rebelling against low expectations

AuthorMegan Southon

is an enthusiastic teenage author and blogger. She has created a blog for teens and looks forward to sharing short, captivating, and inspiring stories about her life as an Australian girl. When she’s not at school, she enjoys reading, cooking, planning writing projects, and exploring old things. Read more on her blog at, and follow her on Facebook and Instagram for more content.

3 Ways to Manage Music’s Power


One morning I came to school feeling as one normally does when they arrive at school – lethargic, unmotivated, with a little dose of anticipation for what the day would hold. I trudged into my first period of study. While revising for a Math test, I was serenaded by the school choir rehearsing only a few doors away for an upcoming performance. I left the room with a bounce in my step. At lunch, I...

Change the Stereotypes: Correcting Assumptions about Others, Ourselves, and God


Home to kangaroos, vegemite and surfers, Australia isn’t quite what you expect. Contrary to popular belief, most sane Australians don’t slather vegemite onto their weetbix, and they don’t wrestle with crocodiles. Australians don’t ride kangaroos to school either. But we would all love to see someone try to do that. Maybe you know that Australia isn’t in Europe, and only Steve Irwin and Crocodile...

rebelling against low expectations

The Rebelution is a teenage rebellion against low expectations—a worldwide campaign to reject apathy, embrace responsibility, and do hard things. Learn More →