All posts tagged talk

Words and mental health: In order to break stigmas do we have to change our vocabulary?

“You’re so mental.” “You went mad mate.” Words, they’re a tricky thing. There’s the old saying “sticks and stones may break my bones but words cannot hurt me.” With most […]

Why It’s Okay To Still Be A Virgin In Your 20s.

Compared to some people I know, I waited a long time to lose my virginity. However, at times it was hard. I felt a lot of pressure to have sex […]

With a Minister for suicide being created and QMSU launching Wellness Weeks, are we finally moving away from vapid tweets and one-off postulations of care?

As I’m sure everyone saw from their social medias, campus stalls and news soundbites, on Wednesday it was World Mental Health Day. My Twitter, as usual, was flooded with people […]

The Climate Change Conversation… Again

After another storm and another climate-related death in the UK, the public is calling for action to end these abrupt changes in temperature and the environment’s unusual behaviour. Along with […]

WAIT, SHE SAID WHAT ABOUT WHAT?

Okay, so what’s the big deal when it comes to talking about sex? Well, you’re in for a little treat because I am going to propose that there isn’t anything […]

Damned if she does, damned if she doesn’t

Last week, Jennifer Lawrence chose to wear a stunning Versace gown at a press event for her latest film, Red Sparrow. Lawrence was photographed, outside in London, with four wrapped […]

We Need To Talk About Food

When someone says the word ‘relationships’, it sets off a stream of images of romance, couples, even friendships, but what has recently arrested my attention is people’s relationships with food. Supermarkets are […]

Vicious Cycle

Once in a while, I’m struck by the realisation that I’m playing out a scenario with a boy that’s already been played out with a boy before him. That I’ve […]