Messages to my 16yo self. There are guys who wanna eat my arse and guys who wanna kick it… that’s life.

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April 25, 2015

There are guys who wanna eat my arse and guys who wanna kick it… that’s life. Trying to make everybody happy or win the popularity game isn’t as important to me as it once was. When I was younger I used to worry all the time about the people who didn’t like me and how I could turn them around. In school I was bullied and after school I found…

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Letters to my 16 yo self. You don’t have to be perfect, just better than you were last time.

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April 22, 2015

There are things that we all want to change about ourselves but what holds us back? One of the things that used to trigger feelings of depression and inadequacy in myself was when I identified something about myself or my life that I wasn’t able to fix no matter how hard I tried. I’d beat myself up all the time, “I know I’m better than this.” I think we all…

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A walk through the rainforest.

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April 20, 2015

Now that I’m back on the Goldcoast I have decided that I am going to make a point of spending more time checking out the National Parks around me and some more of the beaches. I have to admit that I don’t feel like I have been using my time as well I as I could have been when I’ve been travelling to really explore the places I have been…

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Telling each other to ignore the bullies isn’t helpful.

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April 8, 2015

I have grown to dislike it, hate it even when people say to others regarding bullies, “oh just ignore them”. I remember being told “sticks and stones may break my bones but words will never hurt me”, but words do hurt and they can leave scars that run deep and last a lifetime. It was a lazy response from people who were either unwilling or ill-equipped to genuinely help. Telling…

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Gay 101. The value of experiences over things.

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April 6, 2015

Living a life with very few material possessions has taught me to value experiences more than things. The money I have is limited so I have always preferred to spend my time and my money doing things that I thought would enrich my life. I don’t have a house full of stuff, I have only enough clothes to get by in summer and winter, I don’t buy labels I own…

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It’s not my dream that’s too big, it’s my thinking that’s too small.

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March 24, 2015

¬† I was walking along Main beach today enjoying the sun and the water when I started thinking about¬†how my life is going now. Six months ago I was enjoying Europe, travelling and fulfilling a dream that I have had since I was a teenager. Fast forward to the present and there I was enjoying the sun and the surf and thinking about how easily I could spend the next…

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Gay 101. Dealing with the haters.

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March 24, 2015

  I am often asked questions and receive emails from young people asking about how to deal with bullies or people who are making life hard for them. Some have been picked on, others feel that they cannot be themselves because of what other people say about them. Gay, lesbian, straight, bi, transgender, inter-sex or whatever, we are all subject to bullying by others at some point in our lives….

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