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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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The Godfather of Harlem

The Godfather of Harlem

The Godfather of Harlem Written by Ana Jones This issue we are looking at another television series to help keep you entertained at home given stay-at-home orders for many of us, plus the lack of new 2021 movies. It is the limited series (only 10 episodes per season), Godfather of Harlem, starring Forest Whitaker as the 1960s gangster, Ellsworth ‘Bumpy’…

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Peace and harmony in your garden

Peace and harmony in your garden

Peace is defined as the state of freedom from war or disturbance. While we are lucky to live without war in this country, we can all relate to the idea of disturbance in our lives and minds. To free ourselves from this turbulence, we need to exercise contemplation and understanding. But how to achieve this? We now know through studies…

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Are Orgasms good for your health?

Are Orgasms good for your health?

As told by a lover of the multiple kind … Written by Naomi Radke Can you imagine if we all stayed in a constant state of ‘orgasm’? Whoa, that would be a pretty zenned out world! Where do I sign up?! As an intimate writer, I guess it is not surprising that I have been researching the delights of the…

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The Karate Kid Story Continues

The Karate Kid Story Continues

On the Small Screen with Cobra Kai Written by Ana Jones They say you should never go back. But that is certainly not the case with the TV series Cobra Kai. Revisiting The Karate Kid movies from the 1980s – and the story of Danny LaRusso (Ralph Macchio) and high school/karate rival Johnny Lawrence (William Zabka) will only bring you…

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Motivate and celebrate your

Motivate Yourself To Reach Your Health Goals

Written by Ana Jones Have you made your obligatory “new year, new me” resolution? It’s almost an annual tradition after a festive season of indulgence and yet it’s fair to say these spur-of-the-moment intentions generally fall flat once February rolls around. Very quickly, motivation levels drop as “diet fatigue” takes hold and as challenges present themselves. Most nutritionists will agree…

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May the trend for 2021

May the trend for 2021 be more focused on ourselves

Written by Brady Walker, Performance, Wellness and Breath Coach If 2020 was a year spellbound, most, I think, hoped that midnight Dec 31st granted permission to start again. Indeed, there were many people excitedly wishing 2020 away. So here we are, Jan 2021, where traditionally, the early stages of a new year revolve around health kicks, refocused finances, and more…

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Overcoming Loneliness

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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Osteopathy for Sports Injuries

Osteopathy for Sports Injuries

Maintaining muscular flexibility and joint range of motion Written by Dr Jason Stone Muscular flexibility and joint range of motion are often taken for granted, and rarely come up as a key focus in fitness and training regimes. Yet in my opinion, a neglecting these two bodily functions can be a major precursor to injury, and a limiting factor to…

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Navigating the labyrinth

Navigating the labyrinth

Of social media platforms for Business Written by Aida Rejzovic, Sassy Organics The key to social media success is to avoid getting lost in the labyrinth of the many different media platforms. Keep it simple, and focus on how you can use one or two platforms most effectively to increase the visibility of your personal business or brand. Before you…

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Comparison judgement

Comparison, judgement and social media

By Sam Taylor from The Nurture Project Measuring yourself against others can in some ways be helpful. You might feel inspired about someone else’s achievements which then motivates you to improve your own life. The recognition that your abilities are a notch above someone else’s can deliver a boost to your self esteem. But comparisons can be harmful when they…

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Online Gaming

Online Gaming in the Offline World

Written by Nikki Cox Games are an integral part of human behaviour. It is normal and healthy to engage in play as part of daily life, including playing games online. The proliferation of personal screens in our everyday lives (phones, tablets, laptops) means that online gaming, or playful digital activities, can be accessed at most times and in most places.…

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mother and daughter laughing whilst cleaning the floor

How to Get Kids to Help Around the House More

Written by Jane Wilson. Making kids clean may seem like the hardest job, ever topped only by breastfeeding. It is, indeed, at least most times. It all comes down to your child’s character, your own persistence and lots of patience. It gets easier with time but teaching children this useful habit is not an overnight process. It takes years of…

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kids out camping

Family Fun In East Africa

Written by Tracey Bell East Africa is such an exciting destination for families, with plenty of activities and experiences to give you and your children lasting memories.  There’s no denying that it is a more challenging destination than most, but if your children are aged from around nine years (so they can engage with and remember the experience) it can…

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