Money Doesn’t Always Matter

If anyone were in a position to say that money matters, it’d be me. My husband and I are in our early 20s. We have three young children, all of whom have special needs. Some days we’ll have to spend $500 on appointments alone, other days it’ll just be the rushing around of other appointments. […]

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 You Should Love & Appreciate Others

I’ve never been the biggest advocate of birthdays and holidays. I’ve always thought the celebrations were too commercialised; there was too much pressure to buy the right gift, ridiculous amounts of money were spent, and there was not enough focus on loving people all year around. But three days ago, I celebrated my birthday and […]

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 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.