Diaries

Self-Love

Self-Love

By Asha, 21, Chicago, Illinois Somewhere in our minds, there lives a judge. These judges watch our every move every day. They come to a judgment b...
Free Agent

Free Agent

By Mia, 20 Duxbury, Massachusetts  For me, my life up until the past year has been all about working hard and preparing myself for the next s...
Nature & Mental Health

Nature & Mental Health

By Calin, 20, Bloomington, Indiana  I have learned the importance of taking time to yourself, especially when life gets busy. Thankfully, I have b...
University and the New Normal

University and the New Normal

By Oba, 18, Hertfordshire, UK  After nearly 18 months of isolation, in the U.K at least, life finally does appear to be returning to a degree...
Thoughts on Social Media Toxicity

Thoughts on Social Media Toxicity

By Maura, 20, New York City, NY So, I know it’s easy to just simply say that social media is toxic, but what do you follow up with that? Have you...
A Year Unparalleled

A Year Unparalleled

 By Livina, 19, London, UK In a time like this, it’s hard to distinguish how much you’re missing out on when in the midst of new experiences; I do...
A Thinking Man's Game

A Thinking Man's Game

By Miles, 23, Brooklyn, New York  Just over a year ago, after experiencing three months of the worst mental health of my life, I entered my curren...
First Year of University during COVID

First Year of University during COVID

By Stephanie, 20, London, UK  Thinking about first year of university conjures images of meeting a host of new friends, partying and a very busy l...
Toxic positivity and the neglect of human emotion

Toxic positivity and the neglect of human emotion

By Tegan, 19, Exeter, UK How can something positive become toxic? At face value, the phrase ‘toxic positivity’ appears absurd. How can something p...
Higher Education During the Pandemic

Higher Education During the Pandemic

By Sam Nicholls, 19, London, U.K.  The past year took everybody by surprise, I feel like that is an understatement but it is no less true. Going ...
Every Day Should be Earth Day

Every Day Should be Earth Day

By Lauren, 23, Seal Beach, California  Every year on Earth Day, I open up Instagram and see the same thing -- photos of all the picturesque locati...
Enough is Enough

Enough is Enough

By, Oba, 18, Hertfordshire, UK  The disappearance and subsequent murder of Sarah Everard on the 3rd March 2021 sent shockwaves across the U.K...