For something different from my normal blogs, I wrote a letter to my younger self. This letter expands on the points I'd originally made on a thread on Twitter from April 2019 started by Amanda Newton, Head of Community at Xero. To my younger self, if I could do it all over again, remember the … Continue reading The Millennials Series: A Letter To My Younger Self
Hi 2020, it's nice to meet you! I have spent some time reflecting over the last couple of days, as we farewelled 2019, and said hello to 2020 and a new decade. Looking back over the last 12 months, I can see that it was a period of massive change, and with that in mind, … Continue reading The Millennials Series: 2020, A Year of Growth
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in Perth, over 2000km away from my family and friends, I realise that I am a different person to the very nervous and withdrawn one … Continue reading The Millennials Series: 6 Months In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.