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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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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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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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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Be An Imperfect Environmentalist

Be An Imperfect Environmentalist

Be An Imperfect Environmentalist Be An Imperfect Environmentalist Written by Julia Schafer So you want to have a Greener home, and live a more sustainable life and yet when you look at the world around you and the plastic pollution problem which sits heavy on your heart like a big plastic iceberg you think to yourself, “how can one man/woman…

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Finding Your Green Spark

Finding Your Green Spark Written by Diana Vicheva Let’s face it, adjusting to an eco-friendly lifestyle is not as simple as you would like it to be. Especially when you’re settled in your ways, surrounded by tons of disposable goods that make everything easy – at least until you start thinking about long-term consequences. Have you measured your personal ecology?…

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Straight To The Sin Bin

There Are So Many Clues For Us Every Day On How We Can Reduce Our Footprint, & Our Waste Straight To The Sin Bin Written by Liz O’Dwyer Oftentimes, people ask me how and where do they start on their sustainable journey.  That’s a great question because it differs for so many people.  I have a step-by-step strategy I take…

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Ignite Your Passion

Ignite Your Passion Written by Lily Li, founder and CEO of Hygea Igniting passion in the workplace also means being a passionate manager or a leader. After all, your employees look to you for direction and advice. If you’re not passionate about what you do, they won’t be passionate about what they do either. Make sure that your team knows…

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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 had…

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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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