A MIND OF ITS OWN: 4 WAYS I’VE LEARNED TO MASTER MY ANXIETY

I was afraid to speak, so I was never heard. By Tom Varallo. Continue reading A MIND OF ITS OWN: 4 WAYS I’VE LEARNED TO MASTER MY ANXIETY

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TRUST YOUR GUT: WHAT CAN WE LEARN FROM NEWS OF DISGRACED JOURNALISM LECTURER GRANT HANNIS?

As news broke that the former head of journalism at one of New Zealand’s largest universities had been sentenced for a horrific case of indecent assault on an 82-year-old stroke victim in a rest home, messages were flying between journalists who had been through his course. Anna and I did Massey’s Postgraduate Diploma of Journalism with Grant in 2014, and were critical at the time … Continue reading TRUST YOUR GUT: WHAT CAN WE LEARN FROM NEWS OF DISGRACED JOURNALISM LECTURER GRANT HANNIS?

I WAS ITCHY NOW I’M NOT: HOW NEW ECZEMA RESEARCH CHANGED MY LIFE

I was flaking. Not just from my scalp, but from my ears, the sides of my nose, my eyebrows. When I scratched at the incessant tickle around my hairline an off-white mist would drift to my chest, the dead skin getting caught in the fibers of my black, cashmere top. Something you stop wearing when you’re trying to hide your persistent eczema problem. “Do you … Continue reading I WAS ITCHY NOW I’M NOT: HOW NEW ECZEMA RESEARCH CHANGED MY LIFE

THREE’S A CROWD, SHE’S A CAT

“At first when you acted jealous, honestly I thought you were kidding,” I couldn’t help but laugh at the ridiculousness of the question. Or at that the fact I’d asked my ex-boyfriend to answer it. But it’s always in hindsight that you realize how hilarious situations were; how pathetic or dramatic you were being. This was certainly the case for me. As we know, two’s … Continue reading THREE’S A CROWD, SHE’S A CAT