Writing samples

Europe Still Struggles to Talk About Racism

…And its Colonial Past. Originally published on Illumination and Euro Babble. As we have seen, the U.S.-born Black Lives Matter movement has had a ripple effect all the way over here in Europe. The thing is, we often regard Europe – the EU Member States especially, as a head and shoulder above the rest (oh, the irony) when […]

It Turns Out Even Depression is Sexist

How your gender can affect your mental health. Originally published in Invisible Illness. Although stereotypically, the arts of self-reflection and introspection come more easily to women than men — being considered the more emotionally attuned of the sexes — as a general rule, they also have a harder time with obsessive overthinking and rumination. This […]