Life, Uncategorized

How swimming helped my mental health

“Chill out, don’t stress so much!” I’m sure you’ve heard these words before when things may have gotten on top of you. But what happens if you can’t just… relax?

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Life, Women

Married by 30? That’s an age-old notion.

One of the plagues in our world is that women are given a shelf life. Everyone normally skirts around it, but we’re earmarked like a sack of potatoes with use-by dates seared across our forehead. Usually, that use-by-date is the age of 30. As we get older, girls and women are under constant pressure to… Continue reading Married by 30? That’s an age-old notion.

Celebrity, Life, Women

Like so many women who experience domestic violence, Amber Heard’s voice will be continually silenced

  Last week saw a major Hollywood split come to everyone's attention when it was revealed that actress Amber Heard had filed for divorce from husband and actor Johnny Depp. And just as everyone digested this news, pictures of a bruised Heard emerged amid claims that Depp had physically, verbally and emotionally abused her throughout their… Continue reading Like so many women who experience domestic violence, Amber Heard’s voice will be continually silenced

Celebrity, Life

Billboard magazine’s tweet about North West just revealed how the media still sexualises famous children

The internet is furious today as Billboard magazine committed a social media blunder of epic proportions, likening a picture of 2-year-old North West licking a lollipop to her mother and reality TV persona Kim Kardashian West giving oral sex to Ray J, recalling the sex tape which initially threw her into the spotlight. Earlier this week came… Continue reading Billboard magazine’s tweet about North West just revealed how the media still sexualises famous children

Fashion, Life

The Future of Fashion: Genderless Buying

When I was growing up, I was sometimes coaxed into the idea of wearing clothing made for boys. “Don’t worry, no one will notice”, my parents would often tell me. Money used to be scarce and with options often limited, I would have no other choice but to sometimes go along with it. Naturally, being a… Continue reading The Future of Fashion: Genderless Buying

Celebrity, Life, Women

Why is body positivity met with so much negativity?

Last week, Girls star Jemima Kirke stepped out on the CFDA Fashion Awards red carpet and sent everyone in a frenzy by wearing a dress that revealed her armpit hair. What happened next was inevitable and somewhat predictable: a lot of publications talked about it, with some left completely shocked by this horrendous 'fashion faux pas'. E! Online was… Continue reading Why is body positivity met with so much negativity?