Author Archive: Chelsea Houghton
Chelsea Houghton is a 25 year old mother who lives in Christchurch, New Zealand with her husband and three children under the age of three. She has an urge to write and a Media and Communications degree that she attempts to to put into use during quiet moments (?!) when her brain obliges. Prior to having children she worked doing media and pastoral work for World Youth Day 2008 in Sydney, and for the Catholic Youth Team in Christchurch. In her copious amounts of free time (?!) Chelsea also strategises family affairs, dabbles in teaching Theology of the Body to different school and parish groups and attempts to read. Chelsea blogs at Grow the Roses.
Self esteem. A modern essential. Self esteem was a term invented by Sigmund Freud. The concept has taken wing since then, enhancing other modern philosophies. In the modern world, ever increasing affirmation of self esteem is key through political correctness (not offending anyone), relativism (everyone is right in whatever they think) as well as in […]
I was born in the late 1980s. I’m too young for wars, civil right movements and the Age of Aquarius. The Cold War and the Berlin Wall fell before I started school. Major epidemic illness is limited to SARS scares and Bird Flu, with the odd chicken pox thrown in. I don’t remember a time […]