Being Proud of Who You Are

I’ve never been one to succumb to what other people thought or wanted. I’ve always been an individual; staying true to my morals and resisting social pressure. But sometimes, following through with this resistance can be easier said than done. There is always so much pressure from society to “look” and “act” a certain way. […]

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.