How I Overcame The Emotional Scars of Acne

How I Overcame The Emotional Scars of Acne

I grew up on magazines. As a child I devoured Girl Talk and Shout before graduating to Girlfriend and Dolly when I moved to New Zealand. The ultimate height of sophistication, of course, was Cosmopolitan. My friends and I devoured the articles during lunch break at high school, and I would walk between classes with the latest issue prominently displayed under my arm. But you know what they didn’t teach us within those glossy pages? Adult acne is a thing. And it really, really sucks.

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5 Things I Struggled With When I Moved To A New Country (And 5 Things That Surprised Me!)

5 Things I Struggled With When I Moved To A New Country (And 5 Things That Surprised Me!)

Moving across the world is both thrilling and terrifying all at once. I naively assumed that starting a new life in another country would be one big adventure. And honestly, it is... most of the time. On the good days, I'm full of gratitude for the amazing experiences that I've gained since stepping off that plane. But on the bad days, I'm curled in a ball weeping at the memory of home.

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