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Welcome to my crazy life - at least I can't complain that it's dull!


I’m a redheaded anxiety sufferer and depression survivor and thriver. I’m also a big introvert at heart. I had dreams as a kid to be a writer, then got lost somewhere along the way. Finally, in my 30's, I've rediscovered my passion thanks to blogging.


Reflections from a Redhead is exactly that - reflections on living, laughing and loving from this formerly quiet as a mouse redhead who always stood in other people's shadows. I've stepped out - now hear me ROAR!


Recent Posts

Slowing Down

Here’s my 2nd ever video post! I’m going to endeavour to make it a weekly feature on this blog, as a way of cracking my shyness, practicing speaking (which can be hard as I talk fast and stammer over my words when I’m nervous…thus the psychologist reference in the video…). I’m finding this quite cathartic actually. Yes, it’s scary watching ... Read More »

Chasing Passions

where will this road lead?

Today I finished up at my job as a project management consultant. It’s been an interesting ride, that’s for sure, but it’s also been the best job I’ve ever had. So why am I leaving? A number of reasons really. There’s not a lot of work out there in my niche. The Perth economy has taken a hit – seemingly ... Read More »

Anxiety can be a right pain in the ass!

Hello anxiety

Anxiety can hit at the weirdest and most inconvenient of times. I’ve experienced anxiety and panic attacks at work, at networking events, at parties, in night clubs and pubs, in the car, in the kitchen, and – strangest of all – in the middle of a jetty. Here are some of the things I lean on when anxiety hits: Remember ... Read More »

How do you live a truly fulfilling life?

Fulfilling lives online summit

In the Revolutionary Lives Online Summit, Alicia Curtis will explore this exact question. I’m not one for blatant promotion, but I just had to share this with you! Alicia Curtis, a good friend of mine and someone who I also credit with helping me to change my life, is bringing together inspiring interviews and workshops with Australia’s leading thinkers to ... Read More »

  • Anxiety can be a right pain in the ass!
  • How do you live a truly fulfilling life?
  • Facing fears
  • Living With Anxiety
  • My Anxious State of Being
  • Good Morning
  • 10 Ways to Cultivate Happiness
  • Giving Back
  • The Miracle of Mindfulness
  • Melting down
  • Don’t Knock the Power of Positivity!
  • Chasing Passions
  • How do you live a truly fulfilling life?
  • Facing fears
  • Good Morning
  • 10 Ways to Cultivate Happiness
  • Living Below The Line
  • Sculpture by the Sea Cottesloe
  • What an AWESOME week!
  • Blogging Authenticity
  • The Sunshine Beach Run 2014
  • I’m a Book Whore