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12 Warning Signs To Spot In Your Cat

12 Warning Signs To Spot In Your Cat

12 Warning Signs To Spot In Your Cat Written by Dr Peta Keown, Head Vet, Cat Protection Society of Victoria It can be hard to spot if your cat is feeling poorly, which makes it vital for owners to be educated and aware of the danger signs. It also helps to understand how a healthy, thriving cat acts. A key…

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3 Tips To Create Relationship Rules

3 Tips To Create Relationship Rules

How To Set Boundaries 3 Tips To Create Relationship Rules Written by Dr Melissa Keogh Setting personal boundaries in relationships is an important skill to master, one which takes time, practice and patience. Firstly, let’s talk about the definition of boundaries. 1. What Are Boundaries? A boundary can be thought of as an invisible line between you and other people…

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Taking Charge of Your Textile Consumption

How To Repair & Repurpose Your Cloths

How To Repair & Repurpose Your Cloths Written by Katrina Naish If you have read our last articles How to Create a Sustainable Wardrobe & It’s Hard To Be Passionate About Fashion When… you will have noticed that we are passionate about making purposeful choices not only to ensure you look great but also to ensure your wardrobe’s carbon footprint…

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3 Ways To Make The Most Out Of Your Wardrobe

Have you ever looked in your wardrobe and said out loud – I haven’t got a thing to wear?  If that sounds like you, you are not alone. Unfortunately, we add to our wardrobes depending on how we feel, what we like at that moment, and what size and shape we are at that time. It’s time to be brutal…

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5 Quick & Easy Snacks to Make For Christmas Parties

5 Quick & Easy Snacks We have all found ourselves invited to Christmas parties. You know you want to bring something that everyone will love to eat but with all the crazy demands on you at this time of year, you need some inspiration for snacks to bring and share that won’t break the bank. Ditch Your Go-To Snack We…

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5 Ways To Pamper Your Pets At Christmas

5 Ways To Pamper Your Pets At Christmas

When you are planning how you will pamper yourself this Christmas have you thought about what you can do to make your pet’s Christmas that little bit more special?   After all they love all the attention and fun just about as much as you do so why not include them in your planning for the festive season. So how…

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How To Plan A Christmas

How To Plan A Christmas Your Family Will Love

How To Plan A Christmas A special occasion like Christmas is a time for family and food you can indulge in.  Let’s face it we all let ourselves enjoy food that is a little more decadent than the daily fare at this time of year. With Christmas fast approaching, planning is important to make sure you have the holidays and…

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15 Last Minute Christmas Gift Ideas

It’s been a crazy year for just about everyone you talk to; however, Christmas is fast approaching. Are you ready?  If you are like me the answer is ‘sort of I think’.   With so much going on and so much focus on being able to reunite with family and friends to celebrate Christmas activities and how to entertain the kids…

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6 Family photoshoot ideas

6 Fun Family Photoshoot Ideas You Will Love

Whoever makes up your household, be it family, housemates, you and your significant other, or you and your pet, snapping everyone in a family photo is a rewarding activity. Regardless of whatever circumstances keep us apart from each other, we’re still celebrating occasions and milestones. It may look different, but we’re still doing life and making photograph-worthy memories. When you…

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When Miscarriage Happens

When Miscarriage Happens

Written by Dr Raewyn Teirney, a world-leading fertility specialist and gynaecologist. Miscarriage. It certainly is one of the most heartbreaking tragedies to occur for anyone trying to begin or grow their family. Harrowing, devastating, and isolating, a miscarriage can make both partners in a relationship feel as though they are not worthy, or that they are to blame. Please, never…

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The importance of connections

The importance of connections

In this new world of lockdowns and social distancing The importance of connections Written by Donna Cameron Now more than ever, we need to remember the importance of human connections and being with our people.  Prior to the pandemic, social distancing, and lockdowns, we humans were a social bunch. We caught up with friends for coffee, attended festivals, movies and…

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The Things Our Dogs Can Teach Us

The Things Our Dogs Can Teach Us

How to channel our inner animal and make life more fulfilling The Things Our Dogs Can Teach Us Written by Taly Matiteyahu (CEO of Blink, an audio-only blind speed dating app) The pandemic has been devastating for so many reasons, but it’s given us the opportunity to reassess our day-to-day lives. It’s changed how we live, work, and socialize. Our…

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Tips to keep your cat entertained

Tips to keep your cat entertained

(and out of trouble) Written by Natalya Dundovich, The Cat Protection Society of Victoria Behaviourist Cats are known to be more independent than their canine friends, however, they are primed to pursue prey and for this reason, they love to play. The more you play with your kitty or set up games for them the happier – and more likely…

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What would Mama Bear do

What would Mama Bear do?

Written by Claire Dunkley aka ‘Mama Bear’ from Cluzie Clinic I have found since becoming a mother that my view on things has somewhat changed.  Of course I want to be the best mother possible, and sometimes I look to nature and animals as a way to live my best mumma-life. The Mama Bear is innately protective of her cubs…

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Bringing harmony to your life

Bringing harmony to your life

And why it is important Written by Tanya Abbey “One must marry one’s feelings to one’s beliefs and ideas. That is probably the only way to achieve a measure of harmony in one’s life.” A quote written by one of my favourite authors – Napoleon Hill – who is best known for “Think and Grow Rich.” In this book, he…

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How to maintain balance

Top 5 Changes To Make You Happy & Healthy

How To Prevent Burnout In A Multitasking Life Written by Donna Cameron The world is a different place now more than ever before.  We have had to make a lot of changes and adapt in so many areas of our life.  A common trend I have seen is that even with all the changes we have seen, instead of us…

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Slivers of Peace in a Hectic Day

Slivers of Peace in a Hectic Day

Slivers of Peace in a Hectic Day Written by Sarah Dower Living in this modern world, we’re often running around at a rapid pace, and barely have time to breathe, let alone relax and enjoy a moment of peace.  How often have you felt light-headed at the pace of our lives?  How does this make you feel?  Do you wonder…

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10 Easy Hacks to Start

10 Easy Hacks to Start Living Your Ideal Life

Written By Peter Horsfield 1. Let Go Of Your Past The past is dry cement. We cannot change it, however the choices we make today can change our future. So, next time your thoughts drift back, and you start to self-judge. Be like Elsa from the movie Frozen and start singing “Let it Go!”. 2. Do Something  You do not have…

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Through the eyes of a child

Through the eyes of a child

How to talk to kids about disabilities Written by Lisa Cox The innocence of children can be both charming and a little unnerving at the same time, especially if you’re the parent. While many people prefer their children not blurt out phrases like “mummy, why is that lady in a wheelchair?” when you’re in a public place, there’s a very…

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Workplace Wellness

Workplace Wellness

Teach Your Team To Listen To Their Bodies Written by Katriina Tahka Workplace wellness programs don’t have the best track records, especially if you look at places like the USA. Many of these programs, while intending to be helpful, become invasive and place undue pressure on workers. True wellness doesn’t come from a fitness program that coerces people into cooperation.…

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Living With A Disability

4 Tips For Living With A Disability

For Listening To Your Body Written by Lisa Cox Disabilities come in many forms. Some of them are easy to notice while others are so well-hidden, you can know someone intimately for years without ever learning that they have had limitations. In fact, as many as 20% of the population identify as having a disability, whether it’s physical or mental.…

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Tuning Into Your Needs

Tuning Into Your Needs (and Listening!)

Written by Nikki Cox Self-care mean good parenting, although many of us have been led to believe it means selfish parenting. Although it is natural, normal and sometimes necessary to put your children’s needs ahead of your own, more often than not we tend to over-action this message. Practicing self-care restores the internal balance that is often disrupted as a…

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Elopements are a growing

Elopements are a growing Trend

Written by Deborah Lilley CMC In an ever-changing social landscape, couples in Australia are choosing to Elope in their own backyards. Being married, it turns out, is just as important as the act of Getting Married. When a global pandemic hits, are weddings still important? 2020 has been a year of rapid change, and the modern world is coping with…

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