I have been wanting to write a post for a few weeks now - I usually like to wait until I have some coherent message or "theme" to pull my post together. But I didn't want to get out of the habit of posting so I figured here I would post a brief update on … Continue reading 2 Months to Go (an update)
Welcome to my travel diary post about Cairns, in Far Northern Queensland. Before I knew I was moving to London, I cleverly/foolishly booked myself a trip to Cairns as an escape during the chilly Melbourne winter. I was feeling inspired by the BBC Documentary series The Great Barrier Reef, I suddenly couldn't stand the fact … Continue reading Making the most of my time (and money) in Cairns.
It is Sunday afternoon. I am sitting on the balcony of my Fitzroy North bedroom, drinking a cup of peppermint tea and peering out at the fading winter sunlight. The few orange leaves remaining on the oaks glow like embers as the sun kisses them with its dying warmth. In 99 days I will move … Continue reading Inertia
The concept of self-care is one that seems to be gaining prominence. It is tempting to wonder whether this is down to the narcissism epidemic in the internet age, but likely its an attentional bias I have formed working as a psychologist with young women who seem to prioritize other people's needs above their own. Certainly, … Continue reading Self care is best practiced alone.
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