Her Life

An interview with Candice Fox

An interview with Candice Fox

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The brilliant crime novelist, Candice Fox, took time out from her busy schedule to have a chat with us about being an author, working with James Patterson and dealing with rejection letters. Her first novel, Hades, won the Ned Kelly award for best debut novel in 2014. Her latest novel, Crimson Lake,…

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Ask Her: I think my friend is in an abusive relationship

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In our latest Ask Her column, clinical psychologist Dr Lissa Johnson – who specialises in therapy, treatment, and counselling for individuals, couples and families – answers a question from a concerned reader: I think someone close to me is in an abusive relationship. What constitutes domestic violence? He’s not hitting her…

How to be a chilled out mum

10 ways to be a chilled out mum

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We all want to be that happy, chilled out mum who makes everything look easy, but being a mum is hard. And you know what? Even that happy, chilled out mum has days that just don’t work. We all battle with the kids, go through tough times with our partner and…

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How to be a happy mum

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The best thing you can do for your kids is to be a happy mum. But to do so you have to make yourself a priority. Relationship experts would argue that the order should be self, marriage and then kids. If you put yourself last too often you can end…

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Say goodbye to light bladder leakage

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Raise your hand if you get nervous when you sneeze, cough or jump on a trampoline. One of the joys of being a mum is the possibility of having to deal with light bladder leakage or LBL. It affects 1 in 3 women and around 50% of Australian women aged 45-59 years of…

OMGYes

OMGYes – What it is and why you need it now

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If you haven’t seen that video of Emma Watson mentioning the website, OMGYes then let me explain what it is. The website advertises itself as one that lifts the veil on women’s sexual pleasure. “Constantly explore new ways to increase pleasure based in new research, videos and simulations. Knowledge for…