Hey folks! It's been 27 days since my last blog post. Er... sorry about that. But it's also been 38 days since I quit drinking alcohol for good. Additionally it's been about 35 days since I quit coffee - another sneaky vice of mine. Now, I should say before I go any further, my alcohol … Continue reading No alcohol, no coffee… no dramas: an update, 1 month into the journey
I've always had an unstable relationship with alcohol - and I will explore this in more depth when I feel strong enough... but I want to tell you about the one week of booze-induced fatigue that would bring the whole drama to a head. Not more than a month ago I was clinging steadfastly onto … Continue reading The Quarter-Life Shift: My hopeful transition into an alcohol-free life
Let’s talk about gender identity! “BLEURGH” I hear you cry, “not ANOTHER lecture about gender identity!” Well... sorry (not sorry). Regardless of whether you believe there are two "and only two" genders, or you believe we should smash the socially constructed binary, or you are on the fence, or hopping between sides, or wherever… it’s … Continue reading The Gender Identity Debate: What’s that all about?
I'll be 26 this year and this has got me all reflective and shit. So this time nearly a decade ago I was probably lying in the foetal position, due to being a loner misfit, sick of pretending to enjoy the start of the six-week Summer Holidays. The Summer of 2008 marked the end of … Continue reading 7 online trends mid-twenties millennials have to try (and often fail) to forget
Hello my lovelies. A few blog posts ago, I talked about my search for a spiritual family. I believe that I was being called to find a new tribe, one that would teach me what it means be a spiritual being in a human body, and a biologically female one at that. The Sacred Feminine is calling … Continue reading The Red Tent: What it is and why all women need to experience it
Hey soul searchers! It's been a heck of a week at work for Betsy Duff. Kayaking and raft building at a Team Away Day on Monday, a flashy corporate dinner on Tuesday, a large-scale art exhibit on Thursday, and a bit of team frisbeeing in the office garden (yep, we have a garden) in between. … Continue reading My healthy, happy week: stepping out of my comfort zone and into faith
"It was an all-round brilliant day and the convention in itself was very well done. However, in case you haven't noticed, I'm a human. Worse - I'm a millennial. So even the most pleasurable of days can leave me with an existential crisis."