There once lived a young Faeling, delicate and frail, yet all the while as powerful as the wind. She shone bright, but the impressionable babe looked to other woodland denizens for guidance on who to be, rather than searching within.
Today I cried to my mother. I very rarely cry through pain anymore, so when I do, I know it’s something worth tending to.
Modern life is bloody hard. Throw a global pandemic into the mix and you’ve got an inevitable recipe for mental health disaster. With all of the stresses of contemporary living it’s no wonder you might be feeling a little off-balance.
I’ve pulled together my 3 top tips to battle modern day anxiety so that you can regain balance and find peace within.
Just here to remind you that we are all fragile beings with delicate intricacies and wounds and facades and aching hearts and bruised perceptions.
Fellow white peeps, please read up on the systemic racism that exists blatantly in this world, as well as the undercurrent of prejudice that flows through everyday life. Sign petitions, reach out, donate if you can. Talk to family and friends, spread awareness and support and love. As the younger generation of white people it is our duty to take an honest look at our own privilege and harboured subconscious prejudices.
The room falls silent, everyone looks at me.
I’ve always felt small when in the sea.
Forget the language of love – we’re diving into the language of orgasms.
‘What’s the difference between a golf ball and a clitoris?’
‘A man will spend 15 minutes looking for a golf ball.’
She stared at him, open-mouthed and gaping-hearted. His words turned to dust in the air and silence fell among them.
We delve into what womanhood means with roaring feminist and taboo-breaker Elleanor Woods. We call her Elle for short.
Founded in July 2018, For Women Who Roar is a digital and print magazine that aims to elevate the voices and stories of women. The Sister Journal’s values align with FWWR so we spoke to Founder Megan Febuary, whose passion and drive will inspire you to roar your truth from the rooftops.
We met with the fabulous Beth Reeks, a warm, down-to-earth Life Model with a vintage style keen to share her story. We discussed life modelling and societal beauty standards to shed light on the reality of body confidence and what it means to be comfortable in your own skin.
Finding time to write can be difficult for us creative types, even if it’s our number one passion. Jobs, families, friends and other commitments rein over our lives and sitting down to scribble some words or type some notes can feel like a distant fantasy sometimes. Priorities take over and before you know it you haven’t written a single anecdote for weeks and your mind is itching to splurt its discoveries onto paper.
WITH ELINOR CHAMBERS
Sometimes it’s difficult to decipher whether we should be taking time to rest and recuperate or be getting stuck in and checking off the to-do list. And in today’s hectic society, you’re shunned if you stop yet people worry if you overdo it.
Stefanie is the Founder of Fuck Being Humble, a platform designed to ignite confidence in young women and encourage you to self-promote when diving into the professional world.
All worldly things are transitory…