[Guest Post] Bharat Krishnan: Stories of Heroism and Fortitude

When I first started this blog, I never imagined that it would allow me to get to know so many awesome bookish people — so just picture my excitement when I realized I could work with said awesome people! 

Today I’m delighted to be sharing a guest post from Bharat Krishnan, explaining the inspiration behind his upcoming Hindu mythology collection Love, Pride, Virtue, and Fate and why stories matter.

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Mental Health Awareness: 100 Word Rants

Studies have shown that venting can be cathartic (I just got out of classes for the summer so forgive me if I don’t find and cite sources for this); my high school newspaper used to do a feature where we could write up 100-word “rants” on any topic, which I always thought was both fun and really interesting … so I decided to recreate it.

As you might know, May is Mental Health (Awareness) Month. It’s a topic that’s very close to my heart and one I wanted to pay tribute to. We live in a high-speed, high-stress world, so I figured there would be plenty of material for this post. But different people have different values and different frustrations, so I wanted to get a variety of opinions. Over on Twitter I asked y’all to send in rants on any topic. 

And without further ado, I am so excited to bring you the first and hopefully not last 100 word rants post!

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