If you feel you should, maybe you shouldn’t.

It is 10pm on a Saturday night and I am watching a drug deal go down in a kitchen somewhere near Brisbane. I have a front row seat and I am totally and utterly balls deep. I can’t look away; I don’t want to walk away, and I have no idea how I even got here. I am inside the …

Emily Chadbourne Mindset Coach Politics and Personal Development

Politics and Personal Development

I don’t know anything about politics. For years and years, whenever someone spoke about politics, asked me about politics or uttered the word politics, my standard response would be, I don’t know anything about politics. As if admitting my ignorance about politics excused my ignorance about politics. But it has come to my attention that that isn’t good enough. Recently, …

Your Silence Is Dangerous

Three things have inspired this week’s blog. Number one is the (honestly) overwhelming response to my blog from last week (Drugs Aren’t The Problem – read it here), the second is the delightful weekend I spent with my mates and the third is Lady Gaga’s recent Grammy’s win. (Some may assume a tenuous link and you’d probably have a fair …

Drugs Aren’t The Problem

There’s been some negative news in the Australian press recently about a music festival called Rainbow Serpent. Why? Well drugs, really. People go into the Australian bush under the blistering sun and dance to music many don’t understand (full disclosure, I don’t out of context) and while they do so, some of the crowd inevitably push their boundaries with substances …