I remember my dad pulling me aside at a family gathering to a plethora of Jordanian food including mansaf, kanafeh and tabbouleh. As every other one of my 40 cousins piled food onto their plates, I stuck with the chicken tenders placed on the table almost entirely because of me.
Last week, my social media timelines were blown up with callout posts of popular YouTuber Ricegum’s disgusting actions. After looking further into it, outrageous would be an understatement on how I feel about his travel vlog that took place in my beloved hometown, Hong Kong.
Mental illness is something hardly talked about in our country. Though mental illnesses like depression, anxiety, and bipolar disorder are extremely common and are extremely pressing issues, for some reason, discussion of them always seems to get swept under the rug.