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Learning Not To Sweat The Small Stuff

Learning Not To Sweat The Small Stuff

Photo by Andy Powell   I’ve been reading this book I found in an op-shop called “Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff for Women” by Kristine Carlson. I guess the title gives it away, but the book gives you 100 different pointers on how not to stress over the little things in life. I’ve been reading it...

The Liberals obsession with surpluses

The Liberals obsession with surpluses

Photo courtesy of Dave Morris   Over the last few days of the election campaign, the issue of the ALP spending $100 million per day came up. And no doubt, this was an issue that the Liberal Party raised to get Australians to vote their way. Fact checkers checked and it turns out Abbott and...

Where’s the ethics in fashion?

Where’s the ethics in fashion?

Photo by Terry Russell   Like most females, I have a predisposition for all things fashion. I used to be obsessed with fashion magazines and had subscriptions to two of them. I enjoyed window shopping and browsing the racks even when I didn’t have any money. On weekends, my friends and I would spend countless hours...

The value of volunteering

The value of volunteering

I attended Catholic schools all my life and “RE” or “Religious Education” featured heavily. As we entered into high school, we were expected to behave like good Catholic citizens and give back to the community. In Year 10, the “Community Development” program was part of our school curriculum and as a result, we were expected...

Political Apathy

Political Apathy

Photo courtesy of Mike Sansone Recently I have been following a discussion on-line and one of the commentators stated “they didn’t care” who won the election because both the “Australian Labour Party and Liberal Party didn’t give a f#@! about anything other than the $$$”…. BAD ATTITUDES LEADS TO MORE NEGATIVITY I’m not sure about...

For all you fence sitters

For all you fence sitters

There’s only a few more days to decide who you are going to vote for in the Federal election this Saturday and I’m surprised how many people are still undecided. So if you are a fence sitter, I can help. I’ll let you in on who NOT to vote for…. Don’t. Vote. Liberal. And here’s...

What I Know For Sure

What I Know For Sure

Photo courtesy of Alan Light   Visiting my partner’s parents place up in Brisbane, I noticed some inspirational reading on their toilet wall. It was hard not to notice – the articles were plastered on the wall right in front of your face as soon as you sat down. I must say though, it made...

The Morning After

The Morning After

Photo courtesy of Joe Cashin Photography People use the excuse that they were drunk as if that helps the pain of what they did go away. They expect the people around them to forgive them readily and ask that they don’t think too much of what had happened, what was said, what was done the...

The Carnage: A Mass Firing

The Carnage: A Mass Firing

Photo by Orin Zebest Yesterday I witnessed some of my work friends get fired. They were on contract. Temp staff. Like me. And they were dispensable. Some had been there five months. Others only three. They knew that they were on a temp assignment only. That the contract was not a permanent position. They also...

Christian Fundamentalists

Christian Fundamentalists

Photo courtesy of Brett Jordan   I was raised as a Christian and consider myself a Christian because I am a firm believer and try to follow the teachings of Jesus Christ and his message of love, forgiveness and compassion. So imagine my surprise when I get this email about the upcoming Australian federal election...