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Najwa Assilmi

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In between weekend and overcaffeinated days, Najwa writes as a co-contributor of Hello Millennials as a form of sharing platform where she hopes to share her two cents on the brighter side of being a millennial on this day and age. As a proud alumna of The University of Edinburgh and Institut Teknologi Bandung, she has taken interest in international business, emerging markets and technology.

Here’s the thing about saying hello and goodbye; it feels like a salty and sweet popcorn where you can taste both things but it feels good anyway. A few weeks ago, I went to the airport and there is some sort of melancholy of seeing people coming from…

Every 10-minutes or so I checked my Instagram again, scrolling into my timeline’s feed and seeing all my friends picture. There is some sense of its own relaxing feeling by knowing what other people are up to, you feel like you are a part of that one friend’s…

2017 is a bittersweet year. Like most people, this year I lose a lot, win some, but learnt a lot. However, I wouldn’t have it any other way. Being the cliché millennials I am, these post is dedicated to what happened in 2017 and hopes for 2018. A…

“If a fear cannot be articulated, it can’t be conquered” – Stephen King Among all other possible scenario that millennials are afraid of such as commitments, zombie apocalypse, experiencing The Purge, or probably having no internet connection, millennials will confront their biggest fear as they are going through…

This week I have officially became an older human being. For all our younger readers out there, who might think that some 25 years old with a job probably has all their life figured out and will make sound decision in every situation, I am here to tell…

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True or false: Millennials will do almost anything to try to get away from real responsibilities. Just like its name, The Peter-Pan Syndrome, taken from the great tale of Peter-Pan who refuses to grow up and wants to forever live in the Neverland with the lost boys. It…

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There has never been a more convenient time for people to be able to pay. Technology has finally brought us here, to the time where we might no longer need cash. Growing up in a developing country, I would have never imagined the possibility of me going out…

Imagine you are at a party, or a social gathering where you, as an introvert felt the slight nervousness and that occasional nervous stomach ache. While some people enjoy being in a center of the crowd, I am not the kind of people who would actively choose to…

Love can happen anywhere anytime

Here’s the thing about love, it is never a dull topic. When I finished my degree and came back to my country I feel like I have a different perspective about love in general. Since I grew up in an Asian country, where speaking the topic of love…