Mental diary of a long run

I say “Seeya soon” to KT – I’m not sure how long I’ll be. I just want to get out there and run for a while – a long while – without worrying about how far or how quick – to just enjoy the space. 1-2KM The first kilometre is always the longest, as the […]

Running: The non-thinker’s exercise

This article was originally written for and published by Writer’s Bloc. Exercise is well known to be good for mental, as well as physical, health. Numerous studies have even shown that it can boost creativity. It is one of those activities that scientists say can actually change your brain and keep it healthy. Through my recovery from […]

The workplace: Where mental illness stigma thrives

This article was originally written for and published by human rights online magazine, Right Now. The workplace is a breeding ground for mental illness stigma: where increasing pressure creates and exacerbates stress, and increasing uncertainty encourages a culture of silence. For many of us work is our second home, so it is concerning that so many Australians, upon entering […]

Placing human rights within humanity

This book review was originally written for and published on human rights online magazine Right Now. Essays From Near and Far | James Dryburgh James Dryburgh’s Essay’s From Near and Far is not a ‘human rights book’ per se. The constant thread running throughout this collection of essays is a reflection on the nature of […]