Looking Back on 2017


As I look back on 2017, images and memes peek out at me. There were fireworks over Sydney Harbour, a celebration with 1.6 million people. There was exhaustion on every level, and grief for a young lady who passed before her time. Conversations have been more open as a result, and many a brave demeanour... Continue Reading →

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Depression, Grief, Animals and Butterflies


I saw my bus coming, and stepped aside so an elderly woman could climb down. She paused at the door to compliment the driver on his thoughtfulness and driving ability. A conversation began between two older ladies, both of whom reiterated that he was a safe driver, steering the bus smoothly. He said goodbye to his passengers... Continue Reading →

Grant Hackett


I read the following with dismay yesterday. It is a road many families have walked. I have walked... Some of my friends have also walked this road. It can start gradually, sneaking up on both the individual and those who love them. They don't want to do what they once loved. They retreat, becoming uncommunicative.... Continue Reading →

Dismantling of Mental Health Services in Australia


It is with dismay and disbelief that the following came up on my news feed yesterday. Headspace is the National Youth Mental Health Foundation, providing early intervention services to 12-25 year old's. The centres are located in major cities, as well as regional and rural areas of Australia. They don't look like a mental health... Continue Reading →

10 ways I put myself back together after trauma


I can't tell you how much the response meant to me after I posted Til it Happens to you. The support was incredible! I was too overcome to respond for a while. People have asked how I got through it all. I suffered status epilepticus at 13, meaning I had continual seizures which couldn't be controlled.... Continue Reading →

Beyond Blue


I attended  a fundraiser for Beyond Blue last week. Two women spoke, both with differing pathways into depression. The first speaker had been an ambitious executive, which had seen her reach the top echelon of her company. It meant constant travel, 18 hour days and a huge amount of stress. She had jetted interstate a... Continue Reading →

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