Life’s Too Short to Be Angry

There is a saying that I tend to live by. It goes along the lines of: “For every minute you spend angry, you lose 60 seconds of happiness.” Today, I didn’t abide by this philosophy and lost about an hour of my life. The close call It was only 9.30am this morning and I’d already thought […]

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.

The World is Not Just Black and White

I’ve always known I was different. I was the sort of 15 year old who ran twenty-five websites in her spare time, the 16 year old who’d spend hours giving her 22 year old friend relationship advice, and the 17 year old who already knew a lot about marriage. I may have been the typical […]

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.

Kind People Are My Kinda People

Everyday, we are given the opportunity to be kind to others. What we say or do, and how we go about it; could determine the way we make someone feel. Two months ago, I reached my heart out to a very dear friend of mine, and it only brought our friendship closer. Having sympathy for […]

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.

Why We Need to Have Dreams and Goals

I spoke to a young man yesterday who inspired me, to say the least. He stood in front of a group of people, talking about his life plan for the next 6 months. It was a well-thought out plan, which demonstrated why dreams and goals are so important to our future. Photo Credit: graur razvan ionut […]

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.