It’s OK to break

Sometimes it feels as if I live in two different worlds; one where mental illness is stigmatised and hidden away from the world, where no one wants to admit their imperfections and struggles, and another where burnout, depression and anxiety are almost seen as a badge...

More for International Women’s Day 

International Women’s Day is not a date I’m usually aware of. This is not because I don’t care to celebrate the women in my life, or even take a moment to mark my own achievements, but because in my experience nothing has ever seemed to change on...

A new–better–normal

This statement from American Anthropologist Editor-in-Chief opened the December 2021 journal issue and cut right to the heart of a bubbling frustration that has been rising in me for the past few months, or years–I am not sure how long anymore, my sense of time...

The (Ongoing) Facebook Reckoning

Nothing gives me more heart and stomach cringe than the question of whether to stay on Facebook or not. It is constant self-gaslighting. Since the Facebook Papers were released by the brave whistle blower Frances Haugen, I have struggled daily in real ways. Parsing...

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