The Friendship Breakup: Wait, What Do You Mean Your Friends Are Responsible? Don’t You Mean Your Doctor?

There seemed to be a bit of confusion surrounding a few of my recent posts, in particular, Because Baby Now We've Got Bad Blood, with a few people asking the same question: How can a friend interfere with your test results? I thought I’d been clear in my previous posts, but there’s one thing I’ve learnt in … Continue reading The Friendship Breakup: Wait, What Do You Mean Your Friends Are Responsible? Don’t You Mean Your Doctor?

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#ButDon’tYouWantToGetBetter: 5 Ways Depression Is Worse Than You Think

Depression.  It’s a term many use lightly. Too lightly.   But for those that suffer from depression, it’s an all-too-real horrific alter-reality that forces you to question your world, yourself, and everyone else around you.  However, that’s the obvious. That’s what you expect someone who suffers from depression would say.  Here are five things that make … Continue reading #ButDon’tYouWantToGetBetter: 5 Ways Depression Is Worse Than You Think

Broken Shards of a Shattered Dream: I Write Sins Not Tragedies Vol #1

Trauma. It’s an ominous word, isn’t it? By itself, it has the ability to fill you with dread as you wonder: What type of trauma? Because that’s what you’re all thinking of. If you’ve suffered a trauma, your memory’s probably flitting to that moment already. If you’re a police officer or a paramedic, you’ve more … Continue reading Broken Shards of a Shattered Dream: I Write Sins Not Tragedies Vol #1

#WhyIDidn’tReport: Yes, Colour Matters In Sexual Assault Cases

— Trigger and Content Warning — Like with the “Friendship Breakup” series, over the next few weeks, I’ll be answering commonly asked questions surrounding, specifically, Dr Ford and the entire fiasco that we just watched.  As this topic is of a sensitive nature, and many of you may have questions or stories you’d like to … Continue reading #WhyIDidn’tReport: Yes, Colour Matters In Sexual Assault Cases

#StopBlamingWomenMakeMenTheIssue: Torres Strait Islanders & Aboriginal People – Names of a Deceased Person

To any Torres Strait Islander or Aboriginal people reading this post, please be warned that this post will be discussing the murder of an Aboriginal woman from 2011. Out of respect for Lynette Daley, her family, and Aboriginal culture, I have left Lynette's name out of the title. Please be warned that Lynette's picture will … Continue reading #StopBlamingWomenMakeMenTheIssue: Torres Strait Islanders & Aboriginal People – Names of a Deceased Person