Confessions

Confession: Why I Am Terrified About Being Jewish Today

For the first time in my life, I am afraid to be a Jew. To be seen as visibly Jewish, associated with my religion in any way. I meditated and reflected a fair bit before...

The One Piece Of Advice My Brother Needs To Hear

An old brother’s wisdom is usually rather questionable. We’re most helpful when it comes to buying booze or roughing up that bully bothering you. Basically, to varying extents, we’re all somewhat encoded with Bart...

Adulting: The Anxiety & Uncertainty Of Post-Graduation Life

I am struggling. I want to feel better. I’m tired of feeling weak and emotional. Yet, I’m oddly numb at the same time. I want to feel happy again - excited about life -...

You Are Where You Need To Be

I was so close to calling it quits. After just over a month of running this website, I felt ground up, chewed up, spit back, and – well, to put it poetically – like...

Happy Flipping Women’s History Month

Trigger Warning: Workplace Harassment, Abuse of Power, Privilege I recently found myself the unsuspecting target of someone’s ‘affection’. You know the kind where people end up sending you paragraphs upon paragraphs of text messages once...

So, Let’s Finally Talk

My mental health is so important to me, but a bitch to maintain. I find that happiness—being content with myself—is an exercise. An exercise of control. Control over how much I interfere with myself....

The Book That Changed My Life

My first panic attack hit me in a second-year university finance exam. The stress had been mounting for weeks. Carrying a part-time job, extracurriculars, as well as trying to maintain my dean’s list standing. Why? I...

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