Talk Nerdy to Me: Understanding Gen-Y & the Barnum (effect)

*The following blog post contains views that are personal and entirely my own*

Since starting my own career journey in the glossed halls of retail in 2008, I have had some compelling experiences. As a result, I am motivated to improve the experience of Gen Y in our workplaces.

As a paid employee and Intern/Volunteer, I have regularly witnessed and experienced (the) varying degrees of success in the workplace.

Generation Y are an information-saturated Generation, our interests are in no way limited by our chosen industry or study.  I, personally orbit both the creative  and the analytical (in no particular order): fashion, retail, social media, blogging, current affairs, politics, history and digital communication.

Contrast can be challenging for such a talented generation who are attempting to harness the benefits of this so early in our careers.

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And Everything Inbetween: My first fitness Bootcamp

Not every day you find someone who really gets your heart started.
I had the pleasure of discovering yet another excellent Perth creative, Keely of KCfit. She is a #girlboss guaranteed to get your heart started!

Having discovered the warm and friendly climate outside of my comfort zone, I decided to challenge myself – attending my first fitness Bootcamp.

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Frocktober 2015: Dress Memory

This week, I hung up all the donated frocks I have recieved.
I’d had a stressful day at work and was feeling a tad overwhelmed; so I needed a orderly task to calm my brain.

Seeing all the frocks, I am amazed. How lucky have I been to get so many wonderful dresses from so many wonderful women?!

A spiritual moment….?

As I unpacked each frock, I recognised some of them – friends’ dresses from moments in time that I’d shared with themand started getting sentimental.

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Frocktober 2015: I didn’t always rock a frock

My relationship with dresses has been an interesting one in my 23 years on earth so far….

Dresses weren’t my first choice of clothing when I was growing up. early-2000s-popPlaying dress ups as a young girl resulted in a love of dressing up (wearing lip gloss to the dinner table regularly, according to Mum!). Dresses and skirts felt like ‘Uniform’, a sentiment from my school days – I preferred pants, thanks to the late 1990s  and early 2000s trackpants, low cut and wide leg jeans trends.

I have come to love dresses, in all their diverse, trendy complexity. But it be a challenge to not be able to fall back on my well-worn default of jeans with converse or heels.

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