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Unleashing the Beast in the Bedroom

Unleashing the Beast in the Bedroom

From a Country Mouse to a Lioness Written by Susan Jarvis Many years ago I went on a journey to explore my sexuality, you could say, to find the animal inside and unleash my inner beast. I used to be quite shy in the bedroom and had difficulty speaking up about my needs. I was always focused on pleasing my…

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When Miscarriage Happens

When Miscarriage Happens

Written by Dr Raewyn Teirney, a world-leading fertility specialist and gynaecologist. Miscarriage. It certainly is one of the most heartbreaking tragedies to occur for anyone trying to begin or grow their family. Harrowing, devastating, and isolating, a miscarriage can make both partners in a relationship feel as though they are not worthy, or that they are to blame. Please, never…

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Passionate Style

Passionate Style – How to find your inner animal.

Written by Susie Taaffe Does your wardrobe make you feel energised and ready to take on the world? Or are you stuck in a rut of blah? Would you like more outfits that you always feel amazing in? Then let’s talk about curating a style that will have you feeling passionate and sassy – ready to take on anything. This…

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Is The Animal In You Hiding?

Is The Animal In You Hiding?

Is The Animal In You Hiding? Written by Connie Rogers “Many animals can learn and teach their young, but humans are the only ones that think themselves more competent. Is it our language or ability to read, write or produce ART that makes us superior? The stories we tell about how we came to be who we are; often neglect the complexity…

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The Things Our Dogs Can Teach Us

The Things Our Dogs Can Teach Us

How to channel our inner animal and make life more fulfilling The Things Our Dogs Can Teach Us Written by Taly Matiteyahu (CEO of Blink, an audio-only blind speed dating app) The pandemic has been devastating for so many reasons, but it’s given us the opportunity to reassess our day-to-day lives. It’s changed how we live, work, and socialize. Our…

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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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Social media tactics

Social media tactics

To help build your small business Social media tactics Written by Sophie Richardson Visibility. New customers. More sales. The benefits of using social media for a small business are endless. However, platforms like Instagram and Facebook are also incredibly saturated, which means cutting through the noise and making your brand heard can be difficult. In this article, I will outline…

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It’s hard to be passionate

It’s hard to be passionate about Fashion when…

Fashion is the Second Most Polluting Industry Written by Katrina Naish – A Fitting Connection In 2017 The series War on Waste reported that every hour Australians dumb 36 tonnes of fabric waste every 1 hour. Which adds up to over 315,000 tonnes every year. However, The Australasian Circular Textile Association (ACTA) report that figures where widely underestimated and 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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Top Trees for Your Garden

Top Trees for Your Garden

Written by Annabelle Drew The best time to plant a tree was 60 years ago. The second-best time is today. A mature tree offers us so much in our gardens.  Trees add immeasurable value to our homes by: Visually enhancing our properties Providing shade and shelter from wind Providing air and a cleaner atmosphere Improving habitat for birds Improving the…

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What would Mama Bear do

What would Mama Bear do?

Written by Claire Dunkley aka ‘Mama Bear’ from Cluzie Clinic I have found since becoming a mother that my view on things has somewhat changed.  Of course I want to be the best mother possible, and sometimes I look to nature and animals as a way to live my best mumma-life. The Mama Bear is innately protective of her cubs…

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Holidaying at Home

Holidaying at Home

Holidaying at Home Written by Cerise Canon As we bunker down for continual lockdowns, holidaying seems like a distant memory. The disappointment of cancelled plans and nowhere to go can be overwhelming for families with children who were excited to embark on their latest trip. After gathering snow gear, packing our bags and getting ready to head off to the…

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Why Stay away from Animal Tourism

Why Stay away from Animal Tourism

Written by Orsolya Bartalis Let’s face it, one of the exciting things about travel is to see and learn about the exotic wildlife a place has to offer. We have seen the advertising of riding an elephant, the performing monkeys on the street, the mesmerizing snake shows, or even tiger sanctuaries. We may have even experienced it in the past.…

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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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Getting personal with weight loss

Getting personal with weight loss

Written by Pennie McCoy, CSIRO Total Wellbeing Dietitian Feeling unmotivated, leaning a little too far into cravings, starting to beat yourself up at the scales? According to the CSIRO, it might be in your head – but armed with a good serving of personalised strategies, it doesn’t need to sit on your hips! Recent research from the CSIRO (a study…

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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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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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What Can Sabotage Our Health?

What Can Sabotage Our Health?

Written by Connie Rogers The reason most people are sick is that we are exposed to thousands of man-made chemicals and poisons in this world. Poison starts the disease process and prevents us from being the best we can be. BFAs, opioids, obesogens, heavy metal contamination, Glyphosate, fertilizers, prescription drugs such as antidepressants, birth control pills and statins, fluoride dispensaries,…

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Is my iPhone as Safe as They Say?

Is my iPhone as Safe as They Say?

Photo by Designed by Freepik Written by Kareem Tawansi For months now I’ve been seeing huge billboards with the words Apple, Security and Privacy on them. Apple have clearly identified another USP (“Unique Selling Point”) around keeping us safe. As a person who has a mix of Apple and non-Apple products (I have both an iPhone and a Samsung Galaxy…

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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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Happy Teeth Happy Life

Happy Teeth Happy Life

Written by Dr Jeffrey Kestenberg MDSc LDS FRACDS Dentist at Coburg Dental Group Over the years I’ve seen lots of miserable people come into the clinic.  Toothaches, broken teeth, crooked teeth and discoloured teeth are either preventable or easily treated and yet so many people suffer and are unhappy. Sometimes I’m at “wits end” trying to work out why intelligent…

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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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Spinach White Bean Soup

Spinach White Bean Soup

How Meal Prepping Promotes a Peaceful Life Picture a typical weekday morning in your home. What feelings come to mind when thinking about your usual morning routine? Does this elicit calm, relaxing feelings? Or maybe a typical morning at your house feels rushed and chaotic? Perhaps a mixture of the two? Let’s take a few minutes to explore the world…

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