Community awareness

I am enough.

“You’ll make a beautiful bride.” With this one sentence I found myself caught like a deer in the headlights, en route to an unnecessary—and somewhat misguided—reality check from a stranger. While you might think it sounds like a compliment, a backhand quickly followed. After dishing out advice on what NOT to wear if I walk […]

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Today I saved three lives

Today, in less than 10 minutes, I saved three lives. I can almost hear you gasp and wonder who was crazy enough to let me—the girl who barely passed high school biology—loose near patients (I work in the marketing department of a not-for-profit hospital). Fear not!  I am not about to hit the headlines as the latest untrained quack to […]

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The four letter word you should say everyday … RUOK?

{Trigger warning: This article contains information about suicide which may be upsetting to some people.} According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics, approximately six people suicide in Australia every day. That equates to one death every four hours. Six people who have families that love them; friends who will miss them. Lifeline report that for every completed suicide […]

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