personal essay: the menstrual body is a microcosm of the macrocosm.

By Jumana Khan

I’ve got the whole universe inside of me, collapsed into this 5’2 body of mine. I close my eyes and envision a seismic shift that folds the skies, the underground and the Earth neatly inside my pelvic bowl.

This cosmic origami unfolds, stretching until the stars fill my lungs and the underground nestles between my legs. As I explore this unfolding universe inside me, it organises itself into an axis for me to turn upon, waxing and waning like the moon.

Change is inherent to me; it’s...

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how journaling stirs up the information we need.

By journl.'s Daisy Moore

I’ve had the pleasure of coaching and teaching journaling to hundreds of people. I hold certifications as a life coach, a post graduate diploma in psychotherapy and I’m an accredited mindfulness facilitator and a Yoga teacher, but my true expertise lies in understanding myself — just as yours lies in understanding yourself.

You know what’s best for you and this is what makes journaling such a powerful self healing tool. And the best part? It's free.

When my mum passed...

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