My afternoon being hypnotised

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…

Why do women cheat?

Statistics have recently shown that the number of women cheating on their partners is on the rise. So Her Collective asked an expert on the reasons that drive people to cheat, particularly for women. Lissa Johnson is a clinical psychologist and principal of Dr Lissa Johnson & Associates in Sydney. Her…

Exercising solo: 5 great workouts to do alone

Are you one of those people who prefer to exercise solo? You’re actually not alone. There are various reasons why people prefer their own company when exercising. It may be that you’re too self-conscious to be in a group, or you are uncertain about what to do at the gym,…

A new way to find and outsource jobs: An Airtasker review

Outsourcing tasks you can’t or don’t want to do. Now that’s a good idea. Who wouldn’t want to pay someone else to put together that new furniture that’s supposedly ‘easy’ to install? Airtasker is that good idea. It is a community marketplace for people to outsource tasks, find local services…

Hypnotherapy: how does it help?

Lyndall Briggs is a leading clinical hypnotherapist in Australia, with over 20 years of experience. She is the president of Hypnotherapy Australia, an organisation of hypnotherapists in the country. Here she talks to Her Collective about the practice and how it can be used to improve lives. How does hypnotherapy…

Teaching kids about friendship

At my daughter’s age, friendship is quite simple. They click, they’re friends. They don’t click, they’re not friends. Kids are simple to teach in terms of friendships. It’s easy to give instructions on what friends do to each other. Friends don’t hit each other. They don’t hurt each other. They…

Fitted for Work celebrates 10 years of good work

As Fitted for Work celebrates its 10th birthday this week, it also passes the notable milestone of 20,000 women that have been helped through its programs. Fitted for Work provides free services to women facing disadvantage that helps them develop the skills, tools and confidence they need to find and…

Tracey Spicer: On life and motherhood

Tracey Spicer is a household name in Australia, best known for being a veteran journalist and TV presenter. More importantly, she is also a mum and a very strong advocate for women’s rights. Here, Her Collective asks Tracey how she juggles motherhood and why she said cock a lot on…