The True Spirit of Christmas

Over the years, I have struggled with my attitude towards Christmas. In my household as a child, this holiday season did not hold great significance, nor did it not mean a thing. We celebrated every year by seeing family and sharing gifts. But the focus was on our loved ones, not a love for gifts. […]

Thuy Yau is a freelance writer and Youth Work graduate living in Perth, Australia. She loves to share personal stories about overcoming adversity, as she believes that human beings are more capable than they realise. She writes to make a positive difference in the world and to inspire others to learn from themselves and their own experiences. Her writing has been discussed on radio, won writing contests, appeared on The Huffington Post UK and major Australian sites such as news.com.au, SMH, Kidspot and Essential Kids. She volunteers her time as Newspaper Project Manager for Millennium Kids, a youth empowerment organisation.