2014 October: Mindful

October 10th was World Mental Health Day, and while I have not been diagnosed with a mental health condition I do have close friends and family members who have. Often it seems very hard to know how to help our loved ones who are struggling with depression or anxiety. We […]

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I’ve been to a few weddings recently where the bride and groom requested the guests turn off their phones and cameras. They wanted their guests to enjoy the proceedings without filtering the experience through a screen. Something important changed between the 2005 announcement of Pope Benedict XVI and the 2013 […]


I read this wonderful piece called ‘Breakable’ a while back and it struck such a chord with me. Written by Catherine Oehlman, it featured in the Better Mum Magazine 2012. (mops.org.au) I put them away on autopilot; plates, bowls, coffee mugs, glasses. His small face looks up at mine and he asks, […]

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