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Christianna Heideman – the making of a badass #bossmama

By Nicole Fuge, MD® Managing Editor Christianna Heideman launched Damselfly when she was 19, fresh outta high school, and had no f*cking idea what she was doing. “I had a passion for jewellery and was determined to make a career out of it, so I did.” Damselfly started primarily as a jewellery brand; …

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5 ways to talk yourself up and not sound like a d*ckhead

By Haylee Hackenberg I’m a writer, and a good portion of my work is taken up by resume and career advancement related writing and coaching. My job allows me to speak to some fierce AF women – I’m talking human rights advocates, extraordinary women who have dedicated their careers to the …

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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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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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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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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 …

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P!NK is one badass mother

By Simone Lee Sitting in a military-green bomber jacket, Asian-inspired combats and a soaring rockabilly quaff, Pink – real name Alecia Beth Moore – gives the impression of a woman totally in command and control of all around her. Her booming cackle and extreme gestures give off the air of …