Mental Health Week and Zen in South Africa

Mental Health Week and Zen in South Africa

Right now, I am sitting on a wooden deck in the peace and quiet of the South African Savannah. I am on a retreat – one part safari, where we go on drives in the Kruger National Park to see animals, and one part yoga, where we get stretchy and bendy under the...
Act-Belong-Commit 2014 Youth Award Winner

Act-Belong-Commit 2014 Youth Award Winner

I am honoured to be the winner of the Act-Belong-Commit 2014 “Youth” Award, which was presented to me by the Hon. Helen Morton, minister for Mental Health. Act Belong Commit is a not-for-profit health promotion campaign that encourages individuals to live...
Mental Health Awareness – Tackling Myths

Mental Health Awareness – Tackling Myths

I am pumped having just come back from a talk co-delivered with a community educator from the Mental Health Carers Association of WA, ARAFMI. The talk was delivered to High School students and talked in-depth about the signs and symptoms of common mental illnesses...