Tag: Writing and Expression

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    What Pokémon Go Taught Me About The Privilege Of Happiness

    Annie Spratt Headlines read: POKÉMON GO AWAY; POLICE ISSUE WARNING NOT TO POKÉMON AND DRIVE; MAN QUITS JOB TO CATCH POKÉMON FOR TWO MONTHS My mother sees this and shakes her head. My friends squabble about it. Internet comments read: you all need to get a life, aren’t you too old to play children’s games, […]

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    What To Do When They Decide You’re Not ‘The One’

    Leo Hidalgo Stay up all night listening to things like traffic, the whir of your computer’s fan, your own breathe going in out in out. Try to make out the conversations happening beneath you on the night streets. Wonder if those people have someone to go home to. Wonder if they’ve ever felt what it’s […]

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    This is Why You Should Not Let Their Leaving End You.

    Grace Van Dien Just because they have left, it does not mean you are a bad person. Apologise to yourself for beating yourself up for their leaving. You deserve better from yourself. Because other people leaving is not something you can control, nor is it your fault. People change, it’s a part of life that […]

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    You’re Depressed? I’m Not, But Try These Quick And Easy Cures

    Daniella Urdinlaz When I tell people I suffer from depression, the absolute last thing I want to hear is their ‘advice’. There’s always someone who’s all “have you tried [obvious shit]?” or “you know what worked for my cousin’s girlfriend? [some ridiculous shit]” or “my friend had [completely different condition] and now they’re fine thanks […]

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    From 56 To 221 Pounds: My Eating Disorder Journey

    Nicole Mason Reality: Every organ in my body was failing, and my parents were told to plan my funeral, as anorexia finally seemed to be winning when my weight dropped to 56 pounds.  Me: I’m fine! I’m fat! I hate myself! I’m a worthless person. I don’t deserve help or to be happy. This is […]

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    When I Imagine Future Conversations About You

    Ben Warren You’ll most definitely come up in my future; in my conversations. Even with people I don’t yet know. I’ll be having coffee with a new best friend years from now and we’ll start talking about past loves. “There was this guy…” I’ll tell her and because she won’t know you, she’ll only see […]

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    How To Ensure You’ll Never Be Happy

    Blood makes up 7% of the human body. The average person contains roughly 8 pints of blood, made up of 55% plasma, between 200,000 and 500,000 platelets, between 4000 and 11,000 leukocytes (white blood cells), and up to 11 million erythrocytes (red blood cells). The primary function for red blood cells, is to carry hemoglobin […]