My Chronic Illness Ruined my Sense of Self-Worth

I’m trying to grasp the idea that my body isn’t betraying me, and instead it’s fighting as hard as it can every day, in the only ways it knows how.

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Eight of Cups: The Emotional Labour of Tarot Readings

I have this recurring nightmare where my tarot cards are destroyed. Some nights I see a stranger, their face cloaked in fog, tearing them in half. Some nights, rips appear on the cards without explanation.

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Learning To Love Myself At The Intersection of Mental Illness, Addiction & Beauty

My experience with addiction, while unique to me, is not an outlier among my community.

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The First Snowfall

There are copious amounts of articles and books on how to mourn people that you can touch, but what about those that you cannot?

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Reflecting on 2020

The Trick team reflects on the magazine’s journey through this whirlwind of a year, new beginnings and their hopes for 2021.

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Bless This Mess

“Being OK” isn’t a guarantee that you’ll never feel pain again. “Being OK” can be described in five words: “I am living through this.”

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‘Success is internal’: Bela Caxarias on finding her passion to create

Bela Caxarias, a 21-year-old graphic designer from Hamilton, started taking design seriously around two months ago. But it’s been a long journey coming to terms with her career goals.

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the cherry tree and the woman with the ulcer

As we came close to the tree we could see the outline of a woman.

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who i want to be vs. who i need to be

As a black woman, you become entrapped in this cycle of trying to be who you want to be and needing to be who others want you to be.

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