When did we all stop playing and having fun? Was it when we turned 18 and officially became an adult? Was it when we were teenagers and thought that being on the swings at a playground was lame? Or was it when we realised that people were judging us for our actions, and so we … Continue reading It’s time to PLAY!
Last weekend, hundreds of thousands of people celebrated Mardi Gras in New Orleans, and this weekend it’s Sydney’s turn. I can’t help but feel jealous that I can’t be alongside my friends celebrating diversity and inclusion at the pride parades, but I am grateful that I can celebrate openly from home. A closet is not … Continue reading The Importance of Self-Love
Why is it that the easiest tasks are sometimes the hardest to undertake? In theory, my latest task was simple enough – write about my year and what I’d learnt. The intentions were there and every day for the last three weeks I would tell myself that ‘today is the day’. I would turn on … Continue reading The Journey is Just the Beginning
Three days ago a new documentary was released, called Rise of the Sufferfests. The doco explores the phenomenon of obstacle course racing, but also delves into the psychology behind why people like me do what we do. On the first day of its release I had a few friends contact me to tell me that … Continue reading Through Pain Comes Strength
Earlier this week the news broke that Battlefrog would be cancelling all their races meaning I had a weekend free. A few people were commenting on Facebook about trying to find something to do when a comment appeared that got me thinking. The comment was by Don Devaney, and it said that I need to … Continue reading Finding Comfort in Discomfort
My Nanna was a hoarder. She would keep things that had no value, and never wanted to throw things out because she believed that she may need it someday, just in case. I may not be as bad as my Nanna was, but I definitely like to keep stuff that I don’t necessarily need. Every … Continue reading Let It Go