Stay at home. That was the mantra parroted by hashtags and health officials during the Covid-19 pandemic. For months at a time, many of us were confined to our homes, physically distanced and discouraged from any sort of social gathering. […]
A couple of months ago, a story I wrote was shortlisted for a prize, and naturally, I shared the news with my family. My mum, the wonderful cheerleader she is, asked if she could read it. Without too much thought, […]
Like orchids, highly sensitive people thrive in the right environment. Clinical psychologist and Highly Sensitive Person, Rachel Samson, reveals how you can identify and care for your sensitivity.
I am clinging to a rock wall in the Blue Mountains, tears streaming down my face. You might think my distress comes from a fear of falling 20 metres down the cliff-face (though my sturdy safety equipment promises otherwise). In […]
Making room for self-pleasure in our daily life is the key to creating fulfilling relationships with ourselves and others — and it doesn’t need to start and end in the bedroom.
Have you ever felt lovesick? A desire so strong for someone that thoughts of them take up every waking moment of your day? Welcome to the world of limerence. We explore the complexities of love and limerence, life as a “limerent” and how to form healthy relationships.
When Jessica Elise Bull confronted her postnatal depression, she realised she had been struggling in the dark. Eighteen months on, she asks what it will take for new mums to feel supported during the momentous transition into motherhood.
We chat to LBDO founder Rachel Baker about redefining and destigmatising sex, self-pleasure and whole-body wellness.
The female form comes in all shapes and sizes, so why are so many of us unsatisfied with what we’ve got? Lauren Furey delves into breast size and body image, and reflects on her own journey of learning to love her A cups.
As a culture of side hustles and online perfection demands more and more from us, it’s important to devote some of our time just for fun. The things that bring us joy should be appreciated for what they are, not for where they lead.