If you are pissed off about something, we want to know about it.
What Not To Say To Those Who Are Venting
Being a soundboard can be a good thing. However, when your friend is in the middle of a serious venting session it really is important to be mindful of what you will say in response. Here are some tips on what not to say to people who are venting and some suggestions on how to respond. What Pisses Me Off: What Not To Say To Those Who Are Venting Have you ever felt so much frustration
Colourism & The Crown: How Our Own Shadist Mentality Gives Us No Right To Criticize The Royal Family
We were all left aghast by the charges of colourism that has been levied at the Royal Family but we should not ignore our own shadist mentality that has been embedded in our South Asian culture for generations. What Pisses Me Off: Colourism & The Crown — How Our Own Shadist Mentality Gives Us No Right To Criticize The Royal Family
What Pisses Me Off: We Need To Stop Appropriating Black Culture
We continue our holiday series: Our #ICYMI Stories Of 2020. In light of Black Lives Matter, we take a closer look at ourselves and how we view Black culture. It has always been under my skin. I've seen it for years. And I keep asking myself this one question: why do Desis love to appropriate Black culture? WHAT PISSES ME OFF: WE NEED TO STOP APPROPRIATING BLACK CULTURE
What Pisses Me Off: People Who Love To Stir The Pot
I love a good culinary experience but when I say “stir the pot” I’m not taking about mixing your favourite stove-top dish; I’m referring to people who love to cook up drama. What Pisses Me Off: People Who Love To Stir The Pot Unfortunately, most of us know a few “chefs,” who just love instigating problems, arguments, spreading rumours, gossip and/or more. These “pot-sti
What Pisses Me Off! People Who Look Down On Renting
We come from a culture where buying real estate in the form of your first home is expected at some point in life. However not everyone's circumstances allow it and to be honest whether I'm renting or own my home, it shouldn't be up for debate. What ...
What Pisses Me Off! Netflix's Reality Series "Indian Matchmaking" Shows That Shadism & Classism Is Alive & Well In 2020
I checked out the new Netflix show Indian Matchmaking realized that when it came to hoping for more diversity, representation and seeing more of "me" onscreen, this show ain't it. Who was it really ...
What Pisses Me Off: Grieving The Loss Of My Dad During COVID-19
COVID-19 has caused incalculable grief ... losing a beloved parent and not being able to partake in the regular rituals compounds it. Here is my my grieving journey and the lessons I've learned on to handle grieving during ...
What Pisses Me Off: People Who Post Their Feelings And Don't Face Them
The long-winded status updates and emotional outbursts on social media can sometimes feel excessive, am I right? Don’t get me wrong, I fully support a healthy expression of thoughts and social media can be one of the great ways to seek support and connect with others. Sure, being in self-isola ...
COVID-19: What Pisses Me Off — People Who Don't #StayHome
I do make conscious efforts to live a mindful life which to me means living with purpose, being present and practicing non-judgment (as much as possible). Being mindful however does not mean I don’t get mad. So, what’s pushing my patience into a bubbling impatience these days? In this global ...
What Pisses Me Off: Spending Too Much On Designer Clothes
Now that we are staying home a lot more than before, online shopping is a great way to try to keep some normalcy in our world. But when a distraction is needed, there's that risk of getting completely lost in the virtual world of beautiful designer pieces. What's wrong with a little ray of sunsh ...
What Pisses Me Off: Why Is Healthy Food So Expensive?!
What Pisses Me Off: Why Is healthy food so expensive? Eating healthy makes sense. However when you're working endlessly to pay the bills and put food on the table, sometimes the price of eating healthy can really add up. What Pisses Me Off: ...
What Pisses Me Off: People Who Constantly Compete!
Do you have that person in your life that has that undeniable competitive streak? Sometimes it's healthy to have that drive but when it's about pretty much everything it can be a bit much. What Pisses Me Off: People Who Constantly Compete! ...
What Pisses Me Off: People's Reactions To My Fear Of Dogs
There are dogs everywhere and that's okay. What's not okay however, are the reactions of people when they see that myself (as well as my mom) are absolutely fearful of dogs. We aren't trying to be rude. We are just scared. Really scared and it's time that people understand that. ...