On Being a Non-Bilingual Brown Person

"You can't understand Punjabi?!" Rishma* said, mouth open in a grin stuck on pause that evolved into rolling laughter of disbelief. "No," I smiled, clenching my fists that lulled by my sides to prevent them from instinctively floating up and punching her in the jaw. It was a question I had to confront more and … Continue reading On Being a Non-Bilingual Brown Person

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Exercise saved my mental health

I have suffered with mental health issues for as long as I can remember. Even in primary school, I just found life too overwhelming. What I didn’t consider though was that my diet and lifestyle didn’t help - I bunked every P.E class and I lived on fried chicken, ramen noodles, frozen food and concentrated … Continue reading Exercise saved my mental health