Whitewashing beauty standards

By Georgina Lavan One of the many Vanity Fair Hollywood Issue covers lacking diversity Source: Buzzfeed Vanity Fair’s Hollywood...

November 25

You’re wasting your time with waist trainers

By Georgina Lavan  Source: Marie Claire When we’ve hit a low in our body confidence and try to find...

November 23

The rise of #Fitspo

(Trigger warning: unsafe dieting practices; ‘clean eating’; excessive exercise) By Georgina Lavan The popular wave of fitspo, or fitspiration, has...

November 9

Finding the right therapist for YOU

By Georgina Lavan  The process of commencing therapy can be daunting, especially when you’re at your most vulnerable. Here...

November 2

Tracking your mental health

By Georgina Lavan I recently went on an overseas holiday. I always enjoy travel as it gives me an...

October 29

Sarah makes an appearance on SBS’ Insight

By Georgina Lavan Our very own Sarah McMahon, psychologist and director of BodyMatters, made an appearance on SBS’ Insight,...

October 27

Kyle and Jackie O’s Fatchelorette

By Georgina Lavan Source: KIIS FM Following the conclusion of this season’s Batchelor, Kyle and Jackie O rode on...

October 26

Ethnic plastic surgery: Changing your face and your race

By Georgina Lavan  Ethnic plastic surgery – a term coined by the industry as cosmetic surgery for altering features...

October 26

How to: Make your own self-soothing sensory kit

By Georgina Lavan  Self-soothing is a distress tolerance skill learnt in Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT). Its aim is to alleviate...

October 21

Are IV clinics encouraging irresponsible behaviour?

By Georgina Lavan Source: The Telegraph In December 2015, Sydney saw its first intravenous clinic, named The Hangover Clinic,...

October 19