I AM SICK OF DEBATING MY EXISTENCE

Times like this I'm truly happy to have friends who understand the impact of racism and are able to grasp that different intersections have different experience. My heart is warm seeing my South Asian friends promote Black Lives Matter and beging dialogue within their communitiies about why it is so important, however there is a … Continue reading I AM SICK OF DEBATING MY EXISTENCE

Self Isolation Thoughts

So this year has already been a pretty wild one, and that's me putting everything pretty lightly. I'm not a medical expert and as of a few days ago I've stopped being as up to date on the whole COVID-19 issue, as the moment it hit the UK it impacted my mental health in way … Continue reading Self Isolation Thoughts

What’s going to happen to this blog in 2020

Burnout hit me like a brick at the end of last year and on some level I knew this would happen. I knew writing a blog post every single day of last year would lead me to not writing for a long time, because even though the challenge was a way of bringing me back … Continue reading What’s going to happen to this blog in 2020

Why Do We Joke About The Office Creep? (364/365)

This is actually a question as I don't have an answer for this topic as it grosses me out to my inner core and I hate that I've witnessed how work culture allows pervesion and sexual harassment to become normalised and even joked about. If you're not aware of what I'm talking about, let me … Continue reading Why Do We Joke About The Office Creep? (364/365)

Sometimes We Need Take A Break From Keeping Up With Politics (363/365)

As much as I'd love to be informed about domestic and world politics every single day, sometimes I need to take a break. The break is to sort of decompress from all of the horrific news and honestly it's also to keep my mental health in check because so many horrible things are happening every … Continue reading Sometimes We Need Take A Break From Keeping Up With Politics (363/365)

How To Identify Emotional Manipulation (362/365)

When it comes to manipulation we tend to think about the more obvious kinds, the types that we know straight away are bad like physical or pschological. The thing is, most people practice the art of emotional manipulation every single day and many aren't even aware of it, which is not only scary but also … Continue reading How To Identify Emotional Manipulation (362/365)

How We Police Our Culture And We Need To Stop This Shit (361/365)

If I had a pound for every time my Black or Somali card got revoked I would be a multi-millionnaire.. ok maybe that's an overreaction but it gets revoked on the daily. I gave up trying to practice my personality in a way that was complicit with the Black and Somali people around me years … Continue reading How We Police Our Culture And We Need To Stop This Shit (361/365)

Being Scared To Try New Things Can Be A Good Thing (358/365)

Sometimes when you want to try new things you're hit with a familiar feeling in your gut, the feeling of dred and fear and a lot of the time we interpret that as a bad thing when really it's not. Sometimes fear means that it's a new challenge and that you care. If you didn't … Continue reading Being Scared To Try New Things Can Be A Good Thing (358/365)

20 Things We’re Not Bringing Into 2020 (356/365)

We're keeping up the generic new years resolution theme to end this year of daily blogging because honestly I want to write about it, and it's a lot easier than accessing my brain and trying to bring out the smarter side of it. It has switched off for the year and I'm not sure how … Continue reading 20 Things We’re Not Bringing Into 2020 (356/365)

Sometimes Self Care Days Are Just Lazy Days (348/365)

As you might be able to tell the General Election results kind of hit me hard, it's not like I expected Labour to win, I just didn't expect the Conservatives to win by so much... I speak about racism a lot on this blog so I'm no stranger to the fact that it's alive and … Continue reading Sometimes Self Care Days Are Just Lazy Days (348/365)