Don't Touch Me

Sarah Sparks
in Culture

I do not like being touched, especially by strangers. I don't like strangers trying to hug me. I'm not even keen on handshakes. I hate it when you are on the bus and the thigh of the person next to yo...

My Journey to Weight Loss

Melissa Hensley
in Culture

My name is Melissa Hensley. I am 32 years old. A few years ago after I had my son, I developed a hernia in my stomach that just got bigger over time. By the time I actually got up the nerve to go see ...

Garlic and Onions: Two Foods With a Medicinal Kick

M.J. Green
in Science

On June 7th, 2017 the University of Guelph announced the findings of Prof. Suresh Neethirajan’s work with onions and the plant's ability to create a hostile environment for cancer cells in the body. O...

My Inner Fight

David Coon III
in How To

I'm going to start by saying this: I know no one suffers the same as anyone else this is just my story and I'm putting it out there in hopes to help other people. My battle, as far as I can remember, ...

F*ck Anxiety

Mikayla Appleby
in Beauty

Anxiety is one of those things where it invades every seemingly normal part of your life and makes it 100x more complicated. Simple tasks at work turn into emotionally stressful situations, easygoing ...

Life Crisis When You're Only 26 Years Old

Lizzy Arrow
in Culture

You guys are probably thinking "oh why am I listening to her about her life crisis;" I can tell you now when you read this, or when you have finished you will think "oh damn she's right". So button it...

Sometimes It's Good to Take a Break...

Benjamin Wareing
in Culture

Modern life is so very often dominated by routine and ritual, the little things in life that make the cogs keep turning and make everything seem normal. Without a ritual, routine or pattern in our lif...

Angels vs. Demons

Tiffany Thompson
in Culture

I've almost made it through another day. I worked around the house like everything was okay. But it's not, and this mask is peeling. I may smile, but I'm not okay. Inside me is a war I can hardly desc...

First Things First

Baylee Ence
in Culture

If there’s one thing I’ve learned from having anxiety and depression, it’s that life…well, life isn’t always beautiful. There will always be struggles. Some days I can hardly get out of bed. Sometimes...

Who Am I? Am I Who I Want To Be?

Julianne Collins
in Culture

Who am I? Am I who I want to be? I was only 4 years old when I lost my parents. What I mean by lost is that I was taken from my parents. For those of you who do not know, I was a foster child. A foste...

Unbreakable Beauty

Sattire Landings
in Culture

We've all experienced some sort of traumatic event, or at least know of someone who has had their own. It may have been related to death, divorce, an illness, loss of job, etc. Think now about the fee...