I knew who I was as a girl but I had to find who I was as a woman.
The second album was emotionally exhausting and my life felt like it had become very serious at a very young age.
I felt I came back rather quickly from being ill and didn't give myself the time to reflect.
I think Taj and Nina were better friends, because they get along, they have a lot of fun and they laugh. But it seems that Nina and Jack really hit it off. Nina really fell in love with Jack. there's a lot of chemistry between them!
I'd just recorded it in Mariah Carey's studio. THey thought the song was perfect for Nina, because she's so shy, so it was nice to have that connection with Nina in the song. It was special.
Well, Neighbours wanted to do a song on the show, and they asked me what songs I had. I told them I'd just written this song, called Born to Try, and I had just gone overseas and spoken to some people from Song about it.
Anybody who has gone through a life-changing experience will tell you there is a different understanding of what is real and what is important, and when you are going through different moments, you can reflect and go, 'I have been through worse.'
What resonates with me now is the acoustic guitar and piano.
I have weathered many different storms and I know who I am and my friends know who I really am.
I always had long hair. When you lose it, you realise just how important it is to your identity.
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