Eurovision and the Acceptance of Differences

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.

The Zen of Waiting

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”

Why We Should All Embrace Our Emotional Selves 

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 “