Say yes. And if you can’t, at least say maybe.

When I turned 18 I swore to myself that I’d start living life to the fullest. But I didn’t. I went to a handful of parties, scraped my way through year twelve by the fingernails and ended up at university in 2015 so disengaged with my own existence that I began to believe I had […]

Communication Anxiety

Why was there not a class at school called “How to Make a Phone Call and Sound Like a Human and Not an Anxious Moron?” I would really like to know why the government did not see fit to chuck that into the curriculum at any stage. Nowadays I pick up the phone and my […]

One heck of a year, even though it’s only been nine months. 

It’s been eventful. Tumultuous. Crazy. Hectic. Stressful. A bloody nightmare and a golden age. Suffice to say my year has not at all panned out like I expected, in fact it’s taking so many unexpected turns along the way that I’m finally experiencing what it’s like to live life without a road map. Take it […]

Year 12: “It’s just another year, I’m serious.”

The biggest mistake teachers, students and parents make when approaching year twelve, is thinking that just because the final score is calculated a little differently, this somehow turns a perfectly ordinary year into one of endless study, torturous timetables and a life of utter grey. There are two types of people who do well in […]

Don’t let people rush you into choosing your future: A message to year 12’s

Year twelve can be a massively stressful period for a lot of students and their parents. Trying to zero in on exactly what course or job, where and when. How the heck are you going to afford to live in a flat when you already put the deposit on the Balinese resort for schoolies? What […]