Category: Culture and Mental Health

  • Code Switching: How being “Other” leaves you Empty

    Code Switching: How being “Other” leaves you Empty

    We’ve heard that socialising is good for our health, but for POC and neurodivergents, socialising goes hand in hand with Code Switching – which harms our mental wellbeing.

  • Healing & Emotional Health: Best Reads This Week

    Healing & Emotional Health: Best Reads This Week

    Hack your brain for better creativity, the relationship between gut biome, alzhimers, dietry fats, and keto. The way we view leisure and happiness is making us less happy, and meditations apps recommendations based on why you’re not meditating

  • Self Growth vs Social Good, or Community vs Capitalism?

    I wrote a little while ago about how our self growth culture has the effect of keeping up apart and feeling never enough, and how that played out in my life. To the point where wellness culture on Instagram started to feel predatory for me. People who were saying I had everything I needed within […]

  • Healing & Emotional Wellness News Roundup

    Healing & Emotional Wellness News Roundup

    Signs on covid burnout; How to feel joy in a suffering world; How to mentally survive the next wave of crisis; Influencer diets are bad for the planet; Mantras for anyone healing from childhood trauma, The wise heart if radical acceptance (tara brach); and misinformation on facebook is there for a reason – it gets high engagement.

  • Healing & Emotional Wellness News Roundup

    Healing & Emotional Wellness News Roundup

    Signs on covid burnout; How to feel joy in a suffering world; How to mentally survive the next wave of crisis; Influencer diets are bad for the planet; Mantras for anyone healing from childhood trauma, The wise heart if radical acceptance (tara brach); and misinformation on facebook is there for a reason – it gets high engagement.

  • Mindsets That Keep us Apart

    Mindsets That Keep us Apart

    Many mindsets for success have a sinister side effect: they’re designed to keep us apart. Here’s how even a growth mindset paired with common productivity advice can negatively impact your mental health .

  • Mindsets That Keep us Apart

    Mindsets That Keep us Apart

    Many mindsets for success have a sinister side effect: they’re designed to keep us apart. Here’s how even a growth mindset paired with common productivity advice can negatively impact your mental health .

  • Design Inequality- Effects on Users on Social Media Platforms

    Design Inequality- Effects on Users on Social Media Platforms

    Equality – not elitism- is the “killer feature” social media platforms overlook while they battle for our attention. Here’s how design inequality negatively affects our engagement and society.

  • Why Growing an Audience is Hard

    Why Growing an Audience is Hard

    Real, talk? This post is mostly because I see people on Twitter humblebragging about their subscriber numbers. I’m happy for them, but I sometimes feel it’s not a level playing field to grow. Here’s why I think it’s tough for some of us.

  • The Mental Load of a New Diagnosis

    The Mental Load of a New Diagnosis

    Well intentioned comments can add unbearable burden for those newly diagnosed with a chronic illness. Here’s what they’re dealing with but don’t know how to express yet.