It's not a black and white choice, but sometimes having your own independence is more important than your own home.
Any married couple will tell you that having a good marriage takes work, and living a good life as a single person is no different.
Life gets in the way sometimes, and that's OK.
In the grand scheme of things, I reckon you'd be better off if you failed the HSC than buying into the lie that your self-worth comes from getting a high number next to your name.
I did an experiment to try and grow my self-confidence.
Getting rid of most of my books was a very difficult process, but worth it, for me.
The only person's behaviour you can control is your own. It's important to be self-aware. How's your diet, sleep and exercise? Don't forget God's grace.
It was a big year, with a lot of personal change and growth.
It's simple, really. Deny that you have feelings, and deny your personal power to make any kind of positive change.
One of the most frustrating things about living with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome is feeling like a total failure.