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The Arinality

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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: 11/30/2021 9:00:00 AM
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: 11/22/2021 4:00:00 PM
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: 11/16/2021 9:00:00 AM
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: 11/9/2021 9:00:00 AM
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: 11/2/2021 9:00:00 AM
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: 10/26/2021 9:00:00 AM
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: 10/19/2021 9:00:00 AM
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: 10/12/2021 9:00:00 AM
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: 10/5/2021 9:00:00 AM
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: 9/28/2021 9:00:00 AM
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: 9/21/2021 9:00:00 AM
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: 9/14/2021 9:00:00 AM
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: 9/7/2021 9:00:00 AM
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: 8/31/2021 12:00:00 AM
The Arinality - 24-08-2021 - E29 - Arina Reflects on Lockdown Anxiety( 0:25:12)       
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On the twenty-ninth episode, Arina reflects on her experience dealing with anxiety during the sudden New Zealand Level 4 Covid-19 Lockdown. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 8/24/2021 9:00:00 AM
The Arinality - 17-08-2021 - E28 - Myra's Story( 0:26:14)       
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E28 - Myra's Story - A radio show and podcast by Arina Aizal, on stories of women with international backgrounds on their cultural identities, belonging and wellbeing in Aotearoa. On the twenty-eighth episode, Arina talks to Myra Mojigoh about how her Kadazan values on respecting the land inspired her to study Surveying at the University of Otago. Myra also sings to us two songs from her home - Sabah, Malaysia. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 8/17/2021 9:00:00 AM
The Arinality - 10-08-2021 - E27 - Tiffany's Story( 0:26:11)       
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E27 - Tiffany's Story - A radio show and podcast by Arina Aizal, on stories of women with international backgrounds on their cultural identities, belonging and wellbeing in Aotearoa. On the twenty-seventh episode, Arina chats with her BFF - Tiffany Tam, who is leaving New Zealand to go back to Hong Kong. She shares about being a gamer and breaking stereotypes of being a female gamer and her passion for mental health. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 8/10/2021 9:00:00 AM
The Arinality - 03-08-2021 - E26 - Kirsteen's Story ( 0:26:17)       
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E26 - Kirsteen's Story - A radio show and podcast by Arina Aizal, on stories of women with international backgrounds on their cultural identities, belonging and wellbeing in Aotearoa. On the twenty-sixth episode, Kirsteen McLay, a New Zealander talks about her experiences living in Japan, Vietnam and United Kingdom and how that affected her cultural identity. We also talked about her passions for writing children's story books and her charity The Starfish Collective for refugees. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 8/3/2021 9:00:00 AM
The Arinality - 27-07-2021 - E25 - Fa's Story( 0:26:9)       
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E25 - Fa's Story - A radio show and podcast by Arina Aizal, on stories of women with international backgrounds on their cultural identities, belonging and wellbeing in Aotearoa. On the twenty-fifth episode, Arina talks to a Thai Pharmacy student Chofa Lekhakul ช่อฟ้า เลขะกุล aka Fa, about her passions for coffee. We also went deep into conversations about her experience being diagnosed with an Eating Disorder. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 7/27/2021 9:00:00 AM
The Arinality - 20-07-2021 - E24 - Sofea's Story( 0:26:16)       
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E24 - Sofea's Story - A radio show and podcast by Arina Aizal, on stories of women with international backgrounds on their cultural identities, belonging and wellbeing in Aotearoa. On the twenty-forth episode, Arina talks to a young entrepreneur Sofea Haizal, a Kiwi-Malay highschool student about her hijab business 'Piller' and how her cultural identity ties with the story behind her business. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 7/20/2021 9:00:00 AM
The Arinality - 13-07-2021 - E23 - Moewai's Story( 0:26:6)       
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E23 - Moewai's Story - A radio show and podcast by Arina Aizal, on stories of women with international backgrounds on their cultural identities, belonging and wellbeing in Aotearoa. On the twenty-third episode, Arina talks to her childhood friend, now local Dunedin artist, Moewai Marsh on how her Māori cultural identity helps her through art school. You can find Moewai's artworks on moewaimarsh.com. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 7/13/2021 9:00:00 AM
The Arinality - 06-07-2021 - E22 - Richa's Story( 0:25:26)       
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E22 - Richa's Story - A radio show and podcast by Arina Aizal, on stories of women with international backgrounds on their cultural identities, belonging and wellbeing in Aotearoa. On the twenty-second episode, Arina talks to Richa Berde, a tourism graduate from Mumbai India about her mental health in 2020 and feelings of anxiety about the uncertainty of her tourism course. We also talked about her passion for motorbiking and hiking the mountains. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 7/6/2021 9:00:00 AM
The Arinality - 29-06-2021 - E21 - Sarah's Story( 0:26:25)       
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E21 - Sarah's Story - A radio show and podcast by Arina Aizal, on stories of women with international backgrounds on their cultural identities, belonging and wellbeing in Aotearoa. On the twenty-first episode, Arina has a conversation with Sarah Shazali in her warm bedroom about bullet journalling, her art inspiration and hard truths about being in lockdown as an international student in New Zealand. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 6/29/2021 9:00:00 AM
The Arinality - 22-06-2021 - E20 - Arina Reflects on Turning 22( 0:26:11)       
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E20 - Arina Reflects on Turning 22 - A radio show and podcast by Arina Aizal, on stories of women with international backgrounds on their cultural identities, belonging and wellbeing in Aotearoa. On the twentieth episode, Arina reflects on turning 22 on the 13th June. She shares about Te Whare Tapa Wha, Maori model for health and wellbeing and also healing her inner child. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 6/22/2021 9:00:00 AM
The Arinality - 15-06-2021 - E19 - Natalie's Story( 0:26:30)       
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E19 - Natalie's Story - A radio show and podcast by Arina Aizal, on stories of women with international backgrounds on their cultural identities, belonging and wellbeing in Aotearoa. On the nineteenth episode, Arina talks to Natalie Faustina, a Chinese Indonesian from Medan about her passion for community development. They also talked about Medan's Ayam Penyet, Korean language, and Korean artist IU. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 6/15/2021 9:00:00 AM
The Arinality - 08-06-2021 - E18 - Hagino's Story( 0:26:11)       
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E18 - Hagino's Story - A podcast by Arina Aizal, on stories of women with international backgrounds on their cultural identities, belonging and wellbeing in Aotearoa. On the eighteenth episode, Arina chats with Hagino about the Japanese Forest Bathing Theraphy - shinrin-yoku. Hagino is also a forest theraphy guide and yoga instructor, and she brings Japanese culture to New Zealand. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 6/8/2021 9:00:00 AM
The Arinality - 01-06-2021 - E17 - Su Min's Story( 0:26:21)       
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E17 - Su Min's Story - A podcast by Arina Aizal, on stories of women with international backgrounds on their cultural identities, belonging and wellbeing in Aotearoa. On the eighteenth episode, Arina talks to Korean New Zealander Su Min Seo, studying Counselling in Christchurch. She talks about growing up bicultural, Asian Mental Health, and Sexual Violence Prevention. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 6/1/2021 9:00:00 AM
The Arinality - 25-05-2021 - E16 - Jaiyushka's Story( 0:26:18)       
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E16 - Jaiyushka's Story - A podcast by Arina Aizal, on stories of women with international backgrounds on their cultural identities, belonging and wellbeing in Aotearoa. On the sixteenth episode, Jaiyushka Pratap talks about being Fijian-Indian and the history of her roots. She also talks about Hindu values, being Vegan and her passion for music. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 5/25/2021 11:04:00 AM
The Arinality - 18-05-2021 - E15 - Stella's Story( 0:26:32)       
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E15 - Stella's Story - A podcast by Arina Aizal, on stories of women with international backgrounds on their cultural identities, belonging and wellbeing in Aotearoa. On the fifteenth episode, Stela Pasic shares her Bosnian culture, raising third culture kids and her passion for organisation and self development through her 'Choosing Easy' blog. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 5/17/2021 4:10:00 PM
The Arinality - 11-05-2021 - E14 - Rawaa's Story( 0:25:37)       
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E14 - Rawaa's Story - A podcast by Arina Aizal, on stories of women with international backgrounds on their cultural identities, belonging and wellbeing in Aotearoa. On the fourteenth episode, Arina chats to proud Palestinian Rawaa Elhanafy about her life in Gaza, stories her grandparents shared and her goal to contribute to back home. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 5/10/2021 5:28:00 PM
The Arinality - 04-05-2021 - E13 - Ranmalee's Story( 0:24:59)       
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E13 - Ranmalee's Story - A podcast by Arina Aizal, on stories of women with international backgrounds on their cultural identities, belonging and wellbeing in Aotearoa. On the thirteenth episode, Arina talks to Ranmalee Egodagamage, a Sri Lankan Sinhalese, as she shares her passion for teaching Kandian dance to children and her Buddhism upbringing. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 5/3/2021 2:51:00 PM
The Arinality - 27-04-2021 - E12 - Ari's Story( 0:26:7)       
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E12 - Ari's Story - A podcast by Arina Aizal, on stories of women with international backgrounds on their cultural identities, belonging and wellbeing in Aotearoa. On the twelfth episode, Arina talks to Ariel Fanaafi Aimiti Ioane, a Samoan studying Medicine at Otago, as she talks about importance of knowing your roots and how her identity helps her through rough spots. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 4/26/2021 6:14:00 PM
The Arinality - 20-04-2021 - E11 - Hannah's Story( 0:25:35)       
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E11 - Hannah's Story - A podcast by Arina Aizal, on stories of women with international backgrounds on their cultural identities, belonging and wellbeing in Aotearoa. On the eleventh episode, Arina chats with Hannah Gee, an Irish New Zealander who is passionate about Henna and Poetry Writing. She even read one of her poems about loving yourself unconditionally in this episode. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 4/19/2021 3:43:00 PM
The Arinality - 13-04-2021 - E10 - Arina Reflects on Slowing Down( 0:23:44)       
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E10 - Arina Reflects- A podcast by Arina Aizal, on stories of women with international backgrounds on their cultural identities, belonging and wellbeing in Aotearoa. On the tenth episode, Arina speaks about mental health specifically: slowing down, letting go of unnecessary unexpections, being your true authentic self and energy management. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 4/8/2021 12:58:14 PM
The Arinality - 06-04-2021 - E9 - Risa's Story( 0:25:51)       
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E9 - Risa's Story - A podcast by Arina Aizal, on stories of women with international backgrounds on their cultural identities, belonging and wellbeing in Aotearoa. On the ninth episode, Arina chats with Risa Rezki, an Indonesian from Malang about the reason behind her studying Geophysics at Otago and reflecting Risa's first week of adjusting to New Zealand. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 4/6/2021 4:40:52 PM
The Arinality - 30-03-2021 - E8 - Tithi's Story( 0:19:43)       
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E8 - Tithi's Story - A podcast by Arina Aizal, on stories of women with international backgrounds on their cultural identities, belonging and wellbeing in Aotearoa. On the eighth episode, Arina meets with Tithi, her birthday twin and talked about her role as Wellbeing Officer with Otago International Students Association and her Indian roots. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 3/30/2021 10:00:00 AM
The Arinality - 23-03-2021 - E7 - Rozi's Story( 0:25:3)       
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E7 - Rozi's Story - A podcast by Arina Aizal, on stories of women with international backgrounds on their cultural identities, belonging and wellbeing in Aotearoa. On the seventh episode, Arina talks to Rozi, a Dental Tech student about her multicultural identities and her passion for Taekwando. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 3/23/2021 10:00:00 AM
The Arinality - 16-03-2021 - E6 - Ashley's Story( 0:16:8)       
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E6 - Ashley's Story - A podcast by Arina Aizal, on stories of women with international backgrounds on their cultural identities, belonging and wellbeing in Aotearoa. On the sixth episode, Arina meets with Ashley Kirkness in Wellington, a Cook Island Niuen who found belonging in K-Pop and the Korean culture. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 3/16/2021 10:00:00 AM
The Arinality - 09-03-2021 - E5 - Yen's Story( 0:24:5)       
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E5 - Yen's Story - A podcast by Arina Aizal, on stories of women with international backgrounds on their cultural identities, belonging and well being in Aotearoa. On the fifth episode, Arina talks with Yen Nguyen, her Vietnamese friend about her culture, being a 'mindful mother' and why she is passionate about her PhD research on student well being. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 3/9/2021 10:00:00 AM
The Arinality - 02-03-2021 - E4 - Belle's Story( 0:24:23)       
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E4 - Belle's Story - A podcast by Arina Aizal, on stories of women with international backgrounds on their cultural identities, belonging and wellbeing in Aotearoa. On the forth episode, Arina talks to Belle from Christchurch about her belonging in relation to the Mosque Attacks in 2019. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 3/2/2021 10:00:00 AM