International Day Of Happiness

by Start smiling, March 20 is the International Day of Happiness and, among other things, will herald the release of the next World Happiness Report which last year had Australia in ninth place. The current World Happiness Report, published on 18 March […]

#SheInspires Meredith East-Powell

by 176 million women worldwide suffer with endometriosis, a debilitating condition that affects all aspects of a woman’s life. With no known cure, more awareness needs to be made, the Australian Government took a step last year creating a national action plan […]

Valentine’s Day

by As the once-a-year love fest Valentine’s Day goes into overdrive, a university sociologist in Adelaide has attempted to shed some light on what happens at the other end of the love scale ….why so many people stick it out when their […]

How To Fall Back In Love With Your Job

by Each year job searches surge in January and February, and with approximately 50% of Australian workers considering a new job each year, there’s no doubt that careers are top-of-mind for many employees right now. For life and career strategist Bella Zanesco […]

The Bachelor – True Love or Truly Fake?

by The issue of diversity has become a constant discussion point in The Bachelor and other types of reality shows, with cookie cutter, blonde stereotypes representing what’s expected to be a sample of our population. The show cherry picks their own ideal […]

Cat The Cupid!

by I was divorced three years ago and I’ve been dating a LOT. I was with my ex for ten years, and now I meet these other guys and can’t imagine getting serious with any of them, let alone marrying them. But […]

Cat The Cupid

by Does moving in together before marriage scare men and does it decrease the chance that he will propose to me and put a ring on my finger? My mum always says “Why buy the cow when you get the milk for […]

How Pets Can Turn Us Into Better Parents

by Somehow, despite our different languages, we have found ways to teach our animal companions to simplify our lives. You’ll often see a golden retriever loyally guiding his human parent without comprehending the concept of blindness, or a rescue pooch diligently searching […]

Cat The Cupid!

by How do you keep young children away from the bedroom door when you need some *cough cough* private time? May parents swear by sitting their children down in front of a new (or favourite) movie or a Playstation game or iPad […]

Cat The Cupid

by I was supposed to be Matron of Honour for my best friend’s wedding in September. However, they just decided to get married in Fiji instead, but I can’t afford it because we’re saving for a house. We’ve been friends since high […]

Casey-Lee Lyons #SheInspires

by Tell us a little bit about yourself – who you are and what you do Thank you so much for having me. My name is Casey-Lee Lyons. I’m a Brisbane based nutritionist and naturopath, recipe developer, mum to my toddler Gracie and […]

Cat The Cupid

by I’ve given birth to my first child in the last 6 months and I’m finding it hard reignite the intimacy in my relationship with my husband… Firstly, congratulations on bub! Welcome to the club of unconditional love and lack of sleep. Lack […]

Cat The Cupid

by I’ve just moved in with my boyfriend at his mothers house and I am finding her to be overbearing. Do you have any tips on how to manage the relationship so I can maintain my own personal space? I would suggest […]

Off The Blocks – The Second Half Has Started!

by I turned 50 last year. I definitely wasn’t looking forward to it and flip-flopped between the resistant mantra of  “I hate getting old” and an acceptance state … “This sure beats the alternative!”. Anyway, it’s nearly a year later and during […]

Cat The Cupid

by Why do some boys end all communication with girls they are dating at the drop of a hat for no apparent reason?  Honestly, many boys are rubbish at communicating, particularly when they need to send a negative message. Sometimes it can […]

Pauline Roche #SheInspires

by Tell us a little bit about yourself – who you are and what you do Pauline, 50, co-owner (with my sister Sharon) of Me Time Experiences, an event company that specialises in small group singing, writing, walking and surfing retreats. I […]

Cat The Cupid

by He wants to save for a house together but won’t talk about the possibility of getting married. How do I know we’re on the same page? I’ve heard this type of thing many times – and timing is a major factor […]

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