Robert Nicholls is an author, writer and mental health advocate.

He was born and raised in the Sutherland Shire in Sydney, New South Wales, moving to where he now resides on the Gold Coast in Queensland in 2008.

Before becoming a writer, Robert had a long and successful career in various roles as a specialist business lawyer, senior corporate executive, director and business owner. Over the course of 30 years, he developed the capacity and continues to write high-quality legal, business, management, governance, marketing and technical content.

Today, Robert Nicholls has evolved as a spirited mental health advocate and writer of his blog on the subjects of mental health, self-help and improvement, motivation, human endeavour, communication, life and leadership, and other writing genres, which are featured on this website.

In August 2020, Robert published his first book, Surviving the Darkness: Lessons learned from a battle with depression and anxiety