Social Distancing is not Social Disconnection

Uncategorized Mar 23, 2020

For the past ten years, I have made it my life’s mission to bring human connection to the forefront of society. To point out how digitally connected we have become and how emotionally disconnected we have become from each other on the back of this.

You see, we can now call someone on the other side of the world from the devices in our pockets. We can wire money around the world in a click of a button or a tap on a screen smaller than a $50 note. Yet, we can’t have face to face conversations. We struggle to sit still and learn and educate ourselves about each other. I would go as far as to say a lot of us don’t even know our best friends as well as we think we do.
Now we have another element tearing us apart, quite literally putting walls between us as a society. It’s bringing the worst traits out in some of our community (the toilet paper smugglers know who they are). Yet it is equally showing the beauty and the potential we have within us to care and to...
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How to Love Yourself

Uncategorized Mar 19, 2020

Have you looked in the mirror lately?

Last week I talked about human connection and whether or not we actually know those in our life on a deeper level, that is a level underneath the surface. This week I want to talk about whether or not we actually know ourselves and if we do know ourselves what are the conversations we are having internally.

In a world that is driven by fame, money and fortune, we are so quick to compare our self to those we idolize. We are so quick to compare ourselves with their flawless lives and achievements. We are so quick to belittle ourselves for not being as successful or possessing what they have. Yet, I ask you this, would you ever belittle or ridicule your best friend for these so-called flaws or inadequacies. No, you wouldn't dare speak to your best friend the way you speak to yourself so why is it that we are so comfortable to bully ourself. When it comes down to it, we are all so incredibly unique, talented and different that the only person...

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Are we really as connected as we think we are?

Uncategorized Mar 18, 2020

I must admit to our community I have found this week’s blog incredibly hard to write. By the time this blog is live, no matter what part of the world you call home, you would have heard of the devastating tragedy that rocked Australia, in particular, Brisbane to its core this week.

On the morning of the 19th of February, a loving mother and her three beautiful children were taken from this world. They were taken in such a horrific way by an act performed by their very own father. Over the past 24 hours, I have constantly questioned myself and my inner community, how and why did this happen? Where have we, as a community, played a role in allowing monstrous acts like this to take place?

I will hold my punches for now, as this is not the forum for personal opinion. However, through times of heartache and tragedy, we must always look inwards to ourselves and our society. To see where we could have, or can now play a part in, ensuring situations like this don’t arise again...

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