Mothers everywhere, please let it be known – I’m in awe of you. Do tell me, how do you do it? I’ve been working full time this week and my niece is over from Perth with my parents – and I wonder to myself, how the feck does any woman do this motherhood malarkey?
Fear. That insidious monster that ever so effectively controls our lives. Prevents us from reaching for all that we deserve, bullying us into submission and quashing all of our dreams. Limiting us. Holding us back. Shutting us down. In our minds we tell ourselves that can apply for that new job, open our hearts to [...]
I was lucky enough to share an uncharacteristic sunny Melbourne day in the depths of winter, with my beautiful friends on their back deck. Whilst soaking up every ray of sunshine and delightfully sipping on a chilled glass of sauvignon blanc, I found myself lamenting on their intrinsic ability to be completely in the moment. [...]
Sleep has become my number one fantasy and I lust for it like a porn addict does double d cleavage. I snatch sleep in my relentless schedule whenever I can, collapsing into bed, and caressing my sheets and pillow like I’m being reunited with a long lost lover. Oh Tontine, I do love thee so. Please let me stay here in your arms a little longer.
Oh, serenity, my long lost friend, you’ve turned up at last. Not only have you knocked on my door, begging to come in from the rain, take your coat off and put your feet up on the couch with a cup of tea and a nice warm jumper, you’ve come with wisdom and insights. Well, yes, do come right in. I’ll even get you a pair of nice warm socks, and, oh, how do you take your tea? White with one?
A reader recently wrote to The Modern Woman’s Survival Guide about her experiences attempting to come off anti depressant medication. Here’s what she had to say: When I wanted to come off my anti depressant medication, I looked on every corner of the earth for support. Those pharmaceutical companies make me a bit cross sometimes. [...]
Sandi Sieger, the Editor-in-Chief at Onya Magazine has something to say, and I’m behind her all the way. First Published in Onya Magazine on March 3rd, 2011. I’ve come to the conclusion that the world is, in no uncertain terms, screwed. I cannot remember the last time I received a bill, ordered a meal or [...]