Homeward Bound

Homeward Bound

Today I begin my journey back home to Australia, and I just want to briefly reflect on some personal moments and thoughts from my time here in Japan. Travelling is one of my great passions. I love being in a foreign country, experiencing it's unique culture, and learning more not only about a new place, [...]

Resilience

Resilience

Being an adult is not always easy. In fact, it is rarely easy, but the way we carry ourselves and move through times of struggle is based wholly on resilience (ie. our ability to stand and weather the storm when we would rather have a full on head-shaving-Britney-Spears-moment). I believe that resilience is something that [...]

Power and Privilege

Power and Privilege

Olivia Newton John had it right in the past with it being all about getting physical, but in this contentious day and age, it seems much more important to get political. As the Australian Federal Election draws nearer, I find myself being more and more conscious of not only my own, but our wider society's attitudes [...]

Avoiding Burnout

Avoiding Burnout

Burnout. The thing that happens when you are all-go and no rest. A feeling that can hit you like a freight train and throw you off of your game for months. There are a number of signs that a burnout phase may be approaching in your life, and there are also a few things that [...]