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The Arinality

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The Arinality - 17-05-2022 - E64 - Crystal's Story( 0:26:56)       
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On the sixty-forth episode, Arina talks to her friend Crystal Tawhai about her PhD in female Māori leadership, her journey with her cultural identity and how she takes care of her mental health by mind-dumping. *Marae (Tribal Meeting Place), Koro (grandfather), Hāpu (subtribe), Māori (indigenous people of NZ), Te Ao Māori (the Māori worldview), Whānau (family, Whakapapa (descent). This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 17/05/2022 9:00:00 a.m.
The Arinality - 10-05-2022 - E63 - Hay's Story( 0:30:20)       
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On the sixty-third episode, Arina chats to Hay Mar about being a doctor, living in New Zealand as a Burmese, the situation in Myanmar and her passion for shopping. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 10/05/2022 9:00:00 a.m.
The Arinality - 03-05-2022 - E62 - Stephanie's Story( 0:30:39)       
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On the sixity-second episode, Arina chats with her West Papuan friend Stephanie Dike about her cultural reasons for studying Nutrition, growing up bicultural and how she takes care of her wellbeing. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 3/05/2022 9:00:00 a.m.
The Arinality - 26-04-2022 - E61 - Rose's Story( 0:28:30)       
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On the sixty-first episode, Arina chats to Rose Abdul Aziz about being a Malaysian-born Iraqi-Kurdish in New Zealand, her passions for social impact including her role in the Otago Disabled Students Association, stigmas of disabled people and how she manages her wellbeing. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 26/04/2022 9:00:00 a.m.
The Arinality - 19-04-2022 - E60 - Darshini's Story( 0:30:6)       
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On the sixtieth episode, Arina talks to Darshini Jayakumar about growing up Malaysian Indian in New Zealand, changing study courses, and being proud of your roots. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 19/04/2022 9:00:00 a.m.
The Arinality - 12-04-2022 - E59 - Keran's Story( 0:26:24)       
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On the fifty-ninth episode, Arina talks to Keran Li from China her study research on how overseas Chinese use music to shape their cultural identity in New Zealand. Keran opens up about her journey playing the Chinese instrument yangqin (dulcimer) and feelings of belonging. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 12/04/2022 9:00:00 a.m.
The Arinality - 05-04-2022 - E58 - Sungkyong's Story( 0:29:45)       
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On the fifty-eighth episode, Arina chats with Lee Sungkyong, her former Korean Class teacher and PhD student about growing up in New Zealand as a Korean and weight lifting as a sport that empowers all bodies. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 5/04/2022 9:00:00 a.m.
The Arinality - 29-03-2022 - E57 - Shahad's Story( 0:29:7)       
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On the fifty-seventh episode, Arina chats to Shahad Alismaily, a dentistry student from Oman about her belonging to her homogeneous Muslim and Arab culture, seeking help for your mental health and taking breaks when you are busy. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 29/03/2022 9:00:00 a.m.
The Arinality - 22-03-2022 - E56 - Arina Reflects on Perfectionism( 0:27:51)       
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On the fifty-sixth episode, Arina shares about her perfectionistic traits, defining perfectionism and not being afraid to go to therapy. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 22/03/2022 9:00:00 a.m.
The Arinality - 15-03-2022 - E55 - Arina Reflects on Her Hijab( 0:28:4)       
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On the fifty-fifth episode, Arina reflects on her hijab story with references to #JusticeForHuda and 3 years after the Christchurch Mosque Attacks. She answered questions her non-Muslim friends have about her hijab. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 15/03/2022 9:00:00 a.m.
The Arinality - 08-03-2022 - E54 - Saskia's Story( 0:25:57)       
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On the fifty-forth episode, Arina chats with Saskia Seeling, a meditation and breath teacher, life coach, and retreat facilitator about being German and travelling to New Zealand. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 9/03/2022 12:00:00 p.m.
The Arinality - 01-03-2022 - E53 - Kyra's Story( 0:28:23)       
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On the fifty-third episode, Arina chats to her friend Kyra who is a final semester student in Politics, Philosophy and Economics about her feelings of belonging in this world as a Malay-Thai-Chinese-Pakistani. Kyra also talks about her passion for women's rights as the NZISA's National Women's Officer and some systemic patriarchal issues in Malaysia like child marriage. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 1/03/2022 9:00:00 a.m.
The Arinality - 22-02-2022 - E52 - Levy's Story( 0:26:43)       
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On the fifty-second episode, Arina chats to Levy Jones, a Dental Technician in Christchurch. Levy opens up about relearning her Māori culture and the importance of taking time for self-care. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 22/02/2022 9:00:00 a.m.
The Arinality - 15-02-2022 - E51 - Violina's Story( 0:27:34)       
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On the fifty-first episode, Arina chats with Indonesian Dentistry student Violina Gunawan about her passion for film photography and why she can't explain her cultural identity. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 15/02/2022 9:00:00 a.m.
The Arinality - 08-02-2022 - E50 - Jenny's Story( 0:26:40)       
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On the fiftieth episode, Arina talks to NZ-born Vietnamese Jenny Nguyen about growing up in South Auckland, acts of service as an Asian New Zealander and her passion for nails. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 8/02/2022 9:00:00 a.m.
The Arinality - 01-02-2022 - E49 - Mila's Story( 0:25:18)       
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On the forty-ninth episode, Arina talks to Kamila Korokhova from Russia, about her view of culture since being an international student in Wellington. Mila also shared about her mental health struggles and journey to accepting her bisexuality. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 1/02/2022 9:00:00 a.m.
The Arinality - 25-01-2022 - E48 - Aleeya's Story( 0:27:5)       
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On the forty-eighth episode, Arina chats with her friend Aleeya who calls herself "strongly Malaysian". Aleeya loves expressing her Malaysian culture through her paintings and is a student at University of Canterbury in Fine Arts.This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 25/01/2022 9:00:00 a.m.
The Arinality - 18-01-2022 - E47 - Justine's Story( 0:26:43)       
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On the forty-seventh episode, Arina chats with Justine Chutrau, a chef from Argentina about her culture, living in New Zealand and Korean culture studies. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 18/01/2022 9:00:00 a.m.
The Arinality - 21-12-2021 - E46 - Arina Reflects on Ending 2021( 0:21:37)       
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On the forty-sixth episode, Arina reflects on four things she learnt this year which shows personal and professional growth. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 21/12/2021 9:00:00 a.m.
The Arinality - 14-12-2021 - E45 - Arina Reflects on Physical Insecurities( 0:25:54)       
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On the forty-fifth episode, Arina reflects on the comments people made on her freckles when she was growing up. She talks about how our physical insecurities are created by society's current view on what is trendy and beautiful. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 14/12/2021 9:00:00 a.m.
The Arinality - 07-12-2021 - E44 - Arina Reflects on Accepting Uncertainty( 0:24:37)       
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On the forty-forth episode, Arina reflects on living with uncertainty after finding out her family in Malaysia have Covid. She shares some tips that help her to deal with uncertainty, including being gentle with herself and staying present. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 7/12/2021 9:00:00 a.m.
The Arinality - 30-11-2021 - E43 - Arina Reflects on Holiday Boundaries( 0:25:46)       
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On the forty-third episode, Arina talks about boundaries you should have over the holidays when you are spending time with family and friends. Arina also talks about struggles to have boundaries when there are cultural influences in a collectivistic household. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 30/11/2021 9:00:00 a.m.
The Arinality - 23-11-2021 - E42 - Arina Reflects on Sexist Pre-Marriage Course in Malaysia( 0:25:29)       
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On the forty-second episode, Arina shares her recent experience with a sexist and degrading pre-marriage course from Malaysia, that she attended via Zoom, which does not reflect Islamic values. She also shares how important it is to speak up when things are wrong. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 22/11/2021 4:00:00 p.m.
The Arinality - 16-11-2021 - E41 - Arina Reflects on Period and Productivity (Part 2)( 0:23:26)       
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On the forty-oneth episode, Arina continues her reflections on how the menstrual cycle affects productivity. She shares her definition of productivity and talks about cycle syncing and using the seasons (winter, spring, summer and autumn) to reflect the menstrual cycle. This is Part 2 of 2. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 16/11/2021 9:00:00 a.m.
The Arinality - 09-11-2021 - E40 - Arina Reflects on Period and Productivity (Part 1)( 0:25:50)       
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On the fortieth episode, Arina reflects on how the menstrual cycle affects productivity. She shares her definition of productivity and talks about cycle syncing and using the seasons (winter, spring, summer and autumn) to reflect the menstrual cycle. This is Part 1 of 2. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 9/11/2021 9:00:00 a.m.
The Arinality - 02-11-2021 - E39 - Arina Reflects on Circle of Relationships( 0:26:31)       
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On the thirty-ninth episode, Arina reflects on her circle of relationships, organising her friends into categories, and how it helps to get to know ourselves through the friends we make. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 2/11/2021 9:00:00 a.m.
The Arinality - 26-10-2021 - E38 - Arina Reflects on Saying No( 0:23:32)       
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On the thirty-eighth episode, Arina reflects on why it is important to know when to say "No" and boundaries with people. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 26/10/2021 9:00:00 a.m.
The Arinality - 19-10-2021 - E37 - Arina Reflects on Being Alone( 0:26:32)       
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On the thirty-seventh episode, Arina reflects on how to be okay with being alone by yourself. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 19/10/2021 9:00:00 a.m.
The Arinality - 12-10-2021 - E36 - Arina Reflects on Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp outage( 0:24:58)       
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On the thirty-sixth episode, Arina reflects on the 6 hours of Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp and how our social media screen time affects our mental health. Arina also shared some tips for digital detoxing. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 12/10/2021 9:00:00 a.m.
The Arinality - 05-10-2021 - E35 - Arina Reflects on Money Mindsets( 0:26:29)       
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On the thirty-fifth episode, Arina reflects on some statistics on women and money management, resources she use for her money journey and some of her money mindsets. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 5/10/2021 9:00:00 a.m.
The Arinality - 28-09-2021 - E34 - Arina Reflects on Being Gentle with Herself( 0:25:54)       
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On the thirty-forth episode, Arina reflects on trying to be a social human again at Level 2. She also reflects on the deeper reason to why she's hard on herself and steps to overcome expectations. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 28/09/2021 9:00:00 a.m.
The Arinality - 21-09-2021 - E33 - Arina Reflects on KonMari and Minimalism Declutter( 0:23:51)       
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On the thirty-third episode, Arina reflects on decluttering her room over the lockdown using the KonMari method and listing everything she owns. She also talked about relationship minimalism and appreciating those you care about. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 21/09/2021 9:00:00 a.m.
The Arinality - 14-09-2021 - E32 - Arina Reflects on Life Reset after Lockdown( 0:25:22)       
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On the thirty-second episode, Arina reflects on going back to work again, changing her habits post-lockdown and her new digital art career on Etsy. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 14/09/2021 9:00:00 a.m.
The Arinality - 07-09-2021 - E31 - Arina Reflects on Supporting Small Local Businesses ( 0:26:11)       
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On the thirty-first episode, Arina reflects on her lockdown money habits, experiences supporting small local businesses in her neighbourhood under Level 3 lockdown, why it is important to support them and how should we support them! This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 7/09/2021 9:00:00 a.m.
The Arinality - 31-08-2021 - E30 - Arina Reflects on Mindful Menstruation ( 0:23:4)       
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On the thirtieth episode, Arina reflects on mindful menstruation: bringing attention to our period cycles and using AWWA Period Underwear instead of plastic waste. Arina also addressed about period shaming in Malaysia, and what Islam taught her about her womanhood. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 31/08/2021 12:00:00 a.m.