Over thinking and other vices

When people first meet me I think that the general consensus is that I am a pretty outgoing, confident person who makes conversation easily and feels at ease being in different situations. This is true somewhat of the time, particularly when I’m […]

Looking for a sign

Have you ever wished for something and then been told to “ask the universe”, “ask the angels” or simply, “say a prayer”? I’d say most of us have, but I wonder how many of us really believe that it actually works. I’m […]

Pieces of me

I don’t want to do this anymore! I can’t handle this! I feel like screaming! I f***ing hate this! These are the thoughts that power through my mind when I’m at the brink of a mental explosion and when the girls are […]

The dark side of parenting

Last night I had a terrible dream about my daughter, Audrey, and since Jade (my partner) doesn’t want to talk to me about it (he doesn’t like to entertain morbid thoughts about our children, which I fully understand) I thought I would […]

What will I tell my girls?

Another attack… more lives lost… it’s been a heavy last few weeks around the world and each time something happens, a little part of me dies. This morning I woke to the news of the attack in Nice (France) by a crazed […]

Meet our columnists

Meet our wonderful columnists. If you would like to suggest topics to our columnists, or sponsor them, please email She Brisbane (the address is in the footer below) Alexandria Bernard writes Smart Alex. Calling it as she sees it, Alex—a journalist and […]

Childcare – cogs of the working wheel

With the federal election just around the corner, it’s refreshing to see some of the major parties finally shining some light on the very pressing issue of childcare. As a mum looking to eventually return to work full-time, the current childcare situation […]

Because I’m a queen

This week I wanted to talk about the meaning behind a tattoo I got last year: it reads, “Because I’m a queen.” I get a lot of different reactions to this tattoo – some people think it’s awesome, some people think it’s […]

Lessons from parenthood

Parenthood is one of those things that changes everybody and for the most part, for the better. For me personally, it has definitely shaped the person I am today and in particular, highlighted the importance of three key areas in life: patience, […]

Inala and me

I haven’t seen the SBS series Struggle Street, but I have seen the news lately and the hype/furore (depending on which side of the fence you sit) regarding the much talked about series and it’s apparent intentions to film the second season […]

Being thin will solve all my problems…

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 from […]

Queensland, are you ready to rumble?

Myjanne Jensen caught up with Renee—one half of the all-girl Queensland contingent—who is taking on the other States in Reno Rumble. For all you reno-junkies out there, it’s time to strap on your tool belt and charge up the electric drill, as […]