CULTURE, EMPOWERMENT, FOOD & NUTRITION

Don’t Yuck My Yum

Featured Illustration: Jam Draws If you are on TikTok or Instagram, I’m sure you’ve come across at least a dozen mouth-watering cooking videos and tutorials on your daily feed that make even the most daunting dishes seem achievable. I follow a lot of Asian food content creators on social media for inspiration on what to […]

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FEMINISM, HEALTH & WELLNESS, WOMEN'S HEALTH

The Irony of Menopause

Featured Illustration: Aishwarya Viswamitra My name is Aishwarya Viswamitra and I am a final year Master’s student studying lived experiences of menopause in India. Through qualitative interviews with menopausal and postmenopausal people, one of my study’s aims is to study social structures that play a role in an Indian woman’s menopause. One woman’s narrative of […]

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LIFE, MENTAL HEALTH, OPINION

The Plight of an 18-year old in the Pandemic

Featured Illustration: ‘Lights On’ by Ranganath Krishnamani With the fall blues now fully upon us, students have returned to the back-to-school groove. Yes, unlike previous years, I feel oddly stuck to the preceding one. A year, a milestone even, that disappeared without realization. Leaving high school without graduation, without yearbook signings, and without senior trips […]

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MENTAL HEALTH, POETRY & PROSE

My First Poem Was Titled ‘Futility’

Featured Image: Joe deSousa White caps of snow on the roof, pure and tranquil, and maybe I will, lay on this roof a little while longer to numb the continuous hunger of an eating binge that only serves to placate  the momentous desire to act preemptively   and seek an end Until snide words can no […]

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MENTAL HEALTH, POETRY & PROSE

I hope you find it

Featured Illustration: Batel Silverberg computer screens and business deals, overly friendly women in bright lipstick and men with glum faces and too much designer, selling you a lifestyle self-care won’t be found by listening to harsh motivational speeches that leave you depleted won’t be found in the bottom of your wallet buying things you don’t […]

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