News: self-discovery

Being okay in my own company

The back of a woman looking at the sunset over forest trees.

I'm learning to differentiate between being alone and spending time with myself.

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Stuck in a cycle

Looking at a white spiral stairway with dark wood railings from below.

In an era where trends are moving faster than ever, they are not always accessible or realistic to follow. It’s not easy to switch up your bedroom from minimalist Scandinavian architecture to eclectic art interiors. 

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Whale migration

Oh August, I feel like you went by too quickly. The last weeks of winter have always been celebrated with a migration of sorts and this annual retreat has become a tradition. One that always felt like a rebirth, and I will always be grateful to winter’s chill for the darkness that makes fires burn brighter and hotter.

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Why don't we take our own advice?

Girl looking into a reflection of herself side by side

Even as a blogger for mental health, I know that I don't listen to myself all the time.

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Review: 4 brilliant TED talks

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Here is my collation of the 4 best TED talks for self development or even if you’re a little curious about the mechanisms of the world.

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Why is dating so hard?

couple sitting on a step laughing

I don't know whether it's because of covid or it's just me but dating is really hard. I'm in my 20s, I'm young, I’m fun, I’m busy, I've grown to love myself and be self-aware, I know how to look after myself and not put a relationship in front of everything else, I have a lot of free time, I know what I want, it should be easy right? Unfortunately no, its not.

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Stigma and help-seeking

Content warning: This piece mentions suicide and mental illness. Some of the material might be distressing. We encourage you to take a break from reading if you need and take time to process the material. If you need support, please call Lifeline on 13 11 14 or visit the University’s Counselling website.

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Learning to be okay with myself

Why is spending time by yourself so daunting? I discuss my journey with becoming comfortable doing things alone.

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Of learning to reach out and log off

When I came across this Tweet, Adelaide and South Australia were in the lucky position of having the lowest level of restrictions in mainland Australia.

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Keeping track of life: daily diary entries

Welcome to my first blog! I reflect upon a habit that I'm surprised I still do - diary entries!

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