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.
In our world of social media, people are crying out for authenticity. I want to try and lead by example.
None of us live the way we really want to, and that should help us show grace to others, and to ourselves.
The message of the Bible is clear: All of our meaningless trinkets will pas away, and all that will be left is our relationships - with God, and with each other.
Getting rid of most of my books was a very difficult process, but worth it, for me.
Though it may be a cultural fad, minimalism has greatly enriched my life.
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.