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3 simple steps to declutter your mind

By Jo Burgess A cluttered mind makes you unproductive, indecisive and stuck in your own way. Getting rid of mental clutter is just as important as culling physical clutter, as it gives you the freedom to focus and make way for more important things. I’ve compiled a simple three-step process to help you …

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Who runs the world? Damn right, Beyoncé does

When Beyoncé talks, people listen. When she Instagrams, the whole damn internet loses its mind. Case in point: her announcement in February 2017 of her twin pregnancy amassed a whopping 11 million ‘likes’ in a number of hours. The image of the Lemonade singer seated in a bed of flowers in …

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How 10 of the most fierce women in the world found success

By Nicole Fuge, MD® Managing Editor In honour of International Women’s Day and the fierce AF ladies who dominate their space – the badass #BOSSMAMAS, the stay-at-home mums, the mothers taking on the role of both mum and dad, and the women who are just trying to keep it real in …

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5 ways to overcome the juggle of motherhood

By Amy Molloy When Amy released her first book, The World is a Nice Place, she had no idea how popular it would be, going into reprint after only 12 weeks. Focused on helping readers recover from their past hurts and experiences, when it came time to release the sequel, Amy opted …

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How being a mum made me better at my job

By Khara Williams, director of relationships, businesswoman and mama We’ve come so far in the workplace gender-equality debate, but there’s still a long way to go. One of my pet peeves is the prevailing sentiment that having kids automatically means you’ll work less, and have less efficacy, than your non-parent or …

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The cake recipe all mamas need in their arsenal

By Christin Gewek Quick nut cake Makes one 20CM (8 INCH) cake // Ingredients 2 ⁄3 cup (75 g) walnuts 4 eggs, separated ½ cup (125 g) butter, softened 125 g (4½ oz) caster sugar 125 g (4½ oz) ground hazelnuts 125 g (4½ oz) quark (40% fat) or Greek-style yoghurt …

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Emily Blunt’s biggest life lessons in motherhood

Having children changed the way Emily Blunt wanted to live her day-to-day life. Together with husband John Krasinksi, and daughters Hazel, four, and Violet, two, she traded the lights and paparazzi of L.A. for a relatively quiet life in California’s Ojai. 1 // EMILY, HOW HAS MOTHERHOOD CHANGED YOU? It’s …

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How to give less of a sh*t about what others think

By Carlii Lyon I suddenly realised, at the age of 35, that certain forms of disapproval and rejection are healthy and if anything, a good sign of progress. I would even go as far as saying, if you have the approval of everyone around you, either you are playing too small, …

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5 cool ways to transform your bebe’s room

By Nicole Fuge, MD® Managing Editor My fav room in the house is my daughter’s bedroom (which is lucky seeing as I spend what feels like all day in there feeding, changing, playing, repeat). So now, as she transitions from baby to toddler, her needs are changing and I’m forever …

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The Quinn Girls #DISRUPTED

By Kerrie Simon-Lawrence, photography Melanie McNiven, shoot location Kingfisher Bay Resort on Fraser Island  Eleesha Quinn can still remember the Instagram photo that changed everything. “My daughter Logan asked me to be in a picture with her. I had never really liked to be in photos, so I said no. I’ll …