‘Praise you,’ is the art exhibition that wants women to love their bodies

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zAWyPHhCf-s When artist, Alex Saba decided to create an exhibition that raised awareness about eating disorders and body image in women, with proceeds going to The Butterfly Foundation, she had no idea of the impact and support she would have, writes Marina Trajkovich

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Researchers hope that art therapy is brain deep for dementia patients

A new program from the Brain and Mind Centre, in collaboration with the Museum of Contemporary Art hopes to physically alter neural pathways in dementia sufferers through artmaking, writes Marina Trajkovich header image credit:  @massimiliano_pelletti An elderly woman sits with her art therapist. She may have days where she can’t remember who she is, or … Continue reading Researchers hope that art therapy is brain deep for dementia patients

‘Magic Mushrooms are the world’s safest drug,’ – and why this headline is problematic

By MARINA TRAJKOVICHArticle originally published on Being Human Alice in Wonderland, Credit: DisneyMagic Mushrooms have been proclaimed the safest recreational drug in this years recently published Global Drug Survey. The headline is obviously catchy but could be potentially misleading to youngens who haven’t experienced the illicit cuisine first hand. From swirly colours, to suicide and … Continue reading ‘Magic Mushrooms are the world’s safest drug,’ – and why this headline is problematic

Are millennials really living in an age of anxiety?

MARINA TRAJKOVICH This article was originally published on Being Human Anxiety is a hot topic in the media right now. Everyone seems to be sharing their stories from Sarah Wilson to Prince Harry in an attempt to break the stigma and encourage people to speak out and get help. You may have heard news of … Continue reading Are millennials really living in an age of anxiety?