The wave of negative comments over the past couple of days regarding Australia’s performance at the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest really got me thinking about how our opinion-obsessed culture can detract from accepting and embracing diversity. Since the Eurovision Song Contest is all about celebrating diversity, I decided to write a blog post about what I was thinking.
I’ve spent a lot of time waiting in the past week. I’m in the middle of the recruitment process for a casual job and a medical assessment is required, so I have been back and forth having a battery of tests done. As I write this I am currently sitting in the waiting room ofContinue reading “The Zen of Waiting”
I’ve been completely medication-free for several months now, after nearly five years on antidepressants and anti-anxiety medication, and as a result I’m rediscovering the whole spectrum of emotions and working my way through how to reintegrate my stronger emotions – the good and the bad – into my personal and professional self. While it’s a challenge, it’s a goodContinue reading “Why We Should All Embrace Our Emotional Selves “