select published work:

creative careers & purposeful living:


How the Japanese Concept ‘Ikigai’ Can Help You Live More Intentionally

darling magazine

Feeling Overwhelmed? Try a 'Stop-Doing' List

darling magazine

How Summer Inspires My Creativity

darling magazine

The Psychology of Mountain Culture & Creativity

tasmanian times

What is Purpose Anxiety & Do You Have It?



Creative Productivity Strategies for Non-Morning People

rising tide society


Why 'Follow Your Passion' Isn't Such Good Advice

psych central

writing & literary life:

10 Writing Lessons From Anne Lamott's Bird By Bird

write or die tribe

What Does It Mean To Be A Real Writer?

write or die tribe

Processing & Embracing Rejection As A writer

write or die tribe

Author Interview: Enitan Ige

write or die tribe

Author Interview: Ashley Kalagian Blunt

write or die tribe



positive psychology:

The Psychological Perils of Perpetual Enthusiasm

the ascent

What is 'Positive Self Talk'?

INFJ or ENTJ? Do Personality Tests Really Mean Anything?

psych central

The Comfort of Your Comfort Zone: An Alternative Perspective

psych central

Why Trusting Your Intuition is More Complex Than You Think

psych central

self-care, health, & wellbeing:

Lessons On Quarantine From My Dog

darling magazine

The (Forgotten) Art of Joy

scribe magazine

What is Mindful Self-Compassion?



travel & culture:

The Art of Travel & the Difficulty of Being 'In The Moment'

the banksia woman

Perth Writers Week Review 2019

the westerly, editors desk



relationships & lifestyle:

Is the #GirlGang Hashtag Exclusive?

darling magazine

Unconditional Roots


Ichi-go Ichi-e, 一期一会: Moving Past Nostalgia to Savour the Present

scribe magazine

La Dolce Far Niente: The Sweetness of Doing Nothing

scribe magazine

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Do I contradict myself? Very well then, I contradict myself. I am large, I contain multitudes.
Walt Whitman


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I love new writing challenges that allow me to flex my literary muscles, create content that's personable, delivers succinctly on a clear message, and encourages readers to think more deeply about topics I'm passionate about.


I try to live by the advice know something about everything and everything about something. It's the advice that leads my writing and the clients I work with. So, while my writing may be a little eclectic, everything I write is fuelled by a quiet curiosity and deep interest to better understand both myself and my fellow humans.


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