We are all, I assume, aware of the effects social media is having on womens self esteem. Whilst we , appear to, be making some waves with the #bodypositivity movement, society at large continues to place a great emphasis on how women look. The standards of beauty set for women, largely through the media, impact… Continue reading Why Women’s magazines, aren’t helping women!
!!!!TRIGGER WARNING!!!! Please call 000 if you, or someone you know, is in danger I have been trying to write this blog for over a year, and every time I tried, I would close the laptop, walk away and not return. I've never been shy in admitting that this blog started as a bit of… Continue reading My escape from Domestic Violence
It begins with a sense of impending doom. My heart rate increases, my mouth becomes dry like it's made of chalk. I begin to sweat and my body breaks out in goosebumps. I start to feel nauseous and my head starts to pound from the pain of my tense body and clenched jaw. Noises become… Continue reading When anxiety strikes, unexpectedly
TRIGGER WARNING - CHILDHOOD ABUSE I've been holding in so much ANGER, of late, around the way women are treated by men. What has made my anger boil over is how I see women treat other women. This anger ultimately resulted in a lot of self reflection, on my part, revisiting the past to understand… Continue reading We’re NOT here for your entertainment!How women are seen by men needs to change – and it starts with us!
Things can get a bit deep and serious here on GCM - and after some requests for more fashion posts ,on Instagram, I decided to put together this blog and lighten things up, in between discussing the serious issues. I don't know if its the humid Gold Coast climate, the fact I hate wearing a… Continue reading Maxi Dress – Model Vs Me
In early 2017 I was feeling in a better, healthier place, than I had for a long time. I jumped on my phone in bed and started scrolling through Instagram trying to find "someone'' to follow and support, someone I could relate to. Through out my search I found lots of young, gorgeous ,… Continue reading Body Image – How to deal with the darker days
"Nothing changes, if nothing changes" - Vanessa Haldane People with a good job, good circle of friends, loving family and who are genuinely happy are lucky, right? They've just been handed everything in their life, haven't they? !WRONG! And if you are someone who thinks this way, then I am glad you have visited this… Continue reading Creating a positive life
In 2000 I met him - our eyes locked and it was instant. There was an indescribable connection and level of attraction I didn’t expect on a first interaction. From the second we met we laughed, whether it be at each other’s Ace Ventura impersonations or our similar sense of sarcasm - we have been… Continue reading Married With Children
TRIGGER WARNING! If you fear for your, or someone elses, safety - please call 000 I can pinpoint when it all started. I was about 24 years old and Anxiety had taken over my life in a massive way. I had reached a point where I was afraid to leave the house, I was exhausted… Continue reading A battle within
I arranged a Family Fun Day Fundraiser.... It feels like a blur - but it happened and it was a success. What was my motivation for doing this, you may ask? In 2006 my Father died- suddenly and very unexpectedly from a massive heart attack ,at only 53. Whilst devastating and life changing for… Continue reading M.A.D Fundraiser