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Mikaela Chia- Blog 5: Dear Future Intern…

Dear Future Intern, There are many things that I would love to share about my experience as an intern in India. These are things that I have tried writing about, things that I have dedicatedly tried to reflect on, things… Continue Reading →

Mikaela Chia – Blog 4: “Speak Up” and Asking “more”?

For every 100 000 people in India, there are 0.3 psychiatrists. That number is even lower when it comes to nurses (0.12), psychologists (0.07) and social workers (0.07); and even still, of the services available, only 12% of mental health… Continue Reading →

Mikaela Chia – Blog 3: From Here to There and Here Again: Contrasts, Intersections, and Gol Guppa

Confusion. Challenges. Happiness. Connection. Consuming culture. (Un)learning. Relearning. Humility. Confidence. Excitement. Exhaustion. Laughter (often at myself, or at our Google-translate mediated conversations). Silence. Dancing. Sitting. Frustration. Joy. It has been 4 months since I moved from the quaint city of… Continue Reading →

Mikaela Chia – Blog 2: “Becoming Free”: Learning, Unlearning, and Rethinking Myself

In starting to write this blog, I wasn’t really sure where to begin. In fact, I still don’t really know if this is where I should begin. Truthfully, since coming to Delhi, every bit of my stream of consciousness has… Continue Reading →

Mikaela Chia – Blog 1: On my way!

Hello there! Welcome to my first blog & podcast! My name is Mikaela Chia. I’ve just completed my fourth year in Biology & Psychology, with a minor in Statistics. My passion lies in people! I have a keen interest in… Continue Reading →

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