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Shouldn’t you be better by now?

‘Shouldn’t you be better by now?’ On World Mental Health Day I want to address the idea of ‘overcoming’ a mental health issue. Some may be aware that I’ve experienced …

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VULNERABILITY

It’s April 2020. There’s a pandemic happening. Many people are working from home. Others have lost their jobs. Others still have to go out into the world to earn a …

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MENTAL WELLNESS

It’s a Tuesday. I work from home, and reconcile credit card receipts from a colleague’s trip interstate. It’s bizarre. It’s from another time. A time where people could freely travel. …

Tough times quote Marie Forleo

Tough times

☆ T O U G H   T I M E S ☆⁣⁣I’ve really struggled over the past week. The passing of Kobe Bryant, along with bushfires, Brexit, and bastards in …

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HSP

It’s a Sunday night. It’s late. I can’t sleep. I’m physically tired from a pretty busy day, but my brain is wired. I lie in bed watching repeats of Buffy, …

Franz Josef

2019 Recap

It feels like I’ve been away from social media and my blog for such a long time. I had a busy end to 2019 and I’m only just finding time …

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You are the master of your fate

Ahh, social media. I see things that frustrate me and make me sad and I often want to say something, but I mostly just scroll on by.⏩So here’s a post …

Karen and Balance

SOMETHING’S BEEN UNSETTLING ME…

Something’s been unsettling me lately. I’ve been seeing quite a few posts on social media making fun of those of us who use essential oils. It’s pretty sucky because we …

An extraordinary life

An extraordinary life

‘An extraordinary life—a life to be proud of—is a decision. Not a single decision, but a myriad of little decisions each day. Daily decisions about money and health and passion …