Raising Bella

by My name is Bella. I am excited to be in Grade 1 and make friends with you. I am autistic. Being autistic means something different for everyone, but for me it means that I see, hear and feel things a lot […]

In an instant, everything changed …

by Standing in the shower one Friday morning, Val Davison felt a lump on her breast. Although she wasn’t overly concerned, she mentioned it to her best friend Jude and her husband. “They were both more alarmed than I was, and said […]

Social media flamed my anxiety

by I was checking my Facebook notifications for work and decided to have a quick squiz at the news feed. One photo sent a wave of emotions through me. It was of a girl from high school having a merry time sharing […]

Being thin will solve all my problems…

by Myjanne Jensen interviews Jenn Hand—food coach, creator of Healing From Within and founder of www.jennhand.com –  a full-service boutique that offers coaching and an online program that enables women to transform their relationship with food, weight, body, and eating. Jenn knows […]

Rochelle Courtenay: share the dignity

by If there’s one thing that every woman can relate to, it’s the reality that getting your period every month can sometimes be inconvenient, awkward, and just a bit icky. But imagine if you were living on the streets, experiencing extreme poverty […]

One hour to myself – magic!

by This week we rounded our fifth week with our little darling, Minnie-Jane, and I finally managed to get approximately one hour to myself. I’m not going to lie – it was amazing! In fact, since that hour of freedom, I have […]

Wow, this is a workout

by It’s been a long time since I pointed a toe, stood in first position and donned a tutu. But don’t be alarmed reader; I haven’t subjected any member of the public to that spectacle. Instead, I tried a workout at Xtend […]

Crafting for health

by By Imogen from Crave for Crafts: My Mum sent me an article from the New York Times on the health benefits of knitting and crocheting. Mum is always sending me articles and I love getting them, knowing she has hand picked […]

Stay strong, you’re doing a great job mum

by Stay Strong Mummy! Yes, you… you’re doing a brilliant job. That’s the message from Kimberley Welman, creator of Stay Strong Mummy blog. “I don’t think mums can hear it enough,” Kimberley says. “Its’ a big job, the best job in the […]

Can you achieve mindfulness?

by All we really have is this moment, this moment that I am typing on my laptop to you and you are reading these words of mine. Everything else is a fabrication of our minds—memories of the past, future projections, the mind […]

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