Imagine this, a tall person with long arms showing up to a new boxing class. Yes, this was me a few months ago. I felt like an awkward giraffe who had no idea what to do. In my mind, I thought I looked like Rocky Balboa though. I was a little bit embarrassed at first…Read more »
If you’ve never been to Rotorua it’s a town with beautiful scenery, tourist destinations, and hot weather! My partner and I finally visited the place. Of course, the first thing you may notice is an egg smell, which is from the geysers and hot springs. You might get used to it, and it’s stronger in some…Read more »
In our scientific, rational age, spiritual beliefs are often shrugged off as myth. Such as Christianity. When you say this word to people these days they often scrunch up their face or run the other direction. To be fair I turned into one of those people. So this blog is quite a personal journey of…Read more »
When it comes to tattoos, it’s something I’ve always been fascinated about. It brings so much character to a person, and over the years I’ve found it’s such a great conversation starter. I notice quite a few people asking questions about what they should get or where to even start. In this blog, I thought…Read more »
In life, you may always come across difficult situations, bosses, or co-workers. Working with a negative co-worker is like a bad apple. This can affect your whole team in many ways right down to the core. So how do you approach people with a bad attitude? Overcoming work obstacles and negative employees can not only…Read more »
In the past, I wrote many work blogs on how to stay productive. So it makes sense to actually follow my own advice and personalize my own experience with how I stay motivated at work. You already may have guessed it, but yes it’s about Star Wars. Just to make things a bit more exciting.…Read more »
Jade Dandy is a glowing image of someone who has overcome so much. In her pink vintage dress, with her hair flowing down her shoulders, she oozes elegance. Like a mysterious woman from the 60’s, she stands surrounded by retro flowers. Here she is healthy and happy, but you wouldn’t guess from a first glance…Read more »
Growing up as a teenager, I suffered from bad skin. Now, this isn’t just one spot here or there. It was the type of skin that made me want to cancel plans and hide at home. It sounds dramatic but it was red, puffy, and not fun. Not just your typical breakout, we’re talking mountains…Read more »
In my last blog, I opened up about how depression hit me suddenly. It can affect relationships, jobs, and everything else in life. So how can you heal from it? It seems strange to have to think about what to do after being depressed. You become used to the battle of fighting it and overcoming…Read more »
Exciting things are happening in the mental health space, especially in New Plymouth. Last week I got to sit down and catch up with my lovely friend Natalie who has been super busy! In between a delicious coffee and some lunch she told me about her latest project. It’s a beautifully designed book targeting mental…Read more »
Moving into a flat can be an exciting time for any teenager. You finally get to have a slice of independence, have your own room, and begin your life of adulthood. When you meet your flatmates everything seems great at first and they seem so wonderful to live with. But soon enough you’ll realise there…Read more »
I wanted to get a first hand perspective on what people go through when it comes to mental illness.
The mainstream media and their terribly biased coverage of the election made it clear that their “agenda” was pro-Clinton. I’ve found the other side to the story, the one the media likes to keep hidden. Check it out here.
The bright lights, the smell of a new city, and a fresh start. By day downtown is the heart of this booming city. Cups of coffee, greeting friends with a smile, and a biscuit in one hand. Crumbs fall on my lap as I watch the people go by in the street. A lady asks…Read more »
Well I’m now twenty two. There have been plenty of milestones and great memories. A few fashion disasters, and a mullet at some point in my childhood due to an accidental hair cut. Most of all in this post I wanted to share a few things I think are important. 1) Believe in yourself. You have to…Read more »
I recently got engaged to a handsome young man who surprised me with a beautiful ring. After all the celebrations and congratulations, you chuckle with your fiancé because you can now call them your fiancé. Then reality sinks in. I realise we actually have to start planning our wedding eventually. What do I wear? Do I…Read more »