Mental Health

What It's Like To Be A Writer With People Of Color Syndrome

#PublishingPaidMe: What It’s Like To Be A Writer With People Of Color Syndrome

I am a brown girl with a Muslim name. And these two visibly obvious identities have cost me serious opportunities as a freelance writer. I am othered and dismissed for these perfectly invalid reasons. I am not offered fair pay or room for negotiation and my pitches are rejected only to show up as pieces …

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depression and adhd

Depression And ADHD

I’m a lazy lump That’s what I’m told Always been easily distracted Now it’s only getting worse Blame it on your depression That’s what the doctor said But my attention span’s gotten so poor And impulsivity’s at an all-time high I had to get checked for ADHD The test results came back positive Finally, the …

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imposter syndrome the middle finger project

There’s Finally A Cure For Imposter Syndrome: The Middle Finger Project

Let’s cut to the chase, ladies: all of us have felt like an imposter at some point in our lives. It seems to be like one of those nasty yeast infections because it keeps coming back, right? If like me, you too are tired of putting up with ‘impostership’, meet Ash Ambirge. For the uninitiated …

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