Positive Living Articles

Finding joy through creativity

Creativity comes in many forms and means many things to different people. But one thing creativity has in common for all of us is that it brings joy. This joy can be described as a sense of wellbeing, peace, happiness, and even euphoria.

Talking about sex

It’s summer party season, historically the time of year when we think, want, and if we’re lucky, do sex. So, maybe it’s time we talked about it, too? David Menadue asked Darren Russell about the benefits of talking about sex. Most of us don't like talking about our...

Inclusion. Respect. Equity.

What a year it has been. We have all worked so hard and have many things to be proud of. The transition to Commonwealth funded antiretrovirals for Medicare ineligibles finally happened this year. We joined the Minister for Health on an HIV Task force to progress...

Community Champions for 2023

For the last few years, NAPWHA has acknowledged some of the unsung heroes in our midst. Many of them have contributed so much, sometimes over many years. This year, we offered five categories and 18 nominations were received from around the country. Heather Ellis and...

Still here in our seventies

Susan Paxton When I was a child, in the space of a few years, each of my grandparents died, all in their seventies. So, I assumed that all people lived until their seventies.  Then, over thirty years ago, I was diagnosed as HIV-positive and the expectation of my...

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