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What does kindness really look like?

I love this photo of a woman hugging a homeless man at Sydney’s Central Station last year – not just because of the inherent kindness in her action, but because of the humanity. The image, captured by Johnny Barker and published in The Age, really pushed me to consider how far out of my comfort […]

It’s all in the question

We tend to judge others so harshly when they fall short of our standards or expectations; especially when they act with cruelty or without integrity. But imagine the seismic shift that would occur within us, and the world, if we stopped demanding “What’s wrong with you?!” and started enquiring “What happened to you?”. I first […]

Follow the leader

Follow the leader!

My son’s friends laugh when I say please or thank you to Siri or Google Home. Most of the time I laugh too. I know it’s ridiculous but I’m from the generation where please and thank you are as automatic as a sliding door, so it still surprises me when they’re missing from daily interactions. […]