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Falling in Limerence
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Falling in Limerence

Have you ever felt lovesick? A desire so strong for someone that thoughts of them take up every waking moment of your day? Welcome to the world of limerence. We explore the complexities of love and limerence, life as a “limerent” and how to form healthy relationships.

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Why are we obsessed with having it all?

Dubbed generation burnout, millennials are shackled to the notion that no matter what we achieve, it’s never enough. But when you try to “have it all”, you miss the enjoyment of having just what’s important.

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What’s in a mood?

Your mood is not informed by which side of the bed you get out of, but by a chain reaction of triggers, emotional response and negative self-talk. Understanding this domino effect will allow you to take ownership of your bad moods and turn them into your best life.

Going home: A short story from one WILD Words Competition Winner
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Going home

The WILD Words Competition winner for fiction, Sarah MacDonald, explores nostalgia, memory and a sense of home in her short story Going Home.

The toxic effect of the “model minority”
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The toxic effect of the “model minority”

The model minority stereotype characterises Asian Australians as smart, hard-working and compliant, but living this myth is far from rewarding. WILD Words Writing Competition winner, Aleczander Gamboa, unpacks the harmful narrative.