Masterchef… and men’s mental health

Masterchef… and men’s mental health

I’m a big Masterchef fan. I love food, I love stories, I love Melissa Leong’s choice in BIG earrings – what isn’t there to love?! So it was with some trepidation that I approached the last 15 minutes of tonight’s episode. Channel 10 had been promoting an emotional...
Managing anxiety on your own

Managing anxiety on your own

I’ve been lucky throughout my career to work with managers who have been focused on my professional development. But whenever we sat down for a semi-regular performance chat, one question would always stump me – “What are you doing well?” I...
Whelmed

Whelmed

About ten years ago, I went to a big debating competition in the US with some of my now-closest friends (yes, I’m cool). It was an incredible trip filled with new experiences, wonderful people, and we performed really well in the competition. Yet, it became a...
Safe space

Safe space

“It’s very important that I get home. I recharge. It fills me back up with happiness.” – Susan Calman Anyone who’s spoken to me recently has heard me obsessing about Susan Calman’s* new podcast, Mrs Brightside. She speaks with a...
Forgetful

Forgetful

I am the woman you want on your trivia team. I have an obsessive memory for facts. I thrive at work because I can draw on obscure documents I read four years ago. I remember the birthdays and phone numbers of people I went to primary school with. I learn things...