Hello! Rife Magazine ceased publishing new work in July 2022.

We've kept the magazine online as an archive and hope you'll still continue to enjoy all of its contributions from the last 8 years.

The Rife Team

Simran Kaur Takhi

Simran is an aspiring researcher with a desire to implement policy change and improve lives on a national scale. She is interested in the stories and lived experiences of those within stigmatised communities and you can check out her first published report here.

Outside of serious mode, she can be found immersed in a BBC drama or playing Sims for an unhealthy amount of time.

Riot grrrl and the joy of more diverse zines

Simran tells us why it's important to have zines by and for people of colour on your bedside table

On Being Kind: a quick guide to showing yourself compassion

Simran reflects on some ways she's learned to look after her mental health, and shares them with you

Conditions of Worth

Simran considers why her average grades affect her self-esteem so badly.