Down, not beaten


For Loz. Her tarnished pride was fading But she couldn't let it go She holds herself together Not wanting pain to show A fall from grace so sudden The future seemed so bleak She'd thought her life secure At Centrelink no one speaks Noone blames the husband Of her he'd just outgrown His job was … Continue reading Down, not beaten

Morsels


She awoke with a start, unsure whether she had heard something or jerked in her sleep. It was still daytime, and she was alone. He hadn't returned from wherever he went most days, so for now she just waited for something to happen. She had been dreaming of a place he had taken her once, … Continue reading Morsels

Mental Health Stigma and Why Telling Your Boss Is So Hard


Telling your boss that you have a mental health problem is hard. Really hard. Even though you've made major gains in taming your dragons; even though you have strategies and mechanisms in place to manage your condition and keep you productive; even though you'd have no issues telling them you need time off or consideration … Continue reading Mental Health Stigma and Why Telling Your Boss Is So Hard