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When Your Brain Betrays You: My Battle with Chronic Depression in College

Her battle with chronic depression have cost her a few academic years, it was by no means a death sentence, as she eventually managed to get well again.

by Nia Muhibati March 3, 2021
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How the Pandemic Improves My Relationship with the Mirror and Myself

Being constantly compared to her sisters gave her a severe body image issue, but the pandemic has forced her to look at and, in turn, love her own reflection in the mirror.

by Livia Kriwangko March 2, 2021
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Quarantine Bragging or a Cry for Help?

Quarantine bragging in the time of COVID-19 pandemic may just be a cry for help for those experiencing loneliness and insecurities.

by Sebastian Partogi March 2, 2021
Overcoming My Obsession with Self-Improvement

When does your obsession with self-improvement and positivity become too much and even toxic?

by Natasya Fila Rais February 26, 2021
Someday We Will Get Better

Forced to confront his past, he wonders whether his silence over his sexual abuse all this time has led to disastrous results to others.

by Tasya Taranusyura February 26, 2021
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Colorism is Real and It Must Stop

Colorism may seem trivial, but in reality, it is harmful and systematic. It’s time to change the way we value skin color.

by Nia Muhibati February 25, 2021
How I Embrace Chaos and Let Go of the Illusion of Perfection

Your wounds and flaws can actually be a gate through which you give and receive love.

by Sebastian Partogi February 11, 2021
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Grieving in the Time of Pandemic: Watching My Ailing Mom from Overseas

Watching her mom’s condition deteriorates through video calls from overseas, she is weighed by the heaviness and helplessness of grief in the time of pandemic.

by Tita Alissa Bach February 11, 2021
Gender Perspective Crucial But Absence in Counter-Terrorism Approach

Women’s role have increased in radical and terror groups, but government policies to address this remain gender-blind.

by Wulan Kusuma Wardhani, Reporter January 27, 2021
I Hated Being a Woman, Until I Found Feminism

For most of her childhood and teenage years, she hated being a woman and wished she were a man, until she discovered feminism through Magdalene.

by Evania Raissa January 26, 2021