At the very core of Project Kara, stories are told. Our dedicated team of writers are here to share the voice of the youth, offering insights on a wide range of issues. With contributions from certified professionals and a unique personal touch, these articles are not to miss.
The ‘Warning: Toxic Substances’ Label
Doesn’t Come on People
Colloquial use of the word ‘toxic’ may not refer to literal poison, but it can be just as harmful. Recognising toxic characteristics and dealing with them can be quite taxing. Going through the process in a healthy manner takes tremendous effort, but it is ultimately rewarding. First steps first: how do we begin this journey and how do we progress?
Just the weigh you are
Here’s some unsolicited advice: Don’t let your mind bully your body. Read on as I discuss the importance of self-acceptance and my own journey with body image.
Strength in Weakness: Glancing into vulnerability
People’s true selves are often closely guarded secrets. But if we don't let our true selves live, are we truly living? Letting yourself out can be another way of liberating yourself from the safety of your mind. Read on to find out why.
Self-Image – Identifying Self-Deprecating Tendencies
It's amazing how almost all of us have had similar experiences as children. We've all played 'the floor is Lava' and had a birthday party at pizza hut. It's also an unfortunate fact that almost all of us face self esteem issues at some point in our lives. But before you head off to complain about your quarantine weight gain, what if I told you that the issues we face today could almost directly be traced back to common childhood traumas that we never bothered to take another look at?