Be Authentic to be Magnetic!

Be Authentic to be Magnetic!

A lot of our life is wasted trying to be someone else. Growing up we are told to be this way or that – usually more or less than we are most naturally. Our parents and teachers urge us to be more respectful or less talkative. Later, as teenagers, we try on several...
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....
Surviving Domestic Violence

Surviving Domestic Violence

It seems if you turn on the television lately you’re confronted with another story of a woman being killed at the hands of someone she loved or once loved. In Victoria alone in 2013-14, police were called out to 65,393 domestic violence incidents; nearly twice as many...
Dad. The Unsung Hero!

Dad. The Unsung Hero!

I always found it strange when I went to primary school and the other kids spoke about their parents. They would say that they were annoying or mean or they just didn’t like them in general. Don’t get me wrong, kids say a lot of mean stuff and most of them, I’m sure,...
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...