wellbeing

11 ways to raise eco-conscious children

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Snapping selfies and updating statuses are trends especially noticeable these days. We constantly see children and teens posing, making faces into their devices. With the increase in social media over the last decade, our sons and daughters often desire to carve out a beautiful digital footprint, focusing only on themselves…

I love who I am

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It has taken many years to get to this point, but I can honestly say I love who I am. These words are not often used when I talk about myself but they are some of the most powerful words to exit my mouth. When I was younger, I would…

Bus safety week: Be bus aware

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Transport for NSW launched the first ever Bus Safety Week from November 1-7, dedicated to improving safety awareness around buses. This is very important given that from 2005 to 2014 across Sydney, Newcastle and Wollongong, there were almost 4,000 recorded crashes involving a heavy bus, where 58 people were killed…

Let’s talk about breasts

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A new national survey has revealed that Australian women have inadequate cancer detection practises, even among those with a strong family history. Ahead of Breast Cancer Awareness month, a new national survey points to a surprising number of Australian women still living in the dark about their personal breast cancer…

What is your time online really doing to you?

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There seems to be a new catch phrase to describe our addiction to the digital world. ‘We are not addicted to our devices, but to information’. It’s a catchy little phrase, but like the gadgets themselves, it’s a gimmick. For the most part, it’s not real information we’re addicted to….

My afternoon being hypnotised

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After my interview with Lyndall Briggs, president of Hypnotherapy Australia, I decided to go under hypnosis – just to try it out and be able to write about it. I must admit, my curiosity with hypnosis came out after I read Liane Moriarty’s book The Hypnotist’s Love Story. I wanted…