Lifestyle · Podcast & Videos

When to speak & when to be silent (podcast)

Our society is completely manmade. It's all a social construct, built and then upheld by everyday people. There are a lot of people in groups that are suffering in our world, and speaking up can be important. But also toxic. That begs the question, then, when should we speak and when should we stay silent?… Continue reading When to speak & when to be silent (podcast)

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Embracing Life’s Grey Areas (podcast)

Today I'm talking about how things can be true and untrue at the same time and that's totally confusing and totally normal! So we should embrace the grey areas, speak in fewer extremes and certainty, and free ourselves with questions that have no definite answers! You're ugly and pretty! You're dumb and smart! You're free… Continue reading Embracing Life’s Grey Areas (podcast)

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How to Undo the Control, Compete, Create Conditioning

This is the final and most important post I'll do in the Undoing Series which tackled our societal problem with competing, controlling and creating an image for ourselves and our lives. PerfectionismRelentless and toxic social media useOversharingPretending to be things we're notPuffing up/showing offComparing ourselves to othersHustle and grind (exhaustion as a badge of honour… Continue reading How to Undo the Control, Compete, Create Conditioning

Lifestyle · Poetry

“You’re You” – a poem for pride month

How do I say goodbye to the cage I’ve imprisoned myself in? Tongue-tied with truths I’m afraid to speak. Inadequate words for experiences I’ve never had. But feelings so strong I couldn’t possibly deny them. But deny them, I do. What does it mean If she makes me feel something Deep? Come out, come out,… Continue reading “You’re You” – a poem for pride month

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Undoing Series: Performance Culture

Continuing with the Undoing Series, today I want to talk about how we are all acting! Yes, that’s right, you deserve an Oscar for the performance you’re always putting on. Let me explain… Even the most authentic, real and honest people will have acted differently at some point. Why? Because different people, places and situations… Continue reading Undoing Series: Performance Culture

Lifestyle · Mental Health

The Undoing Series: The Control, Create, Compete Culture Cycle

In the last podcast episode, I came up with this idea: Control, Create and Compete Culture. We'll call it the 3Cs. Today I will be walking you through what I mean by these things and why we (some of us) have a toxic relationship with them in our society today. Control Firstly, control. I have… Continue reading The Undoing Series: The Control, Create, Compete Culture Cycle