Lifestyle

95.9% Reforming Contraception: a call for improvement

The topic of contraception is surrounded by a social stigma, which can mean that many people are left in the dark about the repercussions of their contraceptive decisions. The hypocrisy surrounding this stigma is infuriating. Many people find that...

Markets and mulled wine

It’s arrived. Christmas in Edinburgh is simply the best time of the year, (differing opinions not welcome) and its time to get out and enjoy what the city has to offer. This week I visited Edinburgh’s renowned Christmas markets to take a...

Christmas with your chosen family

As Christmas draws nearer, for those who can’t make it home to their biological families, their chosen ones take its place. With Friendsgiving having taken over millennial culture, is “Friend-mas” the next trend to take us all by storm?...

All hail the journal: why it should make a comeback

Journaling is an age-old   habit we believe deserves a comeback. Whether it be improved mental health, a way to unwind and destress, or a way to saviour the day’s moments, journaling has a lot to offer. A journal or a diary can be anything you...

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