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Epic Fail: Clare Wright
In her candid speech at our Epic Fail event, Clare Wright explains that hers was not a humorous or whimsical failure. Rather, beneath the bonnet of her happy and successful personal and professional lives, she faced an epic challenge: severe clinical postnatal depression.
She talks about her initial denial of the illness, how she came to recognise her vulnerability, and how accepting it was a crucial turning point that allowed her to recover her mental health.
If you want to succeed, you have to start by failing, and failing big. If you haven’t experienced the downside, the frustration, the rejection, then how can you appreciate the sweetness of success when it finally comes?
Australians from all walks of life come together on one big night to revel in the obstacles they have surmounted and the failures that have propelled them to the top of their game.