Living with body dysmorphia

Body dysmorphia is a mental health condition where a person spends a lot of time worrying about flaws in their appearance. Sophie Klein shares her experience how a mental illness can warp one’s self image. Story by Sarah Stallinger Body dysmorphic disorder (BDD), also known as dysmorphophobia, is a mental disorder characterised by the obsessive belief that a particular aspect of one’s body or appearance is … Continue reading Living with body dysmorphia

“Society ensures Generation Z to feel pressure from an early age on”

Story and photo by Hedwig Kim Jansen is a social psychologist and generation expert. She is fascinated by the theme ‘generations’ and in particular, the youngest Generation Y and Z. According to Kim, the uncertain times in which Generation Z are growing up and the way they are raised, plays a big role in the stress they experience. “Generation Z knows that they have to … Continue reading “Society ensures Generation Z to feel pressure from an early age on”

Breathe yourself into change 

Everyone breathes, but how we breathe can make a big difference on who we are and how we live our lives. Can therapeutic breathing help solve my problems?  Text by Sandra Deira Photo’s by Ingrid Godager & Ramon Mebrahtu Breathing techniques have been around for thousands of years with roots in eastern cultures. People have been able to enter altered states of consciousness and experience … Continue reading Breathe yourself into change