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Always remain 'coachable'. You'll be better off for it

Always remain 'coachable'. You'll be better off for it

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Sometimes a quote on social media makes you stop, sit up and listen. For me, a quote shared by a friend did just that.

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A comeback for the ages

A comeback for the ages

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You may shoot me with your words,
You may cut me with your eyes,
You may kill me with your hatefulness,
But still, like air, I’ll rise.

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Criticism- how to handle it and the questions to ask yourself when you receive it

Criticism- how to handle it and the questions to ask yourself when you receive it

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When you are getting down about online criticism or abuse, ask yourselves three questions....

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Jacinda Ardern take a bow

Jacinda Ardern take a bow

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In a time when we are all seeking leadership, look no further than Jacinda Ardern, whose actions over the past few days have caused us all to sit up and take note.

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The glory days are ahead of us not behind

The glory days are ahead of us not behind

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Let's change from 'remember when' or 'I wish I could have done that' to 'I've done' or 'I'm doing'!!

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International Women's Day

International Women's Day

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International Women's Day. The lunches are fun, the hashtags are great but often phoning a friend is just as good.

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Yumi Stynes brands Kennerley as “racist” during debate

Yumi Stynes brands Kennerley as “racist” during debate

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The argument ignited due to a clash of opinions between the two women when a panel was discussing the weekend’s Invasion Day protests, in which thousands of Australians took to the street in support of changing the date of Australia Day.

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It's a Barty Party

It's a Barty Party

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Ashleigh Barty take a bow. The 22 year old from Ipswich, a working-class town in Queensland has the hopes of a nation on her shoulders.

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Share the Dignity

Share the Dignity

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What initially started as a Facebook page and a call for donations from clients, neighbours and friends has grown to encompass over 4000 volunteers, who collect, sort, register and distribute donated packs of tampons and pads to homeless shelters and disadvantaged.

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Major moments for women in 2018

Major moments for women in 2018

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As the heady excitement of Christmas subsides and we look back at the ledger of 2018, it’s a timely opportunity to ponder how the year shaped up for women.

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Christmas - let's forget the small stuff and embrace the big stuff

Christmas - let's forget the small stuff and embrace the big stuff

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Christmas can be stressful and overwhelming for a lot of us. But among all the chaos, let's remind ourselves of what's really important.

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Since when should we take into account the 'best interests' of a predator?

Since when should we take into account the 'best interests' of a predator?

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As a nation, we grieved for the family and as mothers our hearts skipped a little faster and we kept our kids a little closer....

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The lyrics of a song can teach us more than we know

The lyrics of a song can teach us more than we know

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"I hope you never fear those mountains in the distance, Never settle for the path of least resistance..." the lyrics of a song can be a life lesson for us all.

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Kate vs. Meghan. That is, according to the media.

Kate vs. Meghan. That is, according to the media.

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According to recent media reports, Meghan and Kate just don't get along. Happy families just don't sell papers but women at war sure do and the media are banking on us wanting more...

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Ivanka Trump no longer the golden girl that she once was?

Ivanka Trump no longer the golden girl that she once was?

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Ivanka Trump seems to have it all. Beauty, a seemingly successful career and now a prominent position within the White House. As she has liked to depict on social media this 'working mum' can do it all. Why then is her popularity on the decline....?

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High School Graduation - A significant rite of passage

High School Graduation - A significant rite of passage

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As many of our students finish High School this week, amid all the celebrations and shenanigans, lets tell them to look around.

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Oh so stressed-what is wrong with our youth?

Oh so stressed-what is wrong with our youth?

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For the youth of our society facing upcoming exams in the next week or so....do they really mean that much?

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Sexual Harassment- whose story is it to tell?

Sexual Harassment- whose story is it to tell?

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In the past week an alleged victim of sexual harassment has been forced to relive her nightmare. Just like in the first instance, without her consent and not by her choosing. Read more on the blog.

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Melbourne Cup. The race that stops a nation.

Melbourne Cup. The race that stops a nation.

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Like life, any horse on any day can win. The important thing is to show up.

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Q&A with a drought-affected Queensland Farmer

Q&A with a drought-affected Queensland Farmer

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"The drought is really just horrible. Today we were expecting some rain, and it hasn't come. I know how much it upsets me and I can see how much it upsets and frustrates the farmer and there isn't anything we can do."

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“It’s an incredibly personal battle”

“It’s an incredibly personal battle”

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Imagine waking each morning trying to maintain hope amidst growing debt and the feeling you’ve failed your family’s legacy while jeopardising your children’s future.

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To the teachers who shape who we are

To the teachers who shape who we are

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As we mark World Teacher’s Day this October that small moment sums up the incredible power of a true teacher – a person who will take those in need under their wing as they lead the group to achieve

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Standing On My Own Two Feet

Standing On My Own Two Feet

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...Clinton has just told of his relationship with Nelson Mandela and how Mandela taught him a lot about love and forgiveness. I am inspired by what he said and can relate so strongly to his words that in a strange way, I feel the story is being told directly to me, for me.

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'Having it all' is a lie for Australian women

'Having it all' is a lie for Australian women

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An anonymous dear molly member responds to a recent article, which featured in the Australian newspaper the Sydney Morning Herald.

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A game changer for women's sport

A game changer for women's sport

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The inaugural National Rugby League Women's Grand Final will take place tomorrow afternoon.

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Police Remembrance Day

Police Remembrance Day

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There's little appreciation, often a tremendous amount of criticism and let's face it, they're not bringing home the big bucks for all their troubles and sacrifice. Yet thousands of men and women choose this very career. They are doing it for the greater good, and we should all be grateful. Every day, but especially today.

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What the hell are we doing wrong?

What the hell are we doing wrong?

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As a society, we have to ask ourselves how we can protect our most vulnerable? Our disabled, our women and most significantly our children are the ones that we as a progressive society need to care for.

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Student refuses to stand for the National Anthem

Student refuses to stand for the National Anthem

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Agreeing with Pauline Hanson doesn't come easily to me, but I have to say I stand with her on this one.

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It’s the ‘where were you day?'

It’s the ‘where were you day?'

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It's a point in time where we can all remember where we were, how we heard the news and what we were doing.

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The US Open women's final was disappointing

The US Open women's final was disappointing

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The final was not what anyone expected, least of all her opponent little known Naomi Osaka, a 20-year-old Japanese national playing in her first ever grand slam final.

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Why can’t a Bishop be King?

Why can’t a Bishop be King?

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"I think the difficulty is they can't see a woman do that kind of job, no matter how proficient she might be and how competent and experienced she might be, and that is a real difficulty for the party to deal with."

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The loss of a great American and humanitarian

The loss of a great American and humanitarian

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The death of Senator John McCain, aged 81 to brain cancer is a loss for us all.

No matter what your political persuasion, Republican or Democrat, you have to admire the man for his bravery, his heroism and above all his patriotism- his love for his country and his fellow countrymen.

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Get involved in a good karma charity event on Saturday 1 September 2018!

Get involved in a good karma charity event on Saturday 1 September 2018!

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#Yoga4Dignity 2018 is a women’s charity yoga event that will bring thousands of women from all over Australia together to touch our toes, open our hearts and Share the Dignity.

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Permission to fail

Permission to fail

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In an age where success is plastered across our social media accounts and news feeds, here’s a quick insight into failure, why we should embrace it and encourage our kids to relish it as well.

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Celine Dion. Nothing short of brilliant.

Celine Dion. Nothing short of brilliant.

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The difference between these the two stars was night and day.

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Why bitching is downright bad for you

Why bitching is downright bad for you

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Whether it’s the sly comment about a colleague, or the outright session discussing the endless negative attributes of your neighbour, at one time or another we’re probably all guilty of having a damn good bitch.

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International Day of Friendship

International Day of Friendship

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The International Day of Friendship began in 2011 as an effort by the United Nations to promote friendship between peoples, countries, cultures and individuals. It is observed on July 30. For children in poverty, the day takes on special meaning, as friends can be a source of strength, support and social development.

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Growing Up in Pornland: Girls Have Had It with Porn Conditioned Boys

Growing Up in Pornland: Girls Have Had It with Porn Conditioned Boys

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Pornography is moulding and conditioning the sexual behaviours and attitudes of boys, and girls are being left without the resources to deal with these porn-saturated boys.

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Women must be safe everywhere

Women must be safe everywhere

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Every now and then a tragedy beyond our comprehension prompts us as a society to look in the mirror. In the past few weeks, Australia has done just that, examining our reflection in the wake of comedian Eurydice Dixon’s rape and murder in Melbourne.

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Keepin’ it real amidst the glitz of TV

Keepin’ it real amidst the glitz of TV

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As the entertainment industry nurses its annual hangover, here are three reasons to love the Logies and two women who managed to keep it real amidst the theatrics of reality TV…

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A long road to equality for Saudi women

A long road to equality for Saudi women

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So, it’s the fifth day now that women in Saudi Arabia have been able to drive. Good on the Crown Prince. But while you are at it and you're lifting bans to enable women to do more, how about you focus on the following things that women still can't do. 

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News headlines over the last week have canvassed two celebrity suicides, Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain.

News headlines over the last week have canvassed two celebrity suicides, Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain.

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News headlines over the last week have canvassed two celebrity suicides, Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain. Both people had, according to us, the outsiders looking in, the greatest of lives.

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Dear Barnaby Joyce

Dear Barnaby Joyce

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Dear Mr Joyce,
It has come to my attention your media advisor is currently on maternity leave, so attached is my application for what I understand to be a challenging role.

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What it’s like to really be gluten free

What it’s like to really be gluten free

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I’m gluten free. Yes, I’m one of those people. But let me be clear. It’s not by choice. Hell, I wish I wasn’t.

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All in a week’s work for these two

All in a week’s work for these two

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Could George and Amal be any cooler?

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The symptom of a far greater disease

The symptom of a far greater disease

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She may have a league of fans, but this week Kim Kardashian is under fire for a move that many say promotes eating disorders.

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So where will you be?

So where will you be?

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That's the question that many women, all of us grown up, mature adults, have been asking each other the past few days? For me, the 19 May 2018 has been locked in the diary for weeks.

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What the…

What the…

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Asking a baby if it is okay to change their nappy; seriously?

According to the author of this statement, ‘it teaches the child about consent'. Deanne Carson who made this statement has received a lot of flak for it.

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When Mother’s Day Hurts

When Mother’s Day Hurts

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Over the next week will see an abundance of cards, a bevvy of flowers and pretty much every school classroom in Australia hard at work whipping up all manner of crafty delights for the annual event that is Mother’s Day.

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