The Musings of an Elective Orphan

Sarah Brandis

I’m moving!

Hey guys, I’m moving to a snazzy new self-hosted WordPress site, over here!  http://anelectiveorphan.com/ Please come and subscribe to my new blog site for more of my psychology ramblings. See … Continue reading

January 16, 2015 · Leave a comment

Blog Off!

Hi guys!  I am moving over to a new self-hosted WordPress.org site.  It was about time I learned a bit more website stuff (technical term), and so what better way … Continue reading

January 9, 2015 · Leave a comment

Fears, Phobias, and Other ‘F’ Words.

Having worked as a first aider for a few years, I have seen my fair share of panic attacks.  I have also had a few of my own, but luckily … Continue reading

January 2, 2015 · Leave a comment

Don’t Burst my Bubble!

Sometimes I wish I could live in a bubble.  Oh okay, most of the time I wish I could live in a bubble.  I am only just now, at 33 … Continue reading

December 26, 2014 · Leave a comment

Be the Bobo Doll

Sitting in the bathtub with a cheeky glass of wine is where I do a lot of my deep thinking.  It’s what passes as my own version of mindfulness, when … Continue reading

October 17, 2014 · Leave a comment

New Coach on the Block

As some of you know, I have finished uni and am on my life coaching journey. I am now able to offer my services to the public.  For a fee, … Continue reading

August 20, 2014 · 7 Comments

The Praise Paradox

One of the awesome things about being an Elective Orphan is my unique view of the world.  One of the crappiest things about being an Elective Orphan is also my … Continue reading

July 15, 2014 · Leave a comment

Silly hats – metaphorical and otherwise.

So, apart from the fun of playing dress up in a silly hat and cape, I finally got closure on a big chapter of my life.  I have graduated, YAY! … Continue reading

July 6, 2014 · 1 Comment

The Psychology of Job Hunting

As you guys know, I have just graduated and am scurrying around the job market like a hungry fox… or something like that.  I wanted to write something about the … Continue reading

June 27, 2014 · Leave a comment

How much do we judge a book by it’s cover?

Come on, admit it, we all do it to some degree.  As much as we would all like to believe ourselves to be well informed, open-minded and non-judgemental, sometimes we … Continue reading

June 11, 2014 · 2 Comments
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