General anxieties on life and the sorts have been at an all-time high too and last night, I thought about the first few times I made silly attempts at suicide. Continue reading My ‘Live’ Story
It has been a long time and a lot has happened, duh. But let’s not try to get too ambitious and call this a weekly practice, but a frequent practice of being thankful to what’s around me. Continue reading Week Thirty-Five: Giving Thanks
If you ask all the kids of my generation and maybe the ones before or after, they’ve all probably either contemplated suicide or even attempted at it. I mean, does writing ‘farewell notes’ before an attempt and then waking up the next morning only to realise that the attempt was not successful sounds familiar to you? Continue reading Let’s Talk about Suicide in Urban Areas
It started with being told that I had to cover my head from the airport to car park C. My arms too. I wore all black, for no particular reason but the dirt on my clothes will not be seen after a really long flight. I almost always pack a shawl, socks, cardigan and my statement pink batik wrap slash beach cloth so covering was not really big deal. Continue reading Afghanistan at First Sight
See I’m a closed up person. I’m not the book type where the more you get to read, the more I open up. In fact, I feel as though you are the wrong type of reader or you just don’t spend enough time in a library, you will be getting to read a different book. Actually, for every reader that gets the right book, every … Continue reading Let’s Talk about Personal Space
Oh hello to you too! I have a list of thankfuls for today because it seems like one of those days to be thankful for because it seems to be the only thing that makes sense just about now: Taking notes! A weird thing to be thankful for but the past few days have been really crazy and thanks to the 800 notes I have … Continue reading Week Thirty-Four: Giving Thanks
This week in Giving Thanks. Continue reading Week Thirty-Three: Giving Thanks
It’s a topic I’ve been wanting to speak on for a long time, but haven’t for the usual reasons, i.e.- procrastination and then for the more diplomatic reasons on whether we should speak about it at all. Because I mean after all, these sort of topics are saved for after marriage and I’m not married noh. If you do want to know more about sex … Continue reading Let’s (try to) Talk about Sex Education?