Health, Wealth and Wisdom

Creative Ways To Repurpose & Reuse

Creative Ways To Repurpose & Reuse

Creative Ways To Repurpose & Reuse Written by Julia Schafer Of all the five R’s; Refuse, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle and Rot my favourite would have to be Reuse. I mean sure, I recycle like a BOSS but sometimes I am a bit dubious as to how my recycling is treated and where it ends up, once it is taken away…

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A Resurgence In Sustainable Lifestyles

A Resurgence In Sustainable Lifestyles Written by Liz O’Dwyer When life gets busy, it’s easy to fall back into old, unsustainable habits.  Don’t beat yourself up, simply realign and start again. In the last two and a half years I’ve seen a lot of change in people’s lifestyles, my own included.  People seem to have been in a holding pattern,…

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The Boss At Work, The Mum At Home

How To Find The Right Balance The Boss At Work The Mum At Home Written by Donna Cameron I am extremely grateful to the women before us who took on the battle for our rights as women – the right to vote, to work, and to be independent and free.  Did they know, however, that with this newfound freedom and…

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Change Your Mindset & Restore Electrical Integrity

In Your Body Restore Electrical Integrity Written by Connie Rogers Coach bitesizepieces.net “What happens in one minute, at both the macro level (the Universe) and the micro level (within the human body)? In one minute, the Earth, weighing about 1000 trillion metric tons, travels about 1775 km/min in its orbit around the Sun.” “In this one minute, the average human…

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Thinking Outside The Processed-Foods-Box

Thinking Outside The Processed-Foods-Box Written by Adriana Krueger No chopping, no cooking, hardly any washing up and a hot meal in no time. Processed foods are wonderfully practical. But are they healthy? Salad from the bag, vegetable soup to mix, the complete meal in the aluminium bowl – the range of ready-to-eat products is huge. Where there is a lack…

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When It Comes To Weight Loss, It’s The Tools That Count

Written by Pennie McCoy, CSIRO Total Wellbeing Dietitian Do you sometimes feel you need to be in some kind of unicorn mindset to begin losing weight? That is, committed to change, healthy in mind and body, and set up for success. The reality? Kids drop off, work deadlines, decreased exercise, increased trips to the fridge and more. The truth is…

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Mindset Mastery

Mindset Mastery Written by Susie Taaffe Ok, I will admit that I am one of those annoyingly positive people. I do look at everything and shift my perspective to find the positive aspect of a situation. However, this is because I have trained myself to be this way. It doesn’t mean life throws me any fewer challenges but as the…

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The 4 Keys To Changing Your Mindset

The 4 Keys To Changing Your Mindset

About Exercise The 4 Keys To Changing Your Mindset Written by Michael Dermansky – Senior Physiotherapist – MD Health At the start of each spring (when the sun starts to come out) or at the beginning of the year, it’s easy to make the decision that this is the time “I’m going to get fit” or “I’m going to lose…

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How To Improve Your Sex Life

How To Improve Your Sex Life By Reframing Your Mindset

How To Improve Your Sex Life Written by Lovehoney Ambassador and Psycho Sexologist, Chantelle Otten When it comes to sex advice, there are many tips and tricks available for better sex – from trying new positions or a sex game, getting more exercise practising mindful meditation and eating ginger. After all, why just have good sex when you can have…

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10 Food Waste Hacks

10 Food Waste Hacks

10 Food Waste Hacks Written by Julia Schafer Each year Australians send enough food waste to landfill to fill 460,000 garbage trucks!  Let that fact sink in for a minute, 460,000 garbage trucks full of food waste!  Much of this waste could be avoided if we thought outside of the box and found ways to minimise our food purchases and…

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Embrace Slow Living Through Hobbies

Embrace Slow Living Through Hobbies

Embrace Slow Living Through Hobbies Written by Diana Vicheva Have you ever been on the verge of burnout? When each day comes with tight deadlines, appointments and obligations, not to mention the constant noise of social media, peer pressure and high self-expectations, most people end up exhausted, with no time to enjoy the rewards of their hard work. The antidote…

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7 Steps Towards A Healthier Lifestyle

7 Steps Towards A Healthier Lifestyle

Work-life Balance 7 Steps Towards A Healthier Lifestyle Written by Daniel Gospodinov In this day and age, we seem to obsess with productivity and proving ourselves through our jobs. This means lots of hard work and putting in the extra hours. However, more and more people are discovering there’s a steep price to pay for that. Poor work-life balance takes…

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Benefits Of Buying Local Produce

Benefits Of Buying Local Produce

Written by Kelsey Riley We often hear about local produce and are often encouraged to buy locally as often as possible, but do we understand why or how we can do this? Let’s go over the importance of local produce and how it can help our local farmers, lower prices for consumers, and help you get the freshest possible produce!…

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Awesome Life Hacks For A Better World

Awesome Life Hacks For A Better World

Kitchen Waste? Too Good For The Bin – You Can Still Eat That! Awesome Life Hacks For A Better World Written by Adrianna Krueger Carrot greens, potato peelings, cheese rinds: When cooking, people cut like crazy and the mountain of kitchen waste grows and grows and grows – and then ends up in the garbage. Too bad! Here I give…

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Letting Emotions Out For Your Health

Letting Emotions Out For Your Health

Letting Emotions Out For Your Health Written by Donna Cameron The word “Emotions” is a very complicated and often scary word for many. Conversations about mental health and emotions are occurring but what messages are being heard and who really understands them? What changes are you making in your life for your own mental health and emotional regulation and why…

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Beyond Your Triggers & Blind Spots

Beyond Your Triggers & Blind Spots Written by Tania Burgess Life can be challenging, and when you get triggered, your defensive mechanisms kick in, which can lead to conflict and tension. It’s in our DNA to evolve and that includes developing our emotional intelligence, EQ, but it’s easy to get stuck in the habituated tendencies of our personality, reacting when…

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Life Hacks For Finding Balance

Written by CRogers bitesizepieces.net We know catastrophic events, emotional trauma, toxins, Big Corporations, stress, obesity, and autoimmunity, can create negative changes in the balance of the human body. These global imbalances can interfere with our health, family life, and decision-making skills. Most times, we find harmful habits hard to break unless faced with a severe illness, and even then, we…

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Tips & Tricks For A Fitter Life

Tips & Tricks For A Fitter Life

The Most Important Steps From A Health Professional Tips & Tricks For A Fitter Life Written by Michael Dermansky – Senior Physiotherapist – MD Health Our lives are complicated.  We all have our own pressures, demands, circumstances and stages of our lives, particularly in times of uncertainty that can make “life” overwhelming.  But, from a health professional’s perspective, there are…

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Bulk Buying – A Smarter Way To Shop

A Smarter Way To Shop Written by Liz O’Dwyer Although the concept of bulk buying has been around for decades, it’s still yet to find its place in people’s shopping habits. In my conversations on all matters of sustainability, I’ve spoken with many people about their shopping habits.  Clothing, household goods, and of course food shopping.  It surprises me that…

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Hack Your Life

Written by Susie Taaffe When I saw the topic for this month’s magazine my eyes lit up! I am the queen of life hacks. I truly believe there is no room in life for wasting time on things that will never give back to you. I want to live my happiest and easiest life however I don’t want to compromise…

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Women’s Role in Global Leadership

Written by Daniel Gospodinov Lucy Fernando knows full well about stereotypes: women aren’t decisive or authoritative, their voices can’t be heard, and they lack assertiveness or self-confidence. Today she’s a well-known and respected master franchise owner at Fantastic Services, who manages a team of handymen and construction workers and has proven those biased people wrong. While current data still shows…

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Keeping Passion Alive While Trying For A Baby

Keeping Passion Alive While Trying For A Baby Written by Dr Raewyn Teirney Passion is something we all need, whether it’s giving or receiving. This is never more true than when you’re trying to conceive a baby. In a perfect world, we would all fall pregnant within a month or two of trying. Unfortunately, for many couples, this isn’t a…

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What Fires You Up To Achieve

What Fires You Up To Achieve?

Know Your Motivation Type What Fires You Up To Achieve Written by Tania Burgess Whilst some people are naturally wired with a competitive drive to achieve, not all of us will be motivated to reach that goal, beat that time or excel beyond our previous or another’s best. Discovering what motivates you may be easier than you realise, thanks to…

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The Right Exercise To Ignite Your Passion

The Right Exercise To Ignite Your Passion Written by Michael Dermansky – Senior Physiotherapist – MD Health No matter what your passion is, creating a great piece of art, trekking the Himalayas’ or sailing around the world, a great starting point is getting your body ready.  There are easy and practical steps involved in getting your body ready for tasks…

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