Saving lives with the science of positive thinking

Saving lives with the science of positive thinking

You’re walking down the street when you hear from behind you a dreadful noise somewhere between a car crash and a fireball. You stop, every hair on your body now standing to attention. You turn. And there, a few metres away, is a snarling lion with hungry eyes and a...
Rethinking how we celebrate birthdays

Rethinking how we celebrate birthdays

I want you to think about your birthday. Birth. Day. Two words. We tend to celebrate birthdays as an accumulation of years; the amount of time that has passed since that moment we first dragged air into our lungs. As a child, we yearn to be older, to be...
Choice and peanut butter sandwiches

Choice and peanut butter sandwiches

Let’s take a look at a six-letter word that crops up a lot in the unplanned or crisis pregnancy space: choice. The Oxford Dictionary defines it as, “An act of choosing between two or more possibilities.” In Australia, when women are given ‘choice’ it usually just...
Motherhood is not a job title

Motherhood is not a job title

Motherhood is not a job title. Sometimes the simplest statement can hold such revelation. But in a world where women do juggle so many titles, and motherhood is one of many jostling for our time and attention, the implication of that little bundle of words can be...
Is post-abortion syndrome a myth? A response.

Is post-abortion syndrome a myth? A response.

On Monday, lifestyle website Mamamia published a story on post-abortion syndrome. And then promptly removed it. The hugely popular women’s news and gossip site came under heavy fire for spreading misinformation. Other news outlets interviewed health professionals and...

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