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  • Why you’ll never know who you are & what you want until you give yourself a f*cking break

    Out of high school I was very passionate and driven. There was a whole life and career that I envisaged for myself and I was keen to get started on it. However, as become clear through my tumultuous, laborious and scattered twenties, none of the things I believed I wanted for my life actually brought me any joy or sense of accomplishment. I drifted from one career aspiration to the next, with fabulous opportunities to grow and cultivate myself in live theatre, commercial radio, film & television production, and the visual arts. And each time, the opportunity and experience fizzled out leaving nothing more than a brittle sense of disappointment and failure.
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  • Ditch the Vision Board for a Values Board

    It’s important to get clear on what we want out of life, but our guidance should come from within, not from external inspiration of what success looks like in the pages of magazines or on celebrity social feeds. So, inspired by my love of craft projects, self-exploration and a desire to set up this year for success, I dived into building my own, more nourishing version of the vision board - The values board.
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  • Spring Cleaning For The Soul

    We’re told to discard and dust off material things we no longer need but how often do we look within ourselves to see what we need to let go of? In celebration of Spring being the season of growth and rebirth, we’re taking this opportunity to declutter the dusty pockets of our mind, to make them fresh for the approaching new year.
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  • Have a Spring Fling (with yourself)

    Spring is such a wonderful time of the year. It reminds us of rebirth, growth and of course, the steady approach of a warm and languid summer. As we ease into a new month, we invite you to treat yourself to a little fling, to get your body, mind and soul prepped for the madness of the silly season and to help you see in the new year (and decade!) with wisdom, curiosity and a little humour.
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  • 7 best apps for mindfulness

    Do you wish you had a better handle over your mind - without feeling like you're constantly at the mercy of every thought or feeling that pops up? We've compiled a list of our top mindfulness apps to help you foster greater self-awareness, self-compassion, and create more calm in your world.
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  • Not your usual mid-year reflections

    The middle of the year is a great time for reflection and we’ve got two great forms of reflection for you to try. These two new ideas have one thing in common: no judgement. So put away your ol' 2019 resolutions, tuck them somewhere you’d forget and let’s get started at turning this year into something we’re actually be proud of.
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  • Badass Women: Meg Walters

    Visual artist and huge fan of mother nature, Meg Walters ditched the drama of the music industry for a life in the rainforest. She uses her art to help celebrate the diverse landscape of Australia, which touches on themes of inter-connectedness, nostalgia and escapism.
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  • Badass Women: Flexmami

    Try to put FlexMami (Lillian Ahenkan) in a box. We dare you. Flex is a badass woman who is crushing life from all angles. As a DJ, MTV presenter, radio host, writer and social media wondress (we haven’t even covered all the boxes), she’s passionate about starting conversations around identity and intersectionality, and can be found dishing out no-bullshit self development advice on the daily via her bubbling Insta and Youtube channels.
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  • Badass Women: Erica Valenti

    When you hear the sound of roaring Harley Davidsons you’d be forgiven expecting them to be manned by big, burly dudes with beards. Enter Erica Valenti, a passionate and stereotype-smashing motorcycle afficionado. She’s doing awesome work making motorcycle culture accessible to a generation of women with her all-girl motorcycle group The Throttle Dolls.
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