Post Tagged with: "little bits of life"

What does a word weigh?

What does a word weigh?

Rhonda Perky reflects on the weight of words in how we conceptualise our experiences.

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Why I’m not buying ‘Instagram star’ Essena O’Neill’s rage quit from social media

Why I’m not buying ‘Instagram star’ Essena O’Neill’s rage quit from social media

Essena O’Neill may be weeping her carefully crafted ‘this is REAL’ and ‘I’m doing it for my 12-year-old-self’ story all over her website, but she is also asking you and me to send her money now that she has to make a living like the rest of us.

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Feel the fear

Feel the fear

From the blog: Rhonda Perky learns a tough lesson in feeling the fear and doing it anyway.

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What I learned from online dating

What I learned from online dating

Online dating taught me less about love and lust and more about confronting my fears. I didn’t always have a good time, but I collected an array of new experiences, and ultimately skills that have helped me learn and grow socially and professionally.

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The Magic Number

The Magic Number

‘Is a girl who’s slept with 100 guys a bad person?’ This is an actual question from the dating site, OkCupid. Not, ‘Would you feel differently about a person, and in what way?’, but ‘Is she a good or bad person’? At the beginning of my year of living tartily, I could count my lovers on a […]

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5 Reasons Listicles Should Be Abolished

5 Reasons Listicles Should Be Abolished

You won’t believe what happens when you read this click-bait article!

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My dirty little secret

My dirty little secret

Or, ‘Just another coming out story’ ‘How did you cope being in a heterosexual relationship for ten years?’ For as long as I can remember, I’ve had a boyfriend. For longer than that, I’ve had fantasies about women. Not as one woman shagging another, but as a man shagging a […]

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Inertia

Inertia

in·er·tia  (ĭ-nûr′shə) n. 1. Physics: The tendency of a body to resist acceleration; the tendency of a body at rest to remain at rest or of a body in straight line motion to stay in motion in a straight line unless acted on by an outside force. 2. Resistance or disinclination to motion, action, or change: the inertia […]

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Breaking up is hard to do

Breaking up is hard to do

As a Melbournian I find myself in a difficult position. I need to break up with my city. Yesterday it became apparent to me that I am clinging to my relationship with Melbourne’s inner city. Yesterday it became apparent that I had a relationship with my city. And today I […]

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