Words by James WF Roberts Photography by Navarre Fenwick
Let’s get it out of the way now, the meaning of life sadly is not 42. Well, it very well might be, but how do we prescribe any sort of meaning in what can seem like a meaningless existence?
Words by Emily Burkhardt Art by Ty Foley
Crying is one of the most controversial bodily functions. We can all agree that everyone digests and poops without too much opposition but crying seems to be a little on the nose for some. It’s just liquid coming out of your eyes, but there seems to be this orbit of emotional stigma around crying that can get in the way of just getting it all out.
Words by Nikee Gamage Art by Emily McIntosh
Gratitude derives from the Latin word gratia, meaning grace and graciousness and refers to a strong feeling of appreciation to someone or something that has helped us in some way. The 21st century is fast-paced, technology improves at an accelerated rate, pop culture changes every hour, and new ideas are constantly tried and tested. Such a whirlwind society is a far cry from the simple, modest lifestyles of previous eras to such a degree that many of us have forgotten the importance of gratitude.
Words by Caitlin Johnston Art by Bingyu Zhou
Self-love doesn’t always mean bubble-baths, clean eating and face masks. Self-love is simply a form of self-improvement, which at times can be uncomfortable. I’ve got four pieces of advice shared by fellow Monash students on the messy side of self-love.
Words by Kate Bowman Art by Mei Kingwell
It’s easy to feel too small to make a difference. But in reality, it’s the conscious efforts of normal people caring that can make big changes. I asked four people two simple questions, “what are you doing to make a change and what drives you to do so?”.