I don’t want to dye my hair. I don’t want to constantly chase a root to ensure that people I don’t know, don’t think I’m getting old. It’s absolutely pointless. Ridiculous! The defiance inside me grew steadily from that first strand of grey hair. Strong and true, it grew and multiplied. And here I am at 39 years old with more grey hair than dark.
Tag: Mental Health
The Radical Act of Protective Self-Care
When we are attuned to our environment from a place of safety and choice our vibrations go up, the cells in our bodies are flooded with restorative and soothing chemicals, and we release and metabolise toxic stress.
How to Write in a Year of Loss: A Personal Essay
The first loss is the world’s. The second is your own.
Balancing Our Mental Health and Our Writing with Zebib K. Abraham – 10th July 2021
This workshop will explore the intersection of our mental health and our writing practices.
How Classical Persian Poetry Can Lift Us Through Life’s Difficulties
The most famous Persian poets (Rumi, Hafiz, Ferdowsi) were writing just under a thousand years ago. Why are they needed more than ever?