Mental Health

Here’s what we could find on the subject.
Self Care by Laiza Onofre

Illustrator Laiza Onofre on Activism, Self Care & Self Love

Laiza Onofre is an illustrator and feminist activist from Mexico. She has been a part of Girls’ Globe for several years. Contributing with her beautiful illustrations she has amplified the movement to strengthen gender equality and human rights. We collaborated with Laiza for the launch

A photo of Tariro Mantsebo, founder of earth + blood

Tariro Mantsebo is Changing the Wellness Narrative for Black Women

Tariro Mantsebo is a medical doctor and intersectional feminist from Zimbabwe. She recently founded earth + blood, dedicated to the holistic healing, wellness and validation of black and brown women. 1. What brought you to start your new initiative earth + blood?  I started earth + blood, with the intention

What does Wellness Look Like in 2021?

Literally, all aspects of wellness had a shake up last year. How we stay fit, what we eat, the way we work, the way we travel and the reverberations of those changes is sure to be felt in 2021 too. The global pandemic has redefined

Motherhood in Conflict

Motherhood in Conflict: Barbara’s Story

War and conflict are soaring around the globe. Today, around two billion people are affected by fragile political systems, conflict or violence. In the past few years there has been an increase in attention for war-time sexual violence and rape as a weapon of war.

Illustration of phone with the words Toxic Positivity

What Is “Toxic Positivity” and How Can it Hurt Our Mental Health?

Amid a deadly pandemic, many of us have been longing for happier days. During uncertain and challenging situations, it’s normal to want more positivity in our lives. But while the attitude of “positive vibes only” seems helpful during difficult times, experts have been warning otherwise. While

Sea front from the sky. Everyday Colorism in the Carribean

Cultivating Self-Love: 4 Women Living in Dark Skin in the Caribbean

The #EverydayColorism campaign is sharing the lived experiences of Caribbean people affected by colorism – discriminatory or preferential treatment of same-race people because of skin tone. Colorism pervades the region, affecting Caribbean people across the spectrums of gender, age, and socioeconomic status. Even highly educated

Validity and the White Ideal Photo by Houcine Ncib

Let’s Talk About Validation and the White Ideal

Speak to anyone who has dealt with the experience of being ‘invisible’ in a particular setting, and I guarantee you that it was not pleasant. It takes great effort to work through messages they may have attached to their identity as a result of their existence being implicitly invalidated. This is an experience shared by many people of color facing invisibility because of the white ideal.

We are not going to come to a place of accepting and embracing each other and our differences by denying or invalidating the existence of the parts, features and characteristics that make up who we are as humanity.

Taking Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder (PMDD) Seriously by Gabrielle Rocha Rios for Girls' Globe

Taking Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder (PMDD) Seriously

The symptoms of PMDD are similar to those of PMS, but much more severe, and also include loss of interest in daily activities, difficulty concentrating, irritability, sudden mood swings, and severe anxiety and/or depression.

Woman with headphones / The Power of Your Story

Listen to 11 Women’s Voices: “There is Power in Your Story”

Through The Power of Your Story Podcast we’ve had the opportunity to listen to women share their stories. They have shared learnings from overcoming doubts, fears and challenges in their lives. In trying times and despite our differences, we can learn from each other. We can encourage one another in our journeys to confidence and freedom. No matter what the voice in your head says. No matter what others tell you. Your story matters. There is power in your story.

In the finalé of this series of The Power of Your Story Podcast, we want to inspire you to know that you are not alone. You have the ability to reach further, to overcome challenges in your life and, if necessary, change the way you see yourself and the world.

Listen to what a diverse range of women say about self care, confidence and about sharing your story.

That Voice in Your Head: Confidence and Self Care

In this episode of The Power of Your Story Podcast, Girls’ Globe’s Julia and Eleanor speak about building confidence in their own lives. As they reflect on previous episodes of the podcast, they talk about that little voice in your head. Julia shares a recent life experience that caused a major disarray in her life. Eleanor talks about how she tries to make the voice in her head her friend.

“Sometimes, everyone is unable to see themselves the way the rest of the world sees you. You’re so much more critical to yourself than you would be to anyone else.” – Eleanor Gall

Instagram, Influencers & Healthy Body Image: the impact of social media on body image

Instagram, Influencers & Healthy Body Image

Too late in my life, I realised that there are many different forms of eating disorders. I never labelled myself as being bulimic or anorexic and could therefore convince myself that nothing was wrong. But, in hindsight, the way I was treating my body was not healthy.

The content on Girls’ Globe is created by our members – activists, advocates and experts on gender equality, human rights and social justice from around the world. 

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