The Power of Music

It is incredible the way music can make you feel. It can help you remember the good times, remind you of the bad ones, keep your mind peaceful, or be a way for you to express your emotions. As a mother of special needs children, I know the amazing impact that music can have on […]

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.

Being Ready for Change

It was once jokingly asked: “how many psychiatrists does it take to change a light bulb?”. The answer: “One – but the light bulb has to really want to change.” Such a simple joke resonated with me recently. My youngest daughter, Amelia, celebrated her 1st birthday just two weeks ago. In that time, she’s been learning […]

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 Capacity to Learn

Four days ago, I welcomed my third daughter into the world and I have learnt so much already. It’s funny how you can experience something twice before, yet still have the capacity to learn so much more. From breastfeeding technique to the ways you can settle a baby, there is always an endless amount of things […]

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.