The guilt from being signed off work is adding to my mental health issues

I knew how I was feeling wasn’t normal and that time off work would only help – but I still felt extremely guilty. Particularly during the pandemic, I have found that one of the hardest parts of being signed off with a sick note is the feeling of letting others down

Acne influencers on why they would never change their spots

The #acnepositivity movement is continuing to try to change the way we look at acne and has empowered those with the condition to no longer hide behind a mask of heavy makeup. I spoke with two influencers on their stories and why they’ve taken it upon themselves to say acne is all okay

This Was Meant To Be A Stop-Gap Job. Covid Might Mean It’s Forever

Some friends have secured their first industry jobs, despite the pandemic working on exciting projects with reputable companies. Meanwhile, I’m chained to my headset, stuck with the realisation this stop-gap job will likely become an ongoing fixture in a troubled economy

Supporting your teenager through acne

It’s not just teenagers that fight stubborn acne. Parents are at the brunt of their frustrations with limited expert support. Here, Jack Wynn speaks with two mothers about how they’ve supported their children through the fight, and what resources are available during the pandemic

Ethan’s theory

Jack Wynn talks to Ethan Powell about the powerful effects pottery has in the development of mental health Ceramics and pottery is more than just a hobby for Ethan and plans to make it his full-time career after university Pottery and its mindfulness qualities is something Ethan Powell, 25, strongly believes upholds a powerful connection. … Continue reading Ethan’s theory

Having acne is hard for anyone but as a gay man it’s so much worse

Two years ago, I got talking to a guy on a dating app. I was excited when he asked me for a drink and we got to the swanky restaurant, and sat down with our glasses of wine, only for him to point out the cluster of spots on my chin