The Warning Signs Every Parent Should Look Out For

Psychology startup, ‘Speak Teen’ has launched a pioneering new service designed to prevent and treat mental illness in young people. Led by Davina Donovan and supported by the Australian government’s Medicare Better Access Scheme, the teen coaching offering provides virtual or face-to-face […]

#SheReads Catch A Falling Star

Catch A Falling Star: A Sort of True Story About Growing Up A Little- By Katie M Little In 1974 Jeanne Little burst into the living rooms of millions of households across Australia with her first appearance on The Mike Walsh Show – […]

Gratitude- The Key To Health & Happiness

Studies have shown that regularly practising gratitude through journaling can make you more successful, healthier and increase your happiness by up to 25 percent. With World Gratitude Day on 21 September there’s never been a better time to pick up a pen […]

50? You’ll Be Right!

When you get to half a century, you start to take stock of your life.   If you’d asked me at 20 what made me happy, I would’ve said Sunday Sessions and black Russians. (The drink. Not the men.) If you’d asked […]

Hiking As A Potent Way To Mindfulness

An occasional hike in the green outdoors is the perfect prescription for a healthy body and spirit. The research has shown that a mere 30 minutes among the wild greenery, surrounded by nothing but chirping birds and rustling leaves, boosts the immune […]

Robin Bailey On Men’s Health

Last week was Men’s Health Week. As a wife and mother to three sons who are all now in their 20’s I take a particular interest in men’s health. It was with sadness and empathy that I listened to the brave Robin […]

Teenage Girls On Diet’s Point To Bigger Issues

Teenage girls who diet are more likely to engage in other health-compromising behaviours, including smoking, binge drinking, and skipping breakfast, according to a study by Canada’s University of Waterloo. The study found that, compared to girls who were not dieting at the […]

The Loneliness Epidemic Can Be Cured

As we edge into the Australian winter months, it often means extended time spent indoors and for many, a feeling or sense of loneliness.  In 2001 Robert Putman published a best seller “Bowling Alone: The Collapse and Revival of American Community” on […]

5 Pieces of Advice from Oprah

Oprah Winfrey addressed the graduating students of the University of Southern California’s Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism last week, delivering a speech that apparently rivalled the one she made at the Golden Globes back in January. Her advice while addressed to the graduates had […]

The Five Best Free Ways to Practice Self-Care

Self-care has become a major talking point, with the issue of making ourselves a priority an important aspect to our overall wellbeing. Self-care is extremely valuable to help avoid burnout and the feeling of being constantly overwhelmed. The best part is that […]

The Healing Powers Of Crystals

1. How can crystals be used for healing? Crystals have been used for their powerful healing properties for thousands of years. At an atomic level, our universe is in a constant state of vibration. Crystals emit high frequency vibrations and are extremely […]

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