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A colorful reflection

One Day We'll All Be Dead and None of This Will Matter is a collection of essays written by Scaachi Koul, and by collection of essays, I mean gems crafted to shine some light in the world. Scaachi’s essays range on topics from dreadful weddings, less than relaxing vacations, the middle school anxiety we have… Continue reading A colorful reflection

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Books for Asian and Pacific American Heritage Month

May is Asian and Pacific American Heritage Month and I wanted to highlight a few of my favorite works by Asian-identified authors. This is not a comprehensive list and it’s just to get you started. Most of these authors are East Asian, but these are just the books I have enjoyed recently or exceptionally enjoyed.… Continue reading Books for Asian and Pacific American Heritage Month

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Well-Meaning White Folks

I love well-meaning white folks. Like the ones who tell me I’m articulate or who remind me quite often at how not racist they are. The ones who use that infamous quote from The Help. “You is kind. You is smart. And you is important.” I love a good story where black people’s main role… Continue reading Well-Meaning White Folks

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Book Review: Rich Bitch

I love how I just said I didn’t know how to write book reviews. Well, I tried again and here is my first real attempt. Go easy on me! In Rich Bitch: A Simple 12-Step Plan for Getting Your Financial Life Together...Finally, Nicole Lapintalks all things money and women. She breaks everything women need to… Continue reading Book Review: Rich Bitch

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Books about Mothers

I know we’re all in quarantine and it’s difficult to remember what day of the week it is, but this is a reminder that Mother’s Day is around the corner. I always feel sentimental about my own mother (doesn’t even have to be on or around Mother’s Day) when I read books about relationships with… Continue reading Books about Mothers

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Who Is Allowed To Experience Trauma?

An important conversation happening more prominently today is the one about mental health and May is Mental Health Awareness Month. It’s no longer a belief of a divide between the crazy people and the normal people. I wonder how different the world would be if so many hurt people treated their mental health as well… Continue reading Who Is Allowed To Experience Trauma?

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Battle: Crazy Rich Asians

Crazy, Rich Asians was so good! I thoroughly enjoyed both the book (well, the first one at least) and the movie. But this is a battle and there can only be one person to make it out alive, well at least one winner. For those who haven’t dabbled in the world of these rich Asians,… Continue reading Battle: Crazy Rich Asians