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Sexy into Spring

Sexy into Spring

Written by Anna Meyer With the temperatures rising and the winter blues thawing, it is time to start looking towards spring and summer fashion. Below are the 5 items that you need in your wardrobe to help find your inner animal and feel sexy going into spring. Animal Print Usually, when Spring comes around, it’s all about the florals and…

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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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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 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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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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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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Improve your sex life

Improve your sex life

With domestic harmony and inner peace. Written by Susan Jarvis Lately, my life has been like living inside a whirlwind of overwhelm. I have been pinched and pulled in all directions!  My mind ticks constantly and every waking moment is devoted to problem-solving. No wonder I feel wired and switched on most of my day.  As you can guess, I’ve…

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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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Estate Planning

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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More Businesses Are Thriving

More Businesses Are Thriving With Women At The Helm

Written by Tanya Abbey CEO of Black Wolf During what has been one of the most uncertain and disruptive years of our lives, I witnessed, first-hand, a trend that points to a bright future ahead – more women rising to leadership positions.  Having worked in the recruitment space for over a decade, my experience has largely involved working with companies…

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Can Children Play Too Much

Can Children Play Too Much?

Written by Sarah Milano According to the World Health Organization (WHO), children from the ages of five to seventeen should engage in sixty minutes of physical activity every day. Not only should they be active, but according to the WHO’s guidelines in “Physical Activity and Young People,” these children should engage in “moderate” and “vigorous” activities[1].  Physical activities should actually…

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Staying Mentally Healthy

Staying Mentally Healthy in Parenthood

Written by Nikki Cox When you become a parent, something fundamental shifts inside of you. Every fibre of your being is devoted to learning how to parent, and how to do it to the best of your ability with each challenge that comes along. You give up large parts of yourself to nurture and care for your children; mentally, emotionally,…

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Essential Oils For Mind

Essential Oils For Mind & Gut Health

Written by Connie Rogers One of the greatest fears of the aging population is forgetfulness, brain fog, and losing our mind. Toxic exposures from indoor and outdoor pollution can leave us with long term adverse health effects by targeting our central nervous system, endocrine system, and digestive system creating inflammation in both mind and body. Inhaling and absorbing pollution from…

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Creating Balance in

Creating Balance in Parenthood

Written by Nikki Cox Being a parent is a complex, overwhelming and sometimes stressful experience that requires a lot of constant juggling of different priorities in life. This juggling act can often leave you feeling inadequate, out of control, depleted and defeated. But when you achieve a sense of balance as a parent, this allows you to feel happy and…

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Prenatal & Postnatal care.

Prenatal & Postnatal care plans during a pandemic

Written by Kathy Fray It is physiologically normal during pregnancy to naturally be immunocompromised (it is part of how your body doesn’t reject growing your baby). But add into that fact, knowing that local Hospitals (where you may have been planning to give birth) are heaving with COVID-19 patients, and it can feel justifiably unnerving. Add on top of that, the fact…

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The Right Prenatal Vitamins

The Right Prenatal Vitamins

For You And Your Baby Written by Nicole Tomazic-Spanger I took prenatal vitamins religiously throughout both my pregnancies. While I knew that I might be deficient in some nutrients, I began my staple during the preconception period specifically to increase folic acid. I was fortunate to birth two healthy children, but in retrospect, I wish that I had taken prenatal…

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An ADHD Approach

An ADHD Approach to Keeping Resolutions

Written by Grace Conyers Can I tell you a secret? My superpower is ADHD, and I am highly dependable, fully functional human being… all while being unmedicated. Yes, it’s possible to achieve all your goals with ADHD! Oh, I know. Today’s view on ADHD is that it’s terrible, something to be medicated into oblivion. That’s not how I see it…

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parents and children walking hand in hand

Making Exercise a Family Activity

Written by Sarah Milano As a parent, you are the one that sets the fitness example in your home. If you don’t partake in physical activities then your children, most likely will grow up not partaking in physical activities. This can result in myriad of health problems including obesity, and it really stifles the essence of being a child. The…

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Happy Mum

Happy Mum: The True Source of Family Wealth

Written by Nikki Cox Wealth in life can be defined in many ways, and can look very different to every person. By one definition, wealth is having “a plentiful supply of a particular desirable thing”, and what is desirable to each and every one of us is based on our values in life. My grandmother always said that she was…

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Wealth in Good Health

The Wealth in Good Health

Written by Osteopathy Australia Your and your children’s health is an investment, not an expense. Between a busy family life and work commitments it can be tricky to find the time and money to spend on self-care but investing in your health is worth every single cent. Actively looking after your health maximizes your chances of living a long, healthy…

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Exercise

Exercise for the Family

4 ways you and the kids can get fit together Written by Aidan Whitehurst Exercise. It’s the Rubik’s cube of our generation isn’t it? There always seems to be something more pressing to do, especially when there are kids in the picture. Sometimes it can feel like the only physical activity we get is the exasperated arm waving that accompanies…

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Escaping the Judgement

Escaping the Judgement

Of Motherhood Written by Nikki Cox Being a mother comes hand-in-hand with being or feeling judged these days, particularly with the prominence of social media. It’s much more common than you think it is, with 6 in 10 mums in a recent report declaring they have been criticised for their parenting skills. But shaming a mum doesn’t seem to be…

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Power of Play

Using the Power of Play

To Boost Self-Esteem Written by Clint Bauer According to Albert Einstein “Play is the highest form of research” and he isn’t wrong, but I also believe that play is an extremely useful tool when it comes to boosting children’s self-confidence and self-esteem, which will better equip them to handle challenging situations in the future such as peer pressure and bullying.…

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