I Love You, (Wo)man.

Remember the friend-less but gorgeously handsome Paul Rudd in the movie, I Love You, Man? Yeah, well P-Rudd and I are kindred spirits – okay, his character and I bear some striking similarities. If you haven’t seen the movie the brief rundown of it is: Paul Rudd’s character proposes to his girlfriend, girlfriend is worried about his lack of friends in the lead up to the wedding, Paul Rudd goes on ‘mandates’ and eventually finds his BFF. Cute, right? Yeah, unless you find yourself also… View Post

Mindful Photography

As a kid,  I don’t think there was anything more exciting than getting my film developed and then going through all the photos I took weeks before! I’ve always loved taking photos, so when the digital camera became more affordable to the middle-class family, it was a very exciting time in my life. No longer did I have to pay for film and processing, nor did I have to wait weeks for my photos to be developed. We could finally capture the ‘perfect’ moment…after a few tries… View Post

My Life With Depression: The Medication & The Overdose

So off I went to my local bulk-billing GP. Having previously only been there for minor issues, they had no history of my depression. I saw a doctor I’d never seen before and he asked me to tick some boxes. Apparently, this was to determine how depressed I was. I can’t recall him asking if I was currently seeking treatment through a therapist, I don’t think he did. Within what felt like 5 minutes, I’d been prescribed some pills. It didn’t seem like a big… View Post

The Mental Health Benefits of Massage Therapy

Happy Wellness Wednesday, friends! I started this week off with a massage – all in the name of science of course, ‘researching’ the mental health benefits of massage therapy! It was that good I could feel myself drifting off into dreamland – only to be woken up by my snoring! Getting a massage is definitely one of my favourite self-care activities. If I had my way (and a dispensable income!), I’d have my own on-call personal masseuse – feelin’ me? I love massages! Not only can a… View Post