Friday Night Fun: Mom Texts

As a mom (or mum, as we’re called here in Australia), I’m always happy to laugh at our funny ways.

Here, for your Friday night enjoyment, is a selection of my favourite Mom Texts…

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Meaningless Work Phrases

We’ve all heard them. Those meaningless phrases peeps use to make themselves sound intelligent in meetings.

Recently, stand-up comedian Adam Hess started a Twitter storm when he tweeted a phrase that he finds always gets work colleagues on side.

Let’s see if you recognise some of the following.

It started with this… Continue reading

The Tarot of Mental Illness

I’ve talked about mental illness before. But in my opinion, as someone who’s had extensive experience in this area, you can never talk about it enough. There are lots of peeps suffering out there with one form or another of this insidious disease.

Let’s dive deep into the Tarot of Mental Illness shall we… Continue reading

The Tattooist of Auschwitz

Easter is a time of hope. It therefore seems the perfect moment to explore the riveting survival tale of the Jewish man who tattoed prisoners at the Auschwitz concentration camp during World War 2. His story has not come to light until now because of the incredible guilt he carried about what he was forced to do to his fellow prisoners.

Let’s explore his story shall we? No spoilers, I promise. Continue reading

The Tarot of the Facebook Scandal

I heart this meme.

It’s been created in response to the current scandal surrounding Facebook which has seen many users ditch the social media platform. In the most damaging controversy to ever hit Facebook it has been accused of allowing another company to harvest personal data to influence the last U.S. election.

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All I Know Is The Sun Is Shining Yet We Fight All Through The Night

At the music concert the other night, one line by Bliss N Eso really caught my attention…

All I know is the sun is shining yet we fight all through the night

It’s in a song called ‘The Sea Is Rising’ about our collective refusal to tackle environmental issues seriously. However for me, it reflects how easy it is to get caught up in our daily anxieties and forget how beautiful the world is. This is such a part of the modern condition, leading to serious mental health issues, such as depression and psychosis.

For me that line is best summed up by this card… Continue reading

The Tarot of Micro Cheating

Are you micro-cheating on your partner? Are you sure?

Micro-cheating is a series of seemingly small actions that indicate a person is emotionally or physically focussed on someone outside their relationship. It could take place on social media or at work or within your friendship circle.

I guess the answer comes down to one question… Continue reading