Tag: money management

The importance of connections

The importance of connections

In this new world of lockdowns and social distancing The importance of connections Written by Donna Cameron Now more than ever, we need to remember the importance of human connections and being with our people.  Prior to the pandemic, social distancing, and lockdowns, we humans were a social bunch. We caught up with friends for coffee, attended festivals, movies and…

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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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Tofu – a friend or foe?

Tofu a friend or foe – there are always two sides to a story and there is definitely an argument for and against the consumption of soy products – and this is for a few reasons. One of the negatives of growing soybeans using current farming practices is that the majority of crops are either genetically modified or sprayed with…

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10 reasons to eat more greens

10 reasons to eat more greens Written by Adriana Krueger Superfoods are nature’s “power food” that give the body a power boost so that you can have magical superpowers just like Popeye! I’m strong to the finich, ‘cause I eats me spinach, I’m Popeye the sailor man!” A large part of our childhood memories consists of watching Popeye and getting…

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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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What the world needs now is

What the world needs now is

Written by Peter Horsfield What the world needs now is love sweet…Not just for some but for everyone one. A song was written fifty-five years ago in 1965 by Burt Bacharach and Hal David at the time the world was diving deeper into conflict and war (Vietnam); is just as relevant today as it was back then. If we were…

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Australia’s own Rainforest Pearls

Australia’s own Rainforest Pearls

Finger Limes Written by Natasha Zervaas N.P. The Australian Finger Lime (Citrus australasica), also known as ‘Rainforest Pearls’ or ‘Citrus Caviar’ originate from the lush rainforests of Australia’s east coast. These gorgeous fruits have been a traditional bush food for many thousands of years for our Indigenous people who use finger limes for food as well as for medicine.   The…

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Organic Food

Organic Food

For a more balanced life Written by Adriana Krueger More balance in everyday life. Who would not want that? Whether it is due to poor nutrition, too little exercise or too much stress in work and everyday life, we are often unbalanced, tired and drained. That’s enough of that! I will show you how you can bring more harmony into…

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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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A Peaceful Financial Life

A Peaceful Financial Life

Written by Amanda Cassar What things can you do to help bring harmony to your finances? When living during a pandemic, this idea of a peaceful life, possibly sounds far-fetched to many. Between quarantines, self-isolation, masks, check-ins and hand sanitization; let alone the disruption to family plans, catching up with friends, holidays thrown into disarray, wondering ‘to jab or not…

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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 include religious

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

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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Your Body

Hello! It’s Me, Your Body here, Are you Listening?

Hey, it’s Your Body and Here’s what Happens to Me Each Day. Written by Sally McGrath Wake up, move you around, get you started for your day, talk, exercise, eat, walk, think, work, play, read, listen, run errands, make plans, deliver presentations, do projects, meet people, socialise with people, smile, laugh, cry, get stressed, get anxious, study, cook, clean, wash,…

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what it needs and doesn’t need

Listening to your body, what it needs and doesn’t need

Written by Michael Dermansky Although it is easy to get wrapped up in the latest trend of what is “good” for you, what is going to cleanse you or contradictory scientific and medicine information, which often looks at one aspect of health in a large population rather than the  overall health of one individual, knowing what is important and what…

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How To Recognize

How To Recognize The Signs Of Burnout

Written by Katie Lowe (BA, GradDipPosPsych) Life can be exhausting! Balancing a career; study; love and relationships; children and family; up keeping a house; cooking; exercising; maintaining your physical, emotional and mental health; friends and a social life; leisure; and all the other things, can be quite the juggle. ‘Burnout’ is when you reach the point of physical and emotional…

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Listening To Your Body

Listening To Your Body

About Money Written by Amanda Cassar What Could Possibly Go Wrong? Did you know that financial stress can cause adverse health conditions?  We are certainly living in difficult times and being overwhelmed can cause stress and anxiety.  But there is help to be had. Living under the cloud of debt and money problems can leave some feeling down, hopeless and…

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The Price of Success

The Price of Success

Written by Peter Horsfield Every day we are bombarded with media, work colleagues, strangers, families and friends judgments about our body shapes. Our feelings of self-worth, twisted and magnified by our own expectations, past experiences and the physical changes due to our hormones and the foods and drinks we consume. The good news is that we are not our past…

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Top 8 Tips To Reduce

Top 8 Tips To Reduce Your Waste

Waste Is A Real Problem Written by Joanna Auburn It contributes to climate change, pollutes our oceans and clears massive amounts of land and vegetation for landfill, destroying habitats and ecosystems in the process. To protect the future of our planet, we need to drastically reduce our waste. I’m here to tell you how with 8 top tips. 1. Say…

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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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Elopements are a growing

Elopements are a growing Trend

Written by Deborah Lilley CMC In an ever-changing social landscape, couples in Australia are choosing to Elope in their own backyards. Being married, it turns out, is just as important as the act of Getting Married. When a global pandemic hits, are weddings still important? 2020 has been a year of rapid change, and the modern world is coping with…

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What’s new in the world of

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

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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