Hey guys! I know what you're thinking, where on earth have I been? I don't think I have much of an excuse, to be honest. These last couple of months, I guess I lost some of my interest in blogging as well as personal matters and studying. I didn't really know what to write about … Continue reading Where Have I Been?
It took me years before I finally realised what I love doing and what I'm good at. As a child, I firmly knew that I loved arts and crafts. I used to spend a lot of time trying to be creative and while my Mum encouraged it, school ultimately won over my time. Once I … Continue reading Finding Your Passion
Honestly, adolescence is an enormous wake-up call to reality. I'll use my experience as an example. Growth and transition to adulthood are not just the change in physical appearance, our minds shift drastically. Those eyes that only cared about looking at butterflies in the garden became fixated on the cellulite hanging off my torso. Then … Continue reading Being Comfortable With Myself – Appearances + “Body Positivity”
So I've been working really hard recently (college, exams etc.) and I felt that while it's good to do so, it's also important to take care of your wellbeing. Our mental health is just as important as getting those grades if not more. So today, I'll be showing you how to boost your happiness and … Continue reading 10 Ways To Boost Your Happiness 🙂
the future is equal. it will not be an imbalance of matriarchy or patriarchy. but rather a joy in celebrating the very existence of ourselves as humans. there is not much difference for the same scarlet blood flows through all of us. - Ashika I often see or hear the phrase "The future is female." … Continue reading The Future Is Equal: Poetry & Thoughts
The boy had his mind tortured and his body besieged "But others will create a mockery of me" He will not be clothed, fed or given a roof to find solace "I'm expected to be flawless" The boy cannot ponder a second's thought of another "I'll become a caricature or monster" Because he's a boy … Continue reading Misandry: Poetry & Thoughts
Being brought up in two cultures is a blessing. The door to opportunity, ambition and reality is open. Take what you like to add to your identity. But nothing should define you other than yourself. - Ashika I'm British-Indian. I'm ethnically Indian and migrated to the UK when I was a clueless 2-year-old with my … Continue reading A Tale of Two Cultures: Poetry & Thoughts