R U OK? Day turns ten this year!It is the day where social spaces turn yellow, we are reminded to check in with those around us and encouraged to start the conversation that could ultimately save a life. Checking in with those around us is such a vital skill and days like these are perfect […]Read More Am I OK?
“Hi, how are you going?” “Good thank you, how are you?”, “Yeah good“.This narrative plays out in every workplace, shopping center, sidewalk, text message, and every other place that involves people. Without even being aware of it, have we have become so socially conditioned that we mindlessly ask how people are going, and respond in […]Read More Hi, How are you?
If the way you spoke to yourself over the past week were the way you spoke to your friend for a week, would that friendship still remain? The question above always gives me a massive kick in the gut. I realise that if this was true, I would be facing a life with a lot […]Read More You want me to… love myself?!
Dear Father, Happy 24th Father’s Day! Thank you does not fully encompass how grateful I am to have you as a Father. From teaching me how to ride a bike to drive a car, and from dropping me off at my first day of school to seeing me graduate from University, your constant support and […]Read More Happy Father’s Day
I could have written this post over a million times, and I still would never be completely satisfied that my words really conveyed my feelings on this topic. The topic of the same-sex marriage plebiscite isn’t just as simple as the Yes/No we are asked to respond to – there are layers, rebuttals, and valid […]Read More Bring it back to LOVE
As a teenager I grew up with the belief that every thought I had was an exact representation of who I was. If I thought I was good at math, or singing, or being a friend, or baking, that’s what I believed. However, if I had the thought that I was bad at math, singing, […]Read More Filter your thoughts
This blog post is one that is SUPER different to all the other ones I have ever posted, but something that, for some unknown reason, I feel compelled to write. So here it is, a post inspired by the above photo, recent developments I’ve made in my life, conversations with friends, and books that […]Read More Let’s be real…
Last Saturday I escaped the rush of life and just sat by the beach. Alone. Watching. Thinking. I watched the waves come in and go out, pushing the water around. Sometimes all you could hear would be the thrashing of the waves against each other. Sometimes though, I was able to hear silence. There was […]Read More Ride the waves
Following on from my previous ‘simple’ post comes one that is so close to my heart at the moment. The one word that has been on my mind and on my lips this past week is content. For the majority of my life I have wanted more. I have always had a list of what […]Read More Content (adj.)
I had the assumption that the first blog post that I wrote in a year had to be one that packed a punch, that stirred hearts, and made every reader automatically press the ‘like’ button. In the end, this made the days turn into months between writing a post. So here this post is. A […]Read More I made a pizza today