Dealing with Loss

Dealing with Loss

Death is a difficult topic to talk about; because if we don’t talk about it, it won’t happen, right? You can’t tempt fate and talk about the one thing you dread the most. The finality that comes with death is likely the cause of people’s desire to not speak about it....
When is it time to ask for help?

When is it time to ask for help?

Up until eighteen months ago, I’d always considered myself to be strong. Nothing phased me. I’d been through things considered to be the worst life events and come through with flying colours, or so I thought. I’ve experienced things in my life that people older than...
How to manage self-talk

How to manage self-talk

There’s a voice in the back of my head – if I’m honest, it sounds like my mother – and it’s my barometer. If I’m about to step outside of my comfort zone, that little voice isn’t so little anymore; it’s akin to the pre-match entertainment at the Grand Final. It...
Are you always racing against time?

Are you always racing against time?

As a full-time, working, single parent, I find there are often two things that I severely lack; time and money (though it was tempting to write patience instead of money). I truly struggle to balance my time effectively and ensure that I have time for both my work and...