Courage in the face of fear

Guest post by Anthony Zhou I work with young offenders and even before I started this role, I knew that there was a risk that I could be assaulted. During training, we were informed of staff being assaulted in another precinct. It was always in the back of mind that it could happen to me; it wasn’t a matter of Read More

The Challenge That Tested My Values

A guest post by Anthony Zhou In November 2018, I had a situation where I had to choose between my values or a potential positive outcome if I ignored my values. In self-development, the idea of values and value-based living are common concepts, and I guess they can be considered the building blocks (to identify your core values click here). Read More

Being OK with Not Being OK

There is a lot of stigma around mental illness like depression and the discussion of suicide is a social taboo. If you suffer feelings of helplessness, read this… Read More

Former Victim of Bullying Becomes Authentic

  For as long as I can remember, I have been going through life in a complete daze, disconnected from the world and from myself. I was surrounded by people – yet I was alone. My smile and fake outgoing persona had people fooled that I was this happy and confident person – I was living a lie. I was Read More

How I Faced My Greatest Fear – and Came Out On Top

Awhile back I wrote a blog “Our Greatest Fear” which in my opinion is REJECTION. I am afraid of rejection – especially when it comes to girls. This fear prevents me from asking them out. But since I wrote that blog in July I’ve been working really hard on this. I have recently come back from a trip to Sydney for Read More

Our greatest fear, by Anthony Zhou

Guest writer Anthony Zhou provides us with an insight into the Nice Guy’s biggest fear: rejection. Explore why rejection is not a bad thing but necessary for building confidence. Read More