance of ourselves is the most important thing.Read More
Writing by Olivia Ireland // Photograph by Nunzia Lollo I am a ginger. I have always been a ginger. My hair has been one of the most important factors in my life. It defined me, set me apart from the norm, and was always a handy joke for a conversation starter. Throughout primary school and …Read More