Kim Bansi

Writer and content producer

United Kingdom

I've Learned More About Adenomyosis From Instagram Than My Doctor

"You do know you have adenomyosis, right?" said a doctor off-handedly to Aman Virdi, a 41-year-old in London, when she was having an internal ultrasound a few years ago. Although Aman had already been diagnosed with endometriosis, this comment came as a complete surprise.

I thought rom-coms weren't made for brown girls - Bridgerton has changed that

The moment I saw the character of Kate Sharma (played by Simone Ashley) in the season two Bridgerton trailer, I felt giddy with excitement but also a pang of sadness. I realised that - even though I am quite the rom-com connoisseur - at my grand old age of 28 I'd never seen a brown woman portrayed in such an obviously romantic manner.

Teen Breathe Magazine
Mind if we talk? Speaking to your family about mental health

‘A problem shared is a problem halved’, goes the saying, and in most cases it’s true. That doesn’t mean it will always be easy to reach out or that those who love you will immediately understand your concerns, especially when it comes to mental health, but there are ways to make that first all-important step a little easier – find out more in the latest issue of Teen Breathe.