mental wellbeing tips

  Last week I flew to Adelaide to celebrate the 21st birthdays of two of my best friends. Being reunited with them was amazing, and I honestly didn't want to get on the plane back to Melbourne. I realised how lucky I am to have such wonderful friends in my life, and how important it... Continue Reading →

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depression-fighting foods

I cannot believe that we are in the second week of November already. It is officially the point in the year where everyone is in a mad rush to meet deadlines and uphold commitments during the downhill sprint to Christmas. For many, the stress-induced mental breakdowns seem inevitable and the prospect of coming out of... Continue Reading →

flourishing

I am not a person, or a personality. I am a mixture of many influences that have infiltrated my being through every sense. I am the music that I listen to late at night, in the dark, under sheets. I am the art that I study, the colours and the textures and the atmosphere evoked.... Continue Reading →

the liberating luncheon

There is something wonderfully empowering about doing things on your own. It is the kind of feeling you get after cutting off your hair, or reaching a long-term goal. This morning, after various blood tests and doctor appointments, I discovered that I am not dying (as Google had me believe). This was obviously fantastic news.... Continue Reading →

blast from the past: The Young Ones

      The Young Ones focuses on the lives of four highly unlikeable uni students that live together in a share house. Although the cult series is over thirty years old, there is nothing else like it. I first watched The Young Ones when I was a teenager. The bizarre humour, student stereotypes and... Continue Reading →

my 21st: a series of events.

I just had what was probably the biggest week of my year. I'll do a quick recap...amongst submitting university assignments, last week I went to the Wombats, had my college ball, went to Green Day, spent the weekend in Fitzroy with family, and turned 21. All in the space of six days. I am stuffed.... Continue Reading →

A moment in time

  Do you ever feel nostalgic for a time or place that you have never actually experienced? That is how I feel about the punk movement and the years that followed it. The way people lived and thought back then intrigues me. I long for the music, the fashion, the culture. I crave it so deeply... Continue Reading →

self-care

This weekend's events (or lack thereof) reminded me of the importance of self-care. Before I tell you why, let me explain that I live on campus at uni. It's a pretty social environment, which suits me because I don't like being alone for too long. However, I do need my own space, which I still have... Continue Reading →

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