Siala Robson made it to the grand final of the Voice last week. At just 18 years of age she has dealt with a lot of hardship in her short life. Her family experienced domestic violence and ended up living in a women's shelter. But music got her through the really dark times. Even though she didn't win the voice, she is a winner in my eyes. She is an incredibly talented writer and musician. If it hadn't been for her hardships, she might never have picked up a guitar and written her first song.
Diamonds are formed under extreme temperature and pressure. Hardships can help make your life into something brilliant like a diamond. You are stronger than you realise. If you are going through some really tough times find a creative outlet to express how you're feeling like music, art or writing. There is support out there if you need it - you don't have to go through it alone.
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