Author: Lulu Riyanti

As a future healthcare professional who will be meeting, as well as taking care of patients daily, I have found myself becoming more and more curious about human behavior and human-to-human relationship. “What makes an encounter with another human being pleasant…

The first time the thought of becoming a dentist crossed my mind was when I was 8 or 9 years old. For a few years before that time, I had frequently visited a pediatric dentist (a dentist specializing in child…

The “test-your-DNA” and “trace-your-ancestry” fad has been going strong for years now. Last year I could not resist succumbing to it. I have always been interested in theories of how our species migrated throughout the years anyway. So I thought…

When I was a teenager, my family and I moved to a country thousands of miles away from the one in which I was born. Having to grow up in two widely different societies with different languages, cultures, norms, and…