When I was 10, I dreamt of being a princess, someone that lived out the rest of their days with their prince charming in a castle. That was my definition of happiness. 7 years later, now being 17 years old, I realize that happiness is 1. subjective but 2. very different than what I imagined when I was younger. I thought I needed other people to be happy & have someone validate me when really all I needed was myself. Someone who helped me along the way immensely was our good pal Fredrick Nietzsche and his principles on happiness.


Riya Mehta

I am a 16 year old student who is passionate about biotechnology and international medicine. Currently an innovator at TKS & working with Sick Kids Hospital!

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