Family Feud, Folding the Washing and Making a Fresh Start

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By: Yvette Cherry

I love Family Feud and I like to think I’m quite good at it. I’m better at Wheel of Fortune though. Even when I was nine years old I could guess all the phrases without any of the letters. One year my neighbour Shelley applied to be on Wheel of Fortune and I was more than a little jealous. I laughed when she told me how she had to climb the fence at Channel Ten because she was late for her audition, but deep down I was just a festering ball of envy. Continue reading “Family Feud, Folding the Washing and Making a Fresh Start”

Got Some Goals for the New Year? Great. Just Don’t Forget This

By: Sheridan Voysey

I can be a dreamer, ready to follow a latent idea or new goal. My journal is full of ideas for books, programs and more (you do keep a journal to collect and test your dreams, right?). So when I was asked what my hope for the new year was, my mind automatically went down the path of goals and ambitions. But something wasn’t right. There’s more to life than career goals. Continue reading “Got Some Goals for the New Year? Great. Just Don’t Forget This”

Real Rest

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By: Susan Browning

There is this narrative in our conversations, I know you’ve heard it, in fact you probably know it all too well: we simply can’t find time to be still. We look forward to the holidays we work so hard to take, we’re too busy to have time to ourselves, we’re onto the next thing before this thing has begun, we’re living in our future ideal. Continue reading “Real Rest”

How to Scroll Through Instagram Without Hating Yourself

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By: Jennie Scott

Goodness, I wanted to be like her.

I somehow started following her through Instagram, that wonderful and terrible social media app that lets us peer into the lives of people we don’t even know. She is a lifestyle and fitness guru, one of those people who is gorgeous and seems to turn everything she touches to gold. Continue reading “How to Scroll Through Instagram Without Hating Yourself”

Storms Are Life

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By: Elaine Fraser

For a long time it seemed to me that life was about to begin – real life. But there was always some obstacle in the way, something to be gotten through first, some unfinished business, time to still be served, a debt to be paid. Then life would begin. At last it dawned on me that these obstacles were my life. Alfred Souza Continue reading “Storms Are Life”