A Greener Mothers Day

A Greener Mothers Day

A Greener Mothers Day Written by Julia Schafer Being a Mum I am looking forward to Mother’s Day on the second Sunday in May.  I tend to think that the real Mother’s Day is actually the birthday of my one and only child as this is the day I truly became a mum, but then we can’t distract from the…

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Your Life & Your Terms

Your Life & Your Terms Written by Sally McGrath Rules can be useful (and life-saving!) when they protect our safety. Traffic lights, for instance, are important to obey. Many other rules, however, are useful to ponder, question, and often break. (Note: this is not a suggestion to live with destructive abandon). Meet The Rulebreakers Anyone you admire has probably broken…

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8 Super goal setting Techniques

8 Super Goal-Setting Techniques

8 Super goal setting Techniques Written by Donna Cameron After 18 months of rules and regulations that you never thought would have happened, it is time to get out of the activewear, dust off the good outfits, and open your eyes to the future ahead.     A new year is coming, so it is time to make your life bright…

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Tips To Take Charge Of Your Career

Ditching the Past and Building Your Future Tips To Take Charge of Your Career Written by Taly Matiteyahu (CEO of Blink, an audio-first blind speed dating app) Broken Dreams From my freshman year of high school onward, my dream was to be a lawyer. I knew that making my dream come true would lead to professional success and assumed that…

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How to benefit from positive affirmations

How to benefit from positive affirmations every day

How to benefit from positive affirmations Written by Kristy Iervasi Take charge of your day by taking control of your mind! It’s easy for us to automatically think about the negative aspects of events that happen in our life. This negative attitude can affect our life and our health. Negativity can manifest into chronic stress, which can create hormonal imbalances,…

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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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reduce your environmental footprint

Top 5 Tips To Reduce Your Environmental Footprint

Written by Meryl D’Sa-Wilson In recent years, we have witnessed a rise in natural disasters, not just in the number of disasters but their intensity as well. Amidst news about the global pandemic, national elections, and other social issues, we see news about widespread forest fires, record-breaking flooding, high-intensity hurricanes, and the melting of glaciers. According to the 2021 IPCC…

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How to Save Energy at Home

How To Save Energy At Home – Part 4

How to Save Energy at Home Written by Ahmad Fraij In this issue, we will discuss the requirements for the house envelop to reduce energy consumption and how to use the curtains and shutter for energy saving. We will also talk about the standby loads, solar PV system and how to buy energy-efficient appliances in Australia. This is will be…

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Why we should all support

Why We Should Support B Corp Businesses

Why we should all support Written by Lucinda Flynn, Going Green Solutions B Corp is a Certification that is gaining traction around the globe yet is still relatively unknown. So, what is it? How does a company get it? And what’s in it for us to support B Corp certified companies? What Does B Corp Certified Mean As a business…

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Taking Control & Finding your Passion

Taking Control & Finding your Passion

It’s never too late to do what you love. Taking Control & Finding your Passion Written by Lynn Power I spent my 30 year career in the advertising industry. And I loved most of it. But, in my last few years in the industry, I found myself at a point where I was really not enjoying it much anymore. I…

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What cats tell us about business

What cats tell us about business

What cats tell us about business Written by Sonia Gibson We can take inspiration from many different sources and even the most successful entrepreneur can liken aspects of business to an animal. Each of us have characteristics that can be compared to the qualities of a particular animal. Even brands take inspiration from animals, it’s almost as though connecting our…

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Ignite your passions

Ignite your passions

By finding your flow Written by Kristy Iervasi Imagine you are running your first half marathon and can see the end in sight. You’ve been training for this moment for months. You feel the wind whipping past your face, your feet as they strike the ground, each heartbeat as the blood pumps through your veins. You simply feel like you…

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Find Your Fearless

THE LIONESS – Find Your Fearless

Find Your Fearless Written by Lisa Cox Fearlessness has become the hallmark of empowerment, to have the courage to pursue what you truly want and disregard the expectations others hold over you. Many of us believe that only the louder, bolder people can step into fearlessness and achieve success. For the shy woman that prefers the limelight, stepping into positions…

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Finding and fueling your passions

Finding and fueling your passions

Finding and fueling your passions Written by Sarah Dower In our last issue, I wrote about how this modern life is often quite demanding.   Sometimes we can get so bogged down in the minutiae of our lives that we can forget finding time to do things that make us light up.  With the amount of time, most of us are…

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Identify Your Animal Spirit

Identify Your Animal Spirit

Written by Sally McGrath Dog, Dolphin, Elephant, Giraffe, Horse, Lion, Polar Bear, Tiger …. What’s the animal that attracts your attention?  Consider the animals you have always loved, maybe even had as pets over the years or sponsored their preservation. Most of us have an affinity with a specific animal that represents meaning and possibly devotion in our world or…

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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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Building space for harmony

Building space for harmony

How scheduling limited, relaxed physical activity can help you live a balanced life Written by: Taly Matiteyahu (CEO of Blink, an audio-only blind speed dating app) Even when life is going well, there are so many challenges and the grind of daily life, complete with cycling between tasks rapidly or multi-tasking constantly can leave us feeling scattered and on edge. …

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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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How to create a more harmonious life!

How to create a more harmonious life!

Written by Claire Dunkley from Cluzie Clinic We have all had those mornings where NOTHING has gone to plan. Whether it’s that the coffee machine broke, the child was up all night vomiting, your best friend has passed away, you had an argument with your lover, or you just had a really poor nights’ sleep. There are so many opportunities…

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Exercising Your Right to Choose

Exercising Your Right to Choose

Brings Peace of Mind Written by Wills & Estates Principal Lawyer, Brooke Reardon.  Dying or becoming incapacitated without up-to-date succession documents can cause serious emotional and financial hardship for those around you.  Being proactive about your succession plan however, can provide numerous benefits, putting your mind at rest and bringing peace to your life. According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics, there were just…

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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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woman decorating table

Tips for your next business event

Written by Sophie Richardson, Hosting events are great ways to build awareness of your brand. It is a chance to reach out to the target audience and bring them all into a single space, creating a conversation around your company and boosting visibility. They are also a lot of fun. However, it’s easy to get caught up in the excitement…

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How to Save Energy at Home

How To Save Energy At Home – Part 3

Written by Ahmad Fraij In the June issue, we discussed how to save energy in the laundry, dishwashing machine and in the cooking appliances and in this issue we will discuss how to save energy in the lights, water heating and pools & spas. Lights: Replace all old inefficient lights such as incandescent, halogen and fluorescent lights with high efficiency…

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