While we all regularly fall prey to nostalgia, I suggest we should steer clear. To prove it, I’ve uncovered a pile of grating poetry I wrote as a youth.
After recent research revealed that Australians endure six years of anxiety before seeking help, I believe we need to address the ongoing stigma that still exists.
I’m two months into fatherhood, and what I’ve experienced is far different to anything I’ve assumed. The feelings of detachment, escape and love are as real as they are insignificant.
My partner and I recently walked down the path of IVF, a winding that is beset by confusion, traps and unexpected confrontation.
Traumatic memories are often placed in the rear-view mirror instead of under the microscope, but how do you work through trauma without it overcoming you? Well…
How are we expected to make social change possible when we pick and choose our exposure alternate opinion? Welcome to the Echo Chamber.
Work-life balance is a precarious tightrope to walk. Compared to most of my friends, however, my tip-toed path in achieving it has operated in reverse.
To some, the school bully represents a motivational force, but what do we make of those who perpetrate the acts?
The current political and business system makes victims of us all, right? Well, only if you let it, for that same system allows great philanthropism too.
Whilst we might overthink the concept of mindfulness, the path to achieving it may be not be too different to the one we walk every day.
Escaping the big smoke (the place, not our site) for Kangaroo Island unveils a dramatic landscape where nature openly mocks art.
There are positives to be gained from bouts of madness from time to time, but knowing the “why” is far more rewarding than the act.
The concept of outrage culture has firmly taken root, but can positives be wrung from it or has the argument just got louder?
Basing our opinion on our emotional reaction makes us feel safe, but it is merely a defence of not knowing enough about the topic.
A trend in Russia allows you to destroy a room full of objects in the name of inner peace, but it’s akin to putting a band-aid on a broken limb. | Grant Spencer
Our resident wordsmith and Doctor Phil, Grant Spencer, gets real with the first world condition of self-sabotage.
According to science the coffee nap is the most effective type of power nap, so we tasked Grant Spencer with testing it…he may have taken it a bit too far.
Grant Spencer takes us deep into the void, trying to make sense of the self-destruction that has claimed great artists in the past.
Psychologist and TBSer Grant Spencer looks at the phenomena of the suicide note and offers some help in addressing the situation.
We sent wordy celiac (and compulsive snob) Grant Spencer on a mission to uncover Sydney’s more, how do we put it, “surprisingly” good eateries.
Back from a holiday? Great! Before you tell us all about it, Grant Spencer has some advice on the danger of travel stories.
Resident cool guy Grant Spencer has a discovered a cool new hangout – on a school night! – so hop to LazyBones Lounge in Marrickville, daddy-o.