Creatives and their wellbeing #initiative #health

It was fantastic to read about this new initiative for the arts sector this week. I’ve known for a long time people working in the entertainment industry experience anxiety, depression and substance abuse in higher numbers than other industry groups in the general population.  Suicide rates are high in this sector also. So indeed there […]

Be a Writer of Relevance. #Diversity #GlobalCommunity

E-motions… all writers should understand the affective state of consciousness, happiness, fear, hate, gratitude, desire, denial etc., to the best of their ability. One of the reasons I chose the studies in counselling and now in families and community service is so I have a devoted understanding of the framework of human development, vulnerability and […]

Be More Than… Support Your Community #Volunteering

Supporting, assisting and coordinating are the skills I’m most proud of. Telling stories is another passion of mine. I’ve always believed that having a strong background in humanities and community service aids in my ability to be a better writer. Learning how to assist in enabling people to solve their problems requires a holistic approach, […]

#Achievement… A Sign of Hard Work #Writing

It’s been a couple of months since my last post. That’s not because I’ve given up on blogging, disgruntled or overwhelmed by the thousands of new blogs posts that go live every day.  Ah, maybe hundreds of thousands. Anyway, let’s not go there this early in the morning.  The reason for my nonexistent show and […]

Connect adventurously #Hiking in the Lamington National Park #Australia

Connect adventurously…Yesterday my daughter, her partner and I hiked the Illinbah Circuit. It’s a 16.6 km hike in the Lamington National Park. It has a  recommended walk time of  8 hours.   The track’s classification is a class 5 hike. A class five is categorised like this: Steep track with irregular surface and loose stones […]

Songs and Sounds from the Starchild Series.

Sharing today… I decided to share a few very amateurish (I’m no songstress that’s for sure) recordings by me. These were recorded while I was writing book one, two and three.  I tend to record something as I go because this is the purest of creative time for me. It’s when I am part of […]