Being Brave

I love the song Brave by Sara Bareilles. I gather it is about a young man coming out. Yet it means something else to me. For me, it was and is about speaking out about my situation, Now I dedicate it to all the other survivors of narcissistic abuse. Find your voice and be brave. …

Victorian Bushfires

Report from 9:34 am AEST My friend is huddled in her car with her husband, sheltering from a bushfire right now. They are sitting in their car, parked by the water. The sky is glowing red and they are waiting for fire to descend upon them. My friend is close to running to the water.Their …

Learning

Richard Branson You don’t learn  to walk by following rules. You learn by falling over. Through dealing with toxic people I have learned that seeking peace is ironically often  a fight. Watching Bobby Kennedy give his speech I recognised he was actually engaged in a battle. The weapons were truth, humility and courage. My ways …

Words of Courage

Speeches are important. Churchill’s stirring words helped Britain get through some of the darkest days  in its history. One only has to hear Martin Luther King’s “I have a dream.“, to evoke a powerful moment in time. Sometimes the best words are spoken with courage, after a terrible tragedy such as Rosie Batty’s words after …