Kimia Etemadi

English teacher, writer, translator and dreamer

A British-Iranian Jewish woman living in Manchester, England, Kimia is a language enthusiast who can get around in 11 languages. A cancer survivor, OCD and anxiety sufferer, crazy cat lady, and vegetarian, Kimia has recently finished her second Master's degree. She is bisexual, a feminist and human/animal rights activist, and a Mensan. She loves reading, travelling, world music and cinema, and dancing.
Remember That You Are Probably Not 100% Any Single

Remember That You Are Probably Not 100% Any Single Ethnicity

Whether you hate foreigners or not, doesn't mean that your ancestors didn't travel around and reproduce with people from other ethnicities, and thus your ancestors themselves were at one point immigrants too, and you are a mix of many heritages. Rather than looking at this fact with fear, it should be recognised as what it really is: a beautiful thing.
16/11/2016 16:39 GMT
My Mental Illness Is Not A

My Mental Illness Is Not A Joke

Would anyone make jumpers mocking, as one consumer pointed out, physical illnesses such as cancer? Or would anyone make jumpers mocking other, 'more serious' mental health illnesses such as schizophrenia or anorexia? The fact is, no one illness is more serious than another in itself, and Obsessive Compulsive Disorder can be just as deadly as any other mental or physical illness. Let me tell you why.
20/10/2016 13:24 BST