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I want to tell you about a carer I know pretty well - my mum

I want to tell you about a carer I know pretty well - my mum

Inspiring Women

This week is National Carers Week, a time to recognise and celebrate the outstanding contribution unpaid carers make to our nation

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8 simple ways to improve your life in 8 days (and make you much happier)

8 simple ways to improve your life in 8 days (and make you much happier)

Health

While a surplus of books has been written on the topic of happiness, here's a simple working template that anyone can put into action, starting today.

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When my mum showed me some old pics of herself I realised (shock horror) that she had a life before me

When my mum showed me some old pics of herself I realised (shock horror) that she had a life before me

Motherhood

Our kids only know us as we are today - they don't see the people that we once were

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When push comes to shove, what would you take?

When push comes to shove, what would you take?

Relationships

Possessions are nice but when the time comes, they don't warrant a second thought.

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Mark Cuban offers up a surprisingly simple take on success

Mark Cuban offers up a surprisingly simple take on success

Career

Mark Cuban says one powerful habit separates successful people from everyone else - it's what happens between your ears that matters most.

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We've come a long way, baby

We've come a long way, baby

Motherhood

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Building resilience sometimes means not showing up for everything

Building resilience sometimes means not showing up for everything

Motherhood

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The 1955's guide to being a good wife. Clearly I've failed...

The 1955's guide to being a good wife. Clearly I've failed...

Relationships

Clearly I’m a bad wife. And so are most of the women I know. That is, if you take notice of the article titled ‘The Good Wife’s Guide’ which featured in the 1955’s May edition of Housekeeping Monthly.

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The stats we must all know about

The stats we must all know about

Health

I knew the statistics were bad yet I didn’t realise just how prevalent...

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Warren Buffett says this 1 simple habit separates successful people from everyone else

Warren Buffett says this 1 simple habit separates successful people from everyone else

Career

The 87-year-old chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway once gave us a breakthrough principle of taking charge of one's life. Let's revisit it.

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How much unpaid work are you doing exactly?

How much unpaid work are you doing exactly?

Motherhood

Whip out the excel spreadsheet and start tallying up those unpaid chores, because a recent study on behalf of the Victorian Government illustrates how unpaid work saves the economy billions; and by large, women are the ones shouldering the load.

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Vale Margaret Fulton – The maker of the modern cook

Vale Margaret Fulton – The maker of the modern cook

Inspiring Women

Go on…think back to the recipe shelves of your childhood kitchen and mentally search for that book that took pride of place in the collection. Rivalling an encyclopedia in size and introducing all new flavours to the 1970s household, it was the Margaret Fulton Cookbook.

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Feeling like a failure

Feeling like a failure

Health

The other week I read an article on this site talking about an uber successful woman who manages so many things but was brought to tears because she forgot her son’s soccer game one Saturday. I laughed when I read it and then moved on to something else. But here’s the thing. For some reason I keep coming back to that article. About how she said she felt she had let her son down, how she had focused on the negatives for the week.

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