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.
Middle age isn’t a number. It doesn’t automatically happen when you turn 40 or at any age. It’s a state of being. It occurs in that moment when you realise you can’t do all the things you used to do. It’s that place where no matter how well you live your body falls apart. Some of the signs include… Continue reading →
I often talk about the blessing of having a selfish mom. Or rather, mum, as we refer to female parents here in Australia. This goes against conventional wisdom of course. Most peeps think a selfish mom is a bad mom. Women are under enormous pressure to put everyone else’s needs before their own. From their children. Their husbands. The parents at the school gate. The media. Their own expectations of what’s right.