Chaos is everywhere and we’re all overwhelmed, but here’s why anxiety should take a back seat.

I find myself very teary this week. There are so many issues right now stirring me up and not one of them is less important than another. The tragic and horrific death of George Floyd. The Black Lives Matter movement with growing protests across the world and the unrest in Hong Kong. All the COVID-19 stuff rumbling around the media and the intense anxiety of waiting for news of a 14-year-old autistic teenager lost in the dense Australian bush. It’s like all these things sit right under the surface of my skin, knitting themselves in...

Mental Wellness Monday: Real Resources for Aussies

We are living in extraordinary times and each person's capacity to manage the daily, sometimes hourly, changes to our lifestyles is being stretched to the limit. Thankfully, we have a ton of wonderful resources, services and support to help us get through. I've listed some favourites below. The links are focussed around the current COVID-19 … Continue reading Mental Wellness Monday: Real Resources for Aussies

COVID-19: How are we going to respond?

It's Sunday morning and the sun is streaming into my apartment. Yet the world has only one focus right now, and like Sauron's Eye, we are transfixed on COVID-19 and how it is transforming not only our economic and social landscape but our mental landscape. And try as I might not to be, my heart … Continue reading COVID-19: How are we going to respond?