What is resilience?

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RESILIENCE. What do you think of when you hear this word? This is a word that I have been thinking a lot about lately.

The word first came into my life as having a meaning a few years ago when I was going through a tough situation and someone said to me ‘You’ll be ok because you’re resilient’. Well, that might sound like a nice thing to say, but it really doesn’t resonate when you are feeling down and out.

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Happiness is a Journey

Welcome to my very first blog post!! I’m not even sure where to start.  Maybe the best place to start is by saying this is not a blog about my travels or being an expat. I really don’t travel all that much and I’ve lived in Australia for 10 years….so I don’t feel like an expat. I am just an American who came to Australia over 10 years ago for work and decided to make this country my home. Continue reading “Happiness is a Journey”