Could you choose to refuse single-use plastic for the month of July? Plastic Free July is an award-winning campaign developed to encourage individuals, organisations, businesses and communities to reduce the single-use plastic they use in July. As well as the 31 day Plastic Free July challenge (although if that sounds too hard, you can choose… Read More Plastic Free July challenge
Ration Challenge last day finally arrived! A great initiative from Act for Peace. This past week I have been eating the exact same food rations as a Syrian refugee. I have battled cravings and have reached my final day of the challenge. It was really tough. I was bored to death with rice for every… Read More Mission Accomplished: My last day of the Ration Challenge!
I’m on Day 4 of the Ration Challenge and I’ve been eating rice for breakfast, lunch and dinner almost everyday. I have no snacks, as they’re flat breads and I prefer to save them for the main meals. I had earned 2 teaspoons of instant coffee that I’ve already used, and 8 tea bags that… Read More Day 4 of the Ration Challenge. Half way there!
So this is it! Here’s my food ration for the whole week, starting the Act for Peace Ration Challenge tomorrow Sunday 18 June! A huge thanks to all my sponsors! Together with other 10,000 Australians, we raised $2,199,281 (enough to feed 7,636 refugees for a year). We’re already making a difference in these people’s lives. There’s… Read More I’m taking the Act for Peace Ration Challenge for Refugee Week
I am taking the Act for Peace Ration Challenge during Refugee Week and opening my eyes to what it’s like for refugees to survive on rations. From 18-25 June I will be eating the same rations as a Syrian refugee – just a small amount of rice, lentils, chick peas, sardines, oil and kidney beans.… Read More For one week, I will be eating the same rations as a Syrian refugee
Five years ago, I decided to travel to Bali on my own for an Art of Silence 5 day course. I was not coping with life in general, and I needed something to get away and re-connect with myself. I didn’t have high expectations, but was a bit nervous at the beginning. I arrived one day… Read More Art of Silence and meeting a Guru
Bullying in the workplace is wrong and must be reported. We all know this. But what if the bully is your boss? Half of all Australian employees will experience workplace bullying during their career, a study by the University of Wollongong found. There is a strong link between bullying and mental health. Victoria’s anti-bullying legislation,… Read More Working with a bully (Get out of there now!)