Here’s How to Have a Healthy Period

Periods are a fact of life for most women. Still, it wasn’t that long ago that it was considered taboo to even discuss a woman’s period in public. While the Internet and social media have helped to change this, awareness around the connection between your period, your diet and your mental health is still being…

How to Keep Your Brain Healthy and Fit

Scrolling through Instagram and TikTok it’s easy to spot quick workout routines and healthy recipes to help you stay fit, however what you won’t see is any videos on how to keep your most important muscle—actually organ— strong: your brain. Although mostly water and fat (with some pretty complex neurons and blood vessels thrown in),…

Are You a Highly Sensitive Person?

Growing up I never labelled myself as sensitive—I thought the opposite, yet there were many underlying traits that pointed out the obvious. Oftentimes I would get sensory overload more quickly than others: the itch of fabric on my skin set me off, bright lights seemed to burn and my mother asking me a question when…

How to Transition to Life After High School

When I graduated high school four years ago, I was naive enough to believe that not much would change, at least not all at once. Sure, I would move out and start university, but I was adamant that I would still keep in touch with all my friends from high school and go back to…