Why we should worry about microplastics


Humans have a love-hate relationship with plastics. This synthetic material makes our lives incredibly convenient, and its use in medicine and technology can even be life-saving. However, plastics also choke our planet, squeezing the life out of every species in the ecosystem. Yet, despite this awareness, we have chosen to use more plastics instead of […]

Colourism has got to go!


My battle with my skin tone first began when I was 12 years old. My mother, meaning well and thinking she was doing me a favour, bought me some fairness cream. What this echoed in my mind, however, was ‘YOU’RE UGLY! Your own mother thinks so!’ And it only amplified from there through my teen […]

Managing Long COVID-related anxiety

Have you been feeling more worried than usual? Do you feel uneasy, constantly anticipating something negative to happen, even if you can’t put your finger on it? Have you also had COVID in the past year? The chances are that you are experiencing Long COVID-related anxiety. Read on to discover what it is and how […]