5 Enchanting, yet culturally-relevant books

Do you love Aladdin but don’t love the cultural homogenization? In light of the live-action adaptation of Aladdin, here are 5 compelling books that have influences from One Thousand and One Nights and/or Persian culture and written by authors with culturally-relevant backgrounds. 1.One Thousand One Nights retold by Hanan Al-Shaykh I’ve always been interested in One Thousand One Nights andContinue reading “5 Enchanting, yet culturally-relevant books”

Post-Grad Month 1: A month of change

It’s been a little over a month since I graduated from Mills, and I wasn’t ready for the big adjustment. I don’t think anyone can be ready for it. I especially wasn’t ready to blog about it. Right now, it just feels like summer vacation and that I’ll go back to school in August. AndContinue reading “Post-Grad Month 1: A month of change”

5 Post-undergrad lessons

1.Take care of your body & mind first: you might want to jump into your goals head-first, but it’s okay to take time for yourself and listen to your needs. Make sure to give yourself some grace; sometimes you don’t want to do anything productive and that’s okay 2.Reconnect with friends: you could be feeling a senseContinue reading “5 Post-undergrad lessons”