From the moment you wake up you have a choice: you can either be on your own team or not. You can choose to feel overwhelmingly let down by the world – that’s easy. Switch on the news and you’ll be bombarded with a constant stream of human beings treating each other poorly. Sadly, we […]
About Corrine Barraclough
Corrine Barraclough is a freelance writer who worked on magazines and newspapers in London, New York and Sydney before going freelance. She was meant to visit the Gold Coast for six months - and is still here four years later. Having had zero work/life balance for many years, she prioritises happiness over stress and adores the GC lifestyle. Having hung up her drinking boots three years, she loves yoga, meditation, beach walks, coffee, and lives a quiet life with her little old rescue dog Baylee.
Entries by Corrine Barraclough
Considering it’s so common, loneliness is not something we often discuss. It can conjure up images of an elderly person sitting alone and has unhelpful connotations of being unpopular. None of these come close to reality.
Looking back, I think depression first kicked in for me as a teenager but I had no idea what it was then. For many years I stumbled along self-medicating and probably in denial. I didn’t know where to begin unravelling all the confusion that swam around inside my head, I didn’t want to tell anyone […]
It is often said we are living in the age of entitlement. That is, people have become increasingly self-centred and have an inflated sense of deserving the world without putting in the hard work. Many believe this is because we’ve made life so busy for ourselves. Technology is always there and life has become 24/7 […]
Now that I practise mindfulness as part of daily life, I realise that I lived in a state of chaos for a very long time. Learning to still the mind and bring attention to the present moment takes practice. The more you practise the easier it gets, and the more of a difference you’ll see […]
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