VOTING 101

VOTING 101

While voting is considered a citizen’s right, one glance at history reveals that the right to vote could even be considered a privilege. Until the ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment in 1920, women weren’t able to exercise their right to vote. Suffragettes fought for decades, so that themselves and all women after them were granted [...]

THE TOXIC RELATIONSHIP TALK YOU WISH YOU HAD – Ending something once beautiful

THE TOXIC RELATIONSHIP TALK YOU WISH YOU HAD – Ending something once beautiful

This is a transcription of my podcast episode on ANDWHY. Media about toxic relationships. If you want to hear the episode instead, click here. This article today is taken from ANDWHY. Media's podcast. I felt that this episode was valuable enough for me to repost on this blog. I hope this helps you on your [...]

THE PERCEPTION OF MENTAL HEALTH IN THE ASIAN COMMUNITY

THE PERCEPTION OF MENTAL HEALTH IN THE ASIAN COMMUNITY

As an Asian American, mental health was rarely touched upon in my household. It seemed like a silly issue to stress over, considering my family’s near-death experiences as refugees. I was expected to accept and move on from mental obstacles with ease.  I remember how shocked I felt hearing about one of my relatives battling [...]