Writing by Haylee Penfold // Illustration by Ayelen Lujan // I guess I’ve matured a lot in these last two years, whether it be from trauma and loss or just my brain kicking into adult drive. Here are the few pearls of wisdom I want to share before my twentieth birthday rolls around:Read More
Writing by Lula Bornhak // Image by Brooke van der Linden // My mind starts to draw this giant, unrealistic painting of my role models, presents them as perfect human beings. No flaws, no problems, no struggles, succeeding effortlessly. And even though I know that this is not the case, it tricks me every time.Read More
Writing by Lula Bornhak // Photograph by Sofia Higgins // For me, creating an altar is one of the ultimate practices of self-love. The altar that I am talking about has nothing to do with religion. It is simply a place to connect with your inner light again and celebrate your beautiful soul!Read More
Writing by Naila Karim // Photograph by Nadia Bautista // It’s OK to be 19 and still have no idea who you are. Not really a tip, but just a reminder. This one will most likely be on my list next year as well. It’s okay if you’re still figuring out who the hell you are and what you want in life–I’m still there too.
Writing by Dr DP // Photograph by Anais Nannini // Personally, I found the concept of placing so much importance on materialistic acquisitions and finding a date to be utterly opposing to my feminist views, and so I decided not to attend my formal event.Read More
Writing by Connie Tran // Photograph by Wendy Sama // It’s important to recognize when you are overthinking, and to take action before it escalates. Here are some tips to cope when you catch yourself in a cycle of overthinking.Read More
Writing by Nicky Valdes // Photograph by Arianna Ceccarelli // Louise Hay taught me everything I needed to know about letting go of the past and negative vibes and the first step to doing all that is affirming.Read More