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Adopting A Plant-Based Life

The 99% Vegetarian Written by Taly Matiteyahu (CEO of Blink, an audio-only blind speed dating app) I grew up observing kosher dietary rules, including ones that prohibited meals that combined meat with dairy and had rules about the length of time you needed to wait after eating meat until you could consume dairy (and vice versa). Beyond that, I could…

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How to include religious and cultural provisions in my Will?

Written by Wills & Estates Principal Lawyer, Brooke Reardon.  Succession law is more than the transmission of wealth, but also your values, cultural beliefs, and religion. Considering these elements is not only vital for future preparation, but for protecting your wishes and upholding your family’s traditions. According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics, nearly two thirds of Australians affiliate with a religion. Christianity was…

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Financial health

How to raise kids that are money-savvy and happy Written by Sonia Gibson Rarely, does money solve a money problem. Money problems are solved by improving financial literacy. You need to have the skill to assess your financial situation and find the source of the problem. More often than not, it’s not a shortage of income (although it’s incredibly common…

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Estate Planning

Keep doing the things that make you happy Written by Brooke Reardon, Wills & Estates Principal Lawyer. Life can be uncertain and full of surprises. That is why it is important that we keep doing the things that make us happy in life such as playing music, spending time with our pets and enjoying our hobbies. It is important to…

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Facing Fear through Mindfulness

Written by Susan Nefzger When you let go of fear and face your surroundings, you call up the ability to alter the experience of the present moment. At this point, you can change the present landscape by changing your perception. Its not escapism, it is the opposite, actually. The action taken assists in the realization that what you are sensing…

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What’s new in the world of finance?

Written by Amanda Cassar If the upheaval due to Covid in the past twelve months has shown us anything, it’s that most of us, did not have a plan in place for a pandemic.  And seriously, most of us weren’t alive for the last Spanish flu pandemic of 1918, so the lessons were largely relegated to the past, if not…

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Estate Planning in the Digital Age

Written by Wills & Estates Principal Lawyer, Brooke Reardon. The COVID-19 pandemic has seen an increasing number of restrictions put in place regarding movement and gatherings of people and households. As a result, there has been a significant uptake in digital platforms such as Microsoft Teams and Zoom as a way to stay in touch with family, loved-ones and colleagues.…

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Overcoming Loneliness

How Volunteering May Help Written by Dr Melissa Keogh, Clinical Psychologist, B.A. (Hons), D.Psych (Clinical) The Australian Loneliness Report conducted in 2018 revealed that 1 in 4 Australians experience problematic levels of loneliness. Which begs the question – what exactly is loneliness? Loneliness Loneliness can be defined as a subjective feeling of social isolation and distress whereby one’s personal need…

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Be More You

Written by Peter Horsfield, as such they are his personal views. Let ‘It’ Go It’s a process Take Care of Yourself Start Now Let ‘It’ Go. The past is dry cement. It’s set. We can’t be changed. It is what it is. The reality is “life can only be understood backwards, but it must be lived forwards” Soren Kierkegaard. The challenge…

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Written by Connie Rogers It’s time to check underlying toxic exposures that create conditions which may be exacerbating how you feel. A toxic lifestyle can increase our risk of Fibromyalgia We are electrical beings. There are many things in our world today that can deplete electricity.  Causes of depleted electricity can be linked to Prozac, Fluoride, and medications containing fluoride such…

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How to Have a Healthy Body Image in a Toxic World

Written by Connie Rogers You can’t beat yourself into a happy relationship with your body, you can’t be angry every day and love yourself.… and you can’t think your way out of addiction or depression. If you have a hard time loving yourself, this is for you. 1- As children, we learn to emulate our parents. If our parents suffer…

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How to Discover and Reconnect to Your Core Values

Written by Peter Horsfield If you are willing to own it, you can change it! I know what I have to do, I also know that there’s no getting around it, however procrastination is how I like start my day. I’m still trying to understand why I find such reassurance and motivation by having this process, maybe it’s an echo…

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