By Taren Silvia Bernardini I believe to share one's story could be one of the most important objectives to carry out in one’s lifetime. If not to learn thyself, know thyself, and share your experiences so that others may take value in it, what else are we here for? Each individual is on their path,... Continue Reading →
Blood and pain: periods. What is normal?
By Europe & Me‘s Editors Although half of the population needs to deal with menstruation cycles during a large part of their lives, we know so little about how others experience this. Maybe we talk about our periods with friends, siblings, our mother or other family, but in general period-talk remains a sort of taboo. We... Continue Reading →
Let’s talk about endometriosis.
By Europe & Me‘s Editors In the last issue, Europe & Me asked Young Europeans about their experiences with their period. The editors team at E&M wanted to dive a little deeper and open up conversations that have long been tabooed. We sat down with Ramona Brunner, who suffers from endometriosis, and asked her to share her experiences with... Continue Reading →
Flushing Our Stresses Away: How Bathrooms Can Save Us During Covid
By Treena Orchard Joan Didion’s epic book The White Album opens with the line: “We tell ourselves stories in order to live.” These eight words of clarion wisdom ring with urgency as biological and social unrest sweep the globe. Whether it’s baking, sewing, or writing, people are flocking to creative endeavours. What kinds of stories... Continue Reading →