Haji Mohamed Dawjee

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Haji Mohamed Dawjee is a South African columnist, disruptor of the peace and the author of 'Sorry, Not Sorry: Experiences of a brown woman in a white South Africa'. Follow her on Twitter: @sage_of_absurd

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HAJI MOHAMED DAWJEE: The thrill of twill: say yes to the chino

Say yes to the chino, and say yes to you! Even if you have to go to the men’s section to get them. Try a couple of pairs on, tell people to piss off when they look at you and say “you know these are for men right?” and find your new best friend.

HAJI MOHAMED DAWJEE: We’re miserable but let’s moderate it and make time for joy

Not all things that eventually manifest in joy are pleasurable in the moment. For example, going to the gym or going to a hard therapy session doesn’t fill many people with pleasant emotions. But making a voluntary effort to do these things regardless of how painful, time-consuming and unlikable they are, is all part of seeking enjoyment.

HAJI MOHAMED DAWJEE: The shrinkflation phenomenon

Shrinkflation is the phenomenon of reducing the size or quantity of a product instead of increasing the price and the trend continues to grow while the quantity of what you purchase vs. what you pay for it does not.