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25 Things I’ve Learnt Before 25

My 25th birthday is coming up in a little less than three days. It’s just after Christmas and right before the end of December, which means I go into a fresh chapter of my life at the same time the New Year rolls around.

At this time of year, I find myself pondering what has changed for me in the last twelve months, and more importantly, how I have changed in that time.

I wonder how the next year of my life will look. I love reflecting and creating space to think, especially as the end of this...

The Difference Between Feminism and Femininity

The Difference Between Feminism and Femininity

The word ‘feminism’ sparks controversy for both men and women across the globe. There is a stigma surrounding the word that invites many people to view feminists as angry, men-despising women who encourage social and political chaos. The feminism movement has also had a turbulent relationship with the concept of femininity and how the two can co-exist.

There is not one singular way to be a feminist. As long as you believe that women experience dis

The Truth Behind Self-Care

Why do bubble baths and candles come to mind when we talk about self-care? Sure, indulging in complete relaxation in a quiet place helps our bodies physically relax, but more often than not, real self-care is not quite as luxurious as that. In order to ‘indulge’ in proper self-care, we must be completely self-aware. We need to understand ourselves fully, every tiny detail about who we really are, in order to know how to properly look after ourselves.

Self-awareness can only start once we have m

Feminists Don’t Wear Pink (And Other Lies)

Why is the word feminist associated with such negative connotations? We often hear the word and roll our eyes at the idea of those bra-burning, trouble-making lesbians that hate all men. But so many of us don’t really understand what feminism means, and how false these assumptions are. Once these misconceptions are overlooked, it’s hard not to support the movement. This article will confront some of the major misconceptions and stereotypes that circulate the social conversation around feminism,

10 Things No One Tells You About Your Healing Journey

10 Things No One Tells You About Your Healing Journey

Deciding we want to be a better version of ourselves involves a lot of hard work. It might be that you want to move on from hardships in your past, or you’re on a journey of self-discovery. Whatever our destination is, the journey we embark upon to get there is the important part. It takes time, dedication and even more hardship — which might seem counterproductive. Instagram will tell us ‘healing isn’t linear’ and to ‘live our best lives’,

How Self-Awareness Can Change Your Life

How Self-Awareness Can Change Your Life

the summer of 2020, amidst the lockdown and height of the coronavirus pandemic, I made the best decision of my life.

I’d just graduated university after one of the toughest years I’ve ever had (academically and emotionally), and I had no idea what I wanted to do with my life. After a lot of confusion, heartbreak and grief, I decided starting therapy was something that might help clear my head. I let go of my dedication to figure out my future career and