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A nutritionist’s guide to staying healthy when working from home

by Shannon Young, nutritionist at THR1VE I’ve found that working from home can provide plenty of health and wellbeing benefits. No stressful commute, a relaxed working environment and extra flexibility can all help improve your workday. However, that flexibility can be detrimental, too. The work/life balance can be difficult to maintain …

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How to embrace change and not fear losing fans along the way

by Carlii Lyon  In a sense, we’re all in the business of “public relations”. I think back to my time as a celebrity publicist and what my role entailed. Essentially, my client had a well-known public persona and it was my job to ensure promotional activities reinforced that image. The …

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11 signs your friend might have PND

by Cheryl Fingleson, internationally certified gentle sleep expert who can help identify signs of postpartum depression Adjusting to parenthood is tough going and it’s natural for parents – both mums and dads – to feel overwhelmed by their new normal. But when the baby blues last longer than a few weeks …

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10 sure-fire ways to positively challenge yourself

by Bo Kitty, business coach Life can be a challenge at the best of times. With work, relationships and the stresses that come with life, we can sometimes burn the candle too low. If you’re in need of a “reality check” of sorts or need to challenge yourself to make a …

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5 tips on how to navigate the end of a relationship

by Prudence Henschke, certified divorce coach Getting out of bed and making it through the day can take all your energy when you are going through a break-up. The stress and overwhelm can be all consuming and so thinking beyond that, about what you logically should be doing, ends up …

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How to connect better with your partner while parenting

By Kristina Ioannou Let’s be honest: there’s nothing sexy about a top riddled with baby vomit or the sound of shrieking kids every hour, on the hour. Indeed, it can be tricky for parents to feel the mojo they felt pre-child days, especially with over-scheduled lives and general household chaos. …

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6 easy (non-beauty) ways to indulge in self-care

By Kristina Ioannou Ever heard of the saying you can’t pour from an empty cup? It’s true, mama bear. Rest and self-care are SO important. When you take time to replenish yourself, it allows you to serve others from the overflow. Here are a six holistic self-care practices to get …

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Health benefits of getting little ones into gardening (and how)

Little ones can never spend too much time outdoors exploring and getting in touch with Mother Nature. Nothing quite matches that fresh air and sunshine. Encouraging as much activity outdoors as possible is also good for health and wellbeing. And gardening is a great way for little ones to pass …

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3 quick and easy mindfulness tips for mamas

by Keisha Singleton Mindfulness. The art of taking time to live in the moment and exist consciously in the present. It seems an easy state to achieve, but with today’s modern lifestyle (hello phones, iPads, computers and every other digital device!) finding the time to simply BE can be difficult. …

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5 indoor plants that improve the air quality at home

Not only do indoor plants look fab thanks to the colour and texture they add to the home, but it turns out they breathe a little more life into the air, too. “It’s generally recognised that Australians spend 90% or more of their time indoors,” the Department of the Environment …