I had never used a Personal Trainer (that’s a PT, for those in the know) or done any kind of weights-based exercise before this year, coincidentally when all the gyms closed. Around May this year, when New South Wales and most of the rest of the world was in lockdown, I started with a personal… Continue reading Personal Training for First-timers: COVID edition →
Making children cry for the sake of money-making television sounds like something out of a fictional dystopian world – like ‘The Hunger Games’ or ‘Divergent’. But, as Helena reveals, it’s happening right in front of us.… Continue reading ‘Dance Moms’: Entertainment or Exploitation? →
For most of us, we exist inside our socio-political bubbles, with limited exposure to opposing views. So Fran found herself a little shocked (to say the least) when she was roped into a conversation with an anti-vax conspiracist. Here’s what she learned.… Continue reading What I Learnt From Meeting A Real-Life Anti-Vaxxer →
Caitlin would like to broadcast the following PSA: we need to listen to the teenage girls in Netflix’s ‘Sex Education’ – they teach us about much more than just sex. Content warning: this article mentions sexual assault.… Continue reading ‘Sex Education’ Teaches Us About So Much More Than Sex →
Rosie has a problem with RUOK Day. As someone who has suffered from a wide range of mental illnesses, she believes this gripe to be entirely justified. Read her raw account of what it is like to experience suicidal thoughts. … Continue reading I am very far from okay: An RUOK Day Special →
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