Why I Wear Makeup.

Why I Wear Makeup.

I was never a confident teenager. I always felt my appearance was plain; I wasn't ugly and I wasn't pretty. At least, not pretty like the girls in magazines or in my classes. I'd spend hours flicking through glossy pages, reading about the latest trends in fashion and makeup, reading how to get flawless skin [...]

“The Demise of The Term ‘Self-Care.'”

“The Demise of The Term ‘Self-Care.'”

Life has a funny way of hitting you where it hurts but your mind and body hit you when you can't hit back. In the last week, while running around and living my life, my mind cracked. It wasn't one particular thing. It wasn't from trying to do or be too much but rather because [...]

My 2020 Resolution

My 2020 Resolution

I never knew my father. What I do know I pulled together from stories told to me. I know he was tall. I know he had eyes the colour of an Australian summer sky. And I know he died after Stage 4 Melanoma spread to his bones. At the age of 12, sitting with my [...]

My Story

My Story

The days I don't want to get out of bed are the hardest. When sleep sticks to my eyelashes as they flutter in the morning light, but I know I need to get up and face the day, because if I stay in bed any longer my whole day will be ruined with nausea, dehydration, [...]