I’ve just been reading a few of the harrowing and heart breaking real-life mental health crises the activist and advocate Mike King has been sharing on social and traditional media. It highlights that we are a nation faced with a genuine epidemic, and I have so much respect for all those who share their stories. … More Reflection and Protection
It is 3:38 am. The baby woke me up and I can’t get back to sleep and I am just thinking about the bits that I like. What do I mean? Well, you know how there’s a bit in a bunch of songs that you like, and that’s your favourite bit? Or a bit in … More The Best Bits
I’ve made a very conscious choice to wear faults and failings, as I do my triumphs and adventures, on my sleeve. Sharing thoughts, experiences and feelings with the world; online and often, is commonplace for me. At worst, it opens me up to judgment and scrutiny from strangers and haters. At best it opens up … More Living Life Out Loud and Feeling a Bit Exposed…
Today, I was chatting with one of my best friends for nearly 20 years. P and I go back so far we can’t pinpoint when or how we actually met. We’ve been allies and friends through ups and downs. Which is strange to some people as, on the surface, we could not be more different. … More The Friendship Formula. Is There a Formula?
I’ve been moping around a little bit lately with that “why do so many people mistake my kindness for weakness and take me for a fool?” kind of storm cloud raging over my head. Total waste of time, because the moping kept me from seeing all the amazing people around me! My very outgoing personality, … More Office Arrangement Awesomeness Makes Today a MAGIC Monday!
HoooOOoookay. Today I want to talk to you about failure. I’m intimately acquainted with the act and the concept of failure. Seeing as I set myself a rather high bar in most things (except housework… obviously ‘rollseyes’) in life, I am quite familiar with the sting of falling short on expectations. Truth is, I have … More The Importance of Failure