Author, attorney, dachshund human. President of Dweebs Global.

This is my afterlife.

Me at seventeen years old. ©Isvari Maranwe.

Trigger Warning: the obvious. I was suicidal as young as twelve years old and this isn’t a light read.

Hi there. I am alive. And this is me. The real me. For all my honesty online, I have never shared this story. To date, my family and only two of…

I run a global organization with hundreds of volunteers and over 25 teams. This is how I literally save what’s left of my sanity and my life.

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I famously have no work-life balance. I run an international org that has hundreds of volunteers around the globe and over twenty-five teams from video editing to engineering to mental health. We have community outreach efforts launched in Nigeria, India, Philippines, the U.S., and Pakistan.

To just keep it all…

But we can prevent the world from going down with us.

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Gen Z is screwed. I wish it weren’t true. I’ve spent years practicing gratitude, excited to wake up alive each sunny day and deeply appreciative of little things, like the fact my smartphone has YouTube. The great kings of old got to hear Mozart performed twice a year. I get…

I finally figured out the reason.

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The truth is I’ve always been unlucky.

Growing up, I had few friends and was constantly bullied, even physically attacked. There was pressure to be perfect in everything. Keeping up with Tamilians is a lot harder than keeping up with the Joneses because there is no amount of anything ever…

Men converted gymnastics, a sport we all love watching for grace and flexibility, into a completely different sport. It’s time we did the same

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The Tokyo Olympics have been truly fascinating this year. And for those following along, it seems like there are two ways people identify every single competition: the sport and the gender. It’s women’s basketball and men’s gymnastics and women’s diving, never just water polo or running or the 100m butterfly…

Isvari

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