• A job for life doesn’t exist anymore and that is excellent news. Follow your passion.

    By Shelly Horton There are a lot of naysayers predicting doom and gloom when it comes to future employment in Australia. A new study, by Deloitte Access Economics, shows more than two thirds of Australian workers believe having a job for life no longer exists. There is a lot of pressure on teenagers to choose […]

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  • Running toward danger. Why journalists need to be able to compartmentalise to survive.

    By Shelly Horton While others run from danger, journalists run towards it. It’s our job to get to the scene of the crime/disaster so we can then relay information back to our audiences. In the wake of the horrific Orlando shooting, journalists from around the world set up outside the nightclub to feed information to […]

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  • How a letter to yourself can crystalise your dream job

    Here’s a story I wrote for Open Colleges that applies to everyone unsure of where their career is heading. (Pic credit: Luis Llerena, StockSnap) Write your way to your goals I’ve always been pretty driven and I knew I wanted to be a journalist but after that my goals were a bit hazy. In my […]

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  • What I wore…

    Love my new Leina Broughton dress. You can buy it by joining @liketoknow.it www.liketk.it/2jsMY #liketkit  

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  • More outfits

    Oh rain please stay. I want to wear this jumper more. You can buy it here: www.liketk.it/2f867 #liketkit  📸 @d_b_robinson Yay! My #JPGforTarget outfit arrived. I just checked and there is still some stock left. I’m so in love with his shoes. Shop the look here:  www.liketk.it/2fwlB #liketkit 📸 @d_b_robinson   Here’s a secret… I wear my @peteralexanderofficial […]

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  • Now you can shop my looks

    I’m pretty excited to be asked to join RewardStyle.com I was dubious at first because I’m not a fashion blogger and I’m not a size eight.  But I am asked what I’m wearing all the time and I think not enough people proudly dress for their shape so I decided to give it a go. […]

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  • New feature to my blog

    From time to time I will be adding information about my outfits or props in our shoots that you can buy.  Stay tuned more to come.

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  • Deep breath… and welcome to ShellShocked Media.

    Hello there! Welcome everyone.  I’m really proud to have launched ShellShocked Media.  It’s taken longer than I thought and it’s been a shit load of work but finally… we’re LIVE! I don’t know about you but I’m 42 years old and the older I get the harder it is to change. Change is hard and […]

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  • Vampire facial

    I just want to get one thing straight. I tried the Vampire Facial before Kim Kardashian. I was the first journalist in Australia to try it when I had my neck and décolletage treated in 2011. KK tried it in 2013. Then in March this year I let the blood suckers at my face. But […]

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  • I want to punch my ovaries in the face

    I want to punch my ovaries in the face. You see I have Poly Cystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS).  And ugly name for a bitch of a condition. Up to 1 in 5 women has PCOS but around 70% are undiagnosed.  PCOS is the most common hormonal disorder affecting women and is a leading cause of infertility. […]

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