Category Archives: Health & Mental Wellness

How Your Sleep Schedule is Affecting Your Health

We should be getting 7-9 hours of sleep – that’s what we’ve all been told. How many of us are actually getting in that many hours of quality sleep? Human beings are the only species on the planet that intentionally deprive ourselves of sleep instead of listening to our body’s queues, and that may be […]

The Laziness Myth

The Laziness Myth The concept of laziness is one that can cause incredible shame and encourage us to berate ourselves endlessly. In a culture that tells us we’re only valuable if we’re productive, being tired and taking breaks can weigh on us and seriously affect our mental health and self-concept, even though it’s a perfectly […]

Finding the Right Birth Control for You

Finding the Right Birth Control for You Birth control can be a real pain, but it’s an unfortunate necessity. Across the nation, 65% of women aged 15-49 are on some form of contraceptive. Though safe sex is the responsibility of both parties involved, it is the unfortunate reality that the onus is largely on us […]

Take Your Career to the Next Level with Confidence

Take Your Career to the Next Level with Confidence We hear all the time how important it is to have self-confidence, but it’s much easier said than done. Developing a belief in how great you are takes time, and much of your confidence actually develops when you’re a child. However, a large part of self-confidence […]

Is Your Work Environment Toxic?

Challenges at work are inevitable, and sometimes even positive things that help you to build resilience. When we have a bad day or a bad week it’s never fun and we may even resent our jobs a little, but we always push through and end up on the other side of things completely fine. However, […]

Beating the Winter Blues

Though we’re still technically in Autumn, it feels like winter is well and truly here. Days are getting colder and longer, and sunlight is becoming scarce. For many of us, our mood can begin to reflect our environment. We find ourselves feeling down and our energy levels plummet, making it difficult for us to function […]

10 Self Help Books for Greater Self-Love

Being a woman in the world can be hard with all the expectations that society places on us, so it’s only natural to get a little overwhelmed. We all need a little motivation from time to time to remind us that we are strong, capable, and can do it. These 10 inspiring books are sure […]

Anele Tembe and the Importance of Mental Health Awareness

They say we’re a sad generation with happy pictures. The tragic death of rapper AKA’s fiancé last Sunday proves this to be true. 22-year-old Anele “Nelli” Tembe fell from the 10th floor of the Pepperclub Hotel while the couple were visiting Cape Town. The incident is being treated as a suicide after a previous attempt […]

Something doesn’t smell right down there…

Jeepers being a women is tough, if it’s not us worrying about what we look like or our hair we have to be worried about if everything smells normal down there! Can’t seem to catch a break. Chances are your vagina smells just fine, but if you notice anything unusual odor related we might have […]