Morwenna Jones


Morwenna is a freelance journalist in her final year of study at the University of Cambridge. She contributes to several UK newspapers, including 'The Independent', 'The Observer', and 'The Mail on Sunday' on a variety of subjects, particularly mental health and student life

What It Was Like To Date A Bully And Lose My Confident Sense Of Self

By Morwenna Jones
"You're a f*cking idiot," my date said to me, just loudly enough for other people in the bar to turn around and stare at us. "Really, you're f*cking stupid." He then looked at his phone, said he had a last-minute emergency client meeting (it was…

Please Don't Call Me Brave: How Writing About My Mental Illness Helped Me Recover

By Morwenna Jones
I wince as I read the latest message in my “other” inbox on Facebook. It’s from a girl in Canada, and it reads, “Thank you for sharing your story. You’re an inspiration.” Since writing about how I battled bulimia and mental illness as a student…

8 Ways Staying Friends With An Ex Is Unhealthy For Both Parties

By Morwenna Jones
We’ve all been there: the awkward moment at the end of a relationship when you’re no longer in love with your significant other, but for one reason or another, you can’t imagine your life without him or her. Maybe you’ve been together so long, your…

How Dove's New Campaign Is Achieving Exactly What It's Intended For

By Morwenna Jones
Emotions are important. They teach us to avoid making mistakes and to pursue the things we love and enjoy. They determine the direction of our lives. The power our emotions have over us also means that in our current world of hashtags and social…

Why We Have To Admit That It's Okay To Not Be Mentally Okay

By Morwenna Jones
My first two years at the University of Cambridge were not fun. Perhaps that's selfish to say. After all, I was at a world-renowned university, studying a subject I love and earning an education many young people would kill to have. So, why wasn’t I…

There Has To Be Something More: Is Getting A Job The Sole Purpose Of College?

By Morwenna Jones
James Gray is 19 years old. He comes from a family of financiers, and when he graduates, he wants to join the world of stocks, shares and bonds like his father and grandfather before him. For that very reason, he is studying for a BA in accounting…