I've been very open about my journey with mental illness, but what I didn't realise was that I hadn't shared much about how I manage it outside of powerlifting. One of the benefits of living in a digital age is that there are apps for just about everything - including ones to help improve your … Continue reading The Millennials Series: How Using Apps Is Improving My Mental Health Through Mindfulness
Time has flown by, and I can't believe it's already been 6 MONTHS since I made the move to Perth. As I sit down and reflect on my first 6 months living in Perth, over 2000km away from my family and friends, I realise that I am a different person to the very nervous and withdrawn one … Continue reading The Millennials Series: 6 Months In
With how hectic life has been, it's been a few months since I've had the motivation to sit down and write. Last week I stood up in front of a group of my colleagues and was completely vulnerable as I told them my story of living with mental illness. I was extremely nervous and was … Continue reading The Millennials Series: Being Vulnerable
It's been shown that setting and achieving goals will lead to being more fulfilled with your life. I've spent the last two weeks trying to determine what my goals are for 2019. I've been pretty slack in prior years with actually sticking to my goals. This year I thought I'd document them somewhere public to … Continue reading The Millennials Series: 2019 Goals
2018 has been by far the most challenging year yet. This year has been by far the one which has pushed me the furthest out my comfort zone. I competed in sanctioned powerlifting competitions, travelled to almost every state/territory in Australia at least once, and finally visited some parts of Europe that were on my bucket list.
I'm not going to lie and say my first month in Perth has been easy, it's been far from it. I've had to adjust to living over 2,695km away from my puppy, family and friends. I've been incredibly homesick, and I've cried... a LOT. But despite that, I'm so grateful for my new colleagues and … Continue reading The Millennials Series: The First Month
So, I jumped. Head first into a new chapter of my life. My life is about to completely change and I'm excited to see what the future holds. I'm terrified to be leaving the majority of my friends and family, and my puppy in Adelaide, but... I'm moving to Perth! Yes, you read that right. … Continue reading The Millennials Series: So, I Jumped