R U Ok? It’s more than just a question on this one day

Tomorrow is R U Ok day in Australia. A day that symbolises the importance of wellbeing and mental health with the premise that everyone checks in with those in their life, to see if they are OK. It’s a nice thought but in all honesty that is all it is, because the reality is weContinue reading “R U Ok? It’s more than just a question on this one day”

53 and F*cking Fearless

I write for the global blog Elephant Journal. It’s been a humbling and inspiring experience, having my pieces edited and published, spinning around the globe, touching so many people. I feel incredibly honoured and grateful. Rather than write the same piece here, I’ve attached the link below for my latest published piece. Feel free toContinue reading “53 and F*cking Fearless”

Acceptance is the path to Peace

“The price of our vitality is the sum of all our fears”. Acceptance is imperfect; it’s messy and often unpleasant, even painful, but ultimately it leads to a place of growth and a sense of freedom. I know this because I have had a lot of painful acceptance in my life, and it has beenContinue reading “Acceptance is the path to Peace”

The Pandemic that has Divided the World- Why I’m F*cking Disappointed in us Human Beings

This is one of my recent Elephant Journal Pieces. You can find other articles and read the comments here – https://elejrnl.com?p=3004170 August 2021 and the world is in various stages of a gripping pandemic. But in the last 18 months, what have we learnt? What has the human race learnt? In Sydney, Australia, we haveContinue reading “The Pandemic that has Divided the World- Why I’m F*cking Disappointed in us Human Beings”

Who Packs Your Parachute?

Charles Plumb was a US navy pilot, who flew 75 successful missions, before he was shot down. He ejected and parachuted into enemy territory, where he was captured and spent 6 years in prison. Many years later, having survived, he was out to dinner when approached by a man who recognised him. Startled he askedContinue reading “Who Packs Your Parachute?”

It’s Not Goodbye. It’s See You Later

The words captured on this photo, written by my son tonight. Today we lost a generous and kind human being. A husband; a father; a friend; a poppy. A man who enjoyed the simple things in life. An Aussie larrikin, who was always there to lend a hand. Today at 2pm, my father in lawContinue reading “It’s Not Goodbye. It’s See You Later”

20 Self Care Tips for Holistic Wellbeing

While the world continues to spin around crazily and here in Australia we move from one covid clusterfuck to another, I think it’s a timely reminder that we should all have a solid self-care routine in place. Everyone will have their own things they like to do, but the important thing is, that we doContinue reading “20 Self Care Tips for Holistic Wellbeing”

What Happened to the Flu?

Note: I’m not a conspiracy theorist, a COVID non-believer or an anti-vaxer. I’m simply someone questioning a global medical pandemic that has been completely politicised. The incredible gift we have as intelligent human beings, is the ability to think for ourselves. We live in the “Information Age”– where world events, news, fake news can beContinue reading “What Happened to the Flu?”

Would I Change Anything?

If I knew then, what I know now Would I have chosen a different path? If I knew then, what I know now Would I sit in a different aftermath? If I could go back in time and change things Would it be, a different outcome? If I could go back in time and changeContinue reading “Would I Change Anything?”