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6 mindfulness cues to follow for inner peace

By Amy Taylor-Kabbaz How do I start meditating? Should I be chanting? Do I have to do it for hours to get any benefit? The short answer to all of this is no. Especially when you are a busy mama. Meditation is simply the act of focusing on one thought, to the …

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5 ways to help your bae overcome eco-anxiety

By Nicole Fuge, MD® Managing Editor Eco-anxiety, have you heard of it? WTF? Neither had I, so I asked Dr Sally Gillespie to bring me up to speed on this new term and let us all know what we can do to help our little bambinos overcome it. “Eco-anxiety encompasses a …

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Get your glow on with Magdalena Roze’s secret scrub recipe

By Nicole Fuge, MD® Managing Editor With all this cray cray sh*t going on, never has there been a more important time to make sure you’re looking after yourself! From sorting out your kids’ schooling, running around making sure you have enough fkn toilet paper and pasta, and setting yourself …

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Confessions of a sober mama

By Victoria Vanstone I heard the baby crying again. I didn’t get up. I stayed, hiding in my bedroom. He needed me, but I couldn’t do it. I was too hungover. Again. I don’t remember getting home. The last thing I recall was seeing both my hands outstretched in front of me clutching …

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Time to hit the reset button? Try these tips, mama

By Kerrie Simon-Lawrence We’ve all been there: fuelled by a little (or a lot of) champagne, and giddy with excitement over the year ahead, we’ve made some pretty impressive resolutions. Whether to drop a dress size, or to save for that house deposit, something about New Year’s Eve gives us …

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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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6 best apps for a mama pick-me-up

It used to be that getting a mental-health pick- me-up relied solely upon squeezing in a therapy appointment, losing yourself in self-help books (who has the time?!) or finding some quiet time to meditate (ever tried to do that with a three-year-old hanging off you, demanding a choc-chip biccie?). Not …

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Ditch the mama guilt in 3 steps

By Rebecca Hooton Before having her first child, Katie* was a human resources manager. She was organised and kicking goals in her career, and expected to do the same as a mother. “She was convinced that her baby had to stick to the routine in the parenting book she’d been …

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Short on time? These are the best exercises for busy mamas

By Amelia Phillips What’s the best exercise for busy mums? Anything you can fit in! There’s so much confusion and conflicting information out there that sometimes we can get paralysis by analysis. So let’s keep things simple and focus on the fundamentals, nail these and our bodies will be ready …