Category «Health & Wellness»

5 Signs You Are In A Toxic Friendship

For some reason, toxic friendships between two or more girls are never talked about. There are hundreds of stories, songs, and poetry about going through and healing from heartbreak but not nearly as many when it comes to friendships. Friendships are just as important. Girls tend to tell their friends everything from their newest love …

The Evitable Loneliness

Sometimes, when you’ve reached your wits end, it seems as if it’s the end of the world And when you look around, you feel as though you’re alone You know that feeling. Being in a crowded room and yet feeling as if no one is there Lonely There is nothing worse that feeling alone when …

The Secret Struggles

*Trigger Warning: talk of anorexia nervosa.* If you or anyone you know is suffering from an eating disorder you can text NEDA to 741741 or call the National Eating Disorders Association Helpline at 1-800-931-2237. When I entered high school, I thought I was comfortable with who I was. As a child coming from a neglectful household, …

What Is Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome?

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) is a condition caused by an imbalance of a woman’s reproductive hormones and other metabolic problems. It affects as many as 1 in 10 women. It may affect menstruation and fertilisation, and cause physical bodily changes. Thankfully, this condition can be treated. PCOS is characterised by the growth of small cysts …

The Core Of ‘To The Bone’

**Trigger Warning: if you are struggling with or recovering from an eating disorder, this film does include some scenes that may be highly triggering  To the Bone premiered on Netflix on July 14th, and is the most recent film that aims to shed light on mental health. It stars Lily Collins as the main character, …

Stuck? Here’s Five Tips Dedicated To Self-Care

It’s easy to fall into a boring routine. Whether overwhelmed by school, work, family, relationships, or even a combination of all of the above, your feelings are valid if they mean something to you. Self-care is so vital for a healthy mental and emotional being, especially in times of distress, and even on a day-to-day …

Eating Disorders II: On The Road To Recovery

None of the information in this article should be taken as medical advice or as a diagnosis. Please, seek professional help if you believe you are suffering from an eating disorder. You’re not alone on this journey and we promise, there’s an ending to this. As we now know, there’s not a particular profile that …

HPV – Everything You Need To Know

Human Papillomavirus is a group of around 150 viruses. It is the most common sexually transmitted infection, newly infecting around 14 million people each year. HPV can be harmless, but at the same time, some viruses can cause genital warts or cancer. In most cases, the immune system kills the virus but it can present …

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