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Eating Disorders: The Personal is Political

This article contains themes of mental health and eating disorders which may be difficult to read or triggering to some readers. Readers in need can seek support from the following services or visit our Creating a Safe...

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R U OK MY FRIEND?

Words by Praise, 25 NSW The moment you realise you have at least one person who is genuinely interested and wants to listen to your authentic desires, dreams, and stories – mark it as a blessing.  Perhaps...

2020 as a Sweaty Astronaut LEGO Worker

Words by Steph, 28 VIC I’m supposed to help people. I’m supposed to help fix problems. That’s my job. And this, I absolutely cannot fix. Depending on the day, or moment my thoughts around the pandemic...

Iso-Nation: Navigating the World of Isolation

Words by Nicole, 25 VIC Welcome to iso-nation, the adventures of an already-introverted 25-year-old in lockdown. Two and a half weeks into isolation, I began to feel the trepidations of being stuck between four white...

Take a Breath

Take a breath (during the COVID-19 crisis)

Words by Georgie 28 VIC Never has there been a greater need for hugs, ironically in a time where no hugs are allowed! We have well and truly passed the point of: “shit- this is actually really bad”...

Driving Through Fear | WhyNot?

Driving through Fear

Words by Anonymous This article contains themes which may be difficult to read or triggering to some readers. Readers in need can seek support from Creating a Safe Space page. When I heard the words ‘eating disorder’ it...

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Herpes? Welcome to the Club!

Words by Alysha, 24 QLD Hey, so, you’ve just been diagnosed with herpes. Welcome to the club! Firstly, it isn’t the end of the world, or your sex life, even though I know it feels that way. In Australia...

The F Word | YMCA WA

The ‘F’ Word

Words by Jess, 22 NSW This article contains themes about sexual assault and violence which may be difficult to read or triggering to some readers. Readers in need can seek support from the following services.1800RESPECT...

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