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13th January 2018
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Veganuary: vegetarianism and Islam

There is almost always an ongoing debate as to which dietary choice reaps the most benefits. While vegans argue that their lifestyle is of value and is environment friendly, non-vegetarians strike back with the argument that it is severely lacking … Continue reading

12th November 2016
by raehspeak
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Impact of hate crimes on mental health

In the UK the rates of depression and suicide are on the rise, with the last known statistic suggesting 1 in 4 adults experience a diagnosed mental health issue. The statistics suggest that 1 in 10 children and young people … Continue reading

21st July 2016
by raehspeak
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Jamilla’s tips on dealing with anxiety around exam time (Part 2)

Read Part 1 here. In addition to depression, I was diagnosed with anxiety, which tends to worsen during exams. Even though I take medication for depression and anxiety, I still experience panic attacks before, during and after exams. I wanted … Continue reading

18th July 2016
by raehspeak
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Jamilla’s story of dealing with Depression and Anxiety (Part 1)

If you’ve met me, just like everyone else does, you wouldn’t expect me to be dealing with a mental illness, especially of this severity. I’m in my final year of university, expected to graduate with a 2:1 (Inshallah), VP of … Continue reading

24th June 2015
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We Need To Talk About Periods…. Period

by Christal Williams We need to talk about periods. Every month women are planning on how they can either A) hide their period B) hide themselves because they’re on their period. It’s time to out the taboo and put periods … Continue reading

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