Am I OK?

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 […]

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Hi, How are you?

“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 […]

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Bring it back to LOVE

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 […]

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Filter your thoughts

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, […]

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Let’s be real…

  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 […]

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Ride the waves

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 […]

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I made a pizza today

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 […]

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