Health

We answer the questions about mental health, sexuality, and wellness that you might feel too shy to ask.

Aunt Mochi’s Guide to Period Care

Aunt Mochi’s Guide to Period Care

“Six years of your life. Or 2,190 days.” According to NPR, that's about how long the average woman will spend having her periods. For people who menstruate, periods have a significant impact on daily life. Menstruation can be manageable, uncomfortable, or...

On Our Minds: Introducing Art Therapy and How You Can Try It at Home

On Our Minds: Introducing Art Therapy and How You Can Try It at Home

On Our Minds is a recurring series at Mochi Magazine dedicated to destigmatizing mental health in the Asian American community. By addressing the issue of mental health head on and making more information accessible, we hope to create space for us all to connect and...

What It’s Like to Have an Ovarian Cyst as a Teenager

What It’s Like to Have an Ovarian Cyst as a Teenager

Imagine a panicked 15-year-old, whose only knowledge of her menstrual cycle is “I bleed every 28 days,” in the emergency room with doctors who have no idea what is going on. Now imagine how equally panicked her mother is, since she hasn’t even given the birds-and-bees...

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