Health + Wellbeing

R U OK?

R U OK?

Every year, R U OK Day rolls around in September. As someone who has been struggling with anxiety and depression since I was 14, I have very mixed feelings about it. I always feel like I should be more receptive to this day — that, as a society, we’re starting to talk more and more about mental health. That should be a good thing, right?

Learning to Love Your Body: Orenda Chats with Jessica Sanders

Learning to Love Your Body: Orenda Chats with Jessica Sanders

Jessica Sanders is the author and founder of Learning to Love Your Body, an empowering guide for girls to support the development of positive body image and resilience. Written through Jess's voice the book covers important topics such as positive body image, self-care, self-love and resilience. 

Why Do We Wear Exhaustion as a Badge of Honour?

Why Do We Wear Exhaustion as a Badge of Honour?

I’ve been thinking a lot about the way sleep is perceived in our culture. As more and more evidence comes to light about the physical, mental, and spiritual impact of lack of sleep, I’m left wondering why we, as a society, don’t value sleep more than we do.