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.
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 Freya Lauerson Art by Freya Lauerson
What is intimacy? Is it holding hands? Because I can think of far more cool things than some clammy struggle in the name of romance. Google offers no help, by defining intimacy with even more ambiguity: “a close familiarity or friendship” or “a cosy and private or relaxed atmosphere”.
Words by Elizabeth Narwastu Art by Griea Taylor
Self-care has become a trendy topic in the videos we watch, the articles we read and even in the conversations we have amongst our friends. From mastering the art of decluttering, to eating your vegetables or dedicating a day to being lazy, we all practise some sort of self-care to maximise our well-being. As human beings, we have to take care of ourselves, whether it’s for the mind or the body. We also need another form of ‘release.’
No matter where you are in the world, most individuals can relate to the feeling of having a defining characteristic that separates them from the supposed norm. … Mixed Race? Yes. Mixed Up? No.
To say the least, she made me fucking miserable. … She