Gear up for a healthy summer

Take a breath: in, then out. Then repeat. Imagine yourself running- maybe you're in a lavender field that fills you with the sweet, refreshing and flowery yet relaxing scent of the purple flower; maybe you are running up and down the salty sea at the beach,  wet sand between your toes. Imagine bliss: a sun-filled sky, …

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4 ways to live your life honestly

When someone asks us how we are, we are expected to respond that we are "well". We are expected to greet people at school, at work and in public with a friendly smile, and for the sake of professionalism, we are expected to hide our tears, our anger or despair, because any other state besides …

A D.I.Y guide to putting yourself out there

About two months back, I got my nose pierced. I'd been thinking about doing it for over two years, and I kept telling myself that one day, when I could afford to pay for it, I'd do it. But doubt, fueled by repeated warnings that it would get infected and I would grow a horrible …

YOUR Body, YOUR Mind

Why every student should be a health science student in some way, shape or form. What if I told you that I could prove to you that apples were bad for you? What if I also told you that, with very little scientific knowledge, you could easily prove me wrong? Even just a little bit …

Reflection

At the end of every school year, I always like to take a minute to reflect on everything I've learned. Staying positive is probably the most important thing I learned to do this year.