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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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Q&A with Megan Castran Pt 2

Q&A with Megan Castran Pt 2

Inspiring Women

Read more on Megan's beautiful friendship with Oprah and what makes Megan a dear molly #inspiringwomen.

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When the star factor lets you down

When the star factor lets you down

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Gwyneth Paltrow has come under fire after she charged fans more than $8000 to attend a Goop retreat.

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Q&A with Megan Castran Part 1

Q&A with Megan Castran Part 1

Inspiring Women

She’s been dubbed ‘Oprah’s best Aussie mate’, but after sitting down with Megan Castran over her drink of choice (espresso martini), I soon learnt that there is much more to this incredibly self-made woman.

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Why do we so often focus on our 'failures' for the week?

Why do we so often focus on our 'failures' for the week?

Motherhood

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Of Play Doh and dragon poop

Of Play Doh and dragon poop

Motherhood

“Can you play with me, mamma? Or you won’t?”

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My experience on a 3 day juice fast

My experience on a 3 day juice fast

Health

If you want to know what really goes on during a 3 day juice fast, settle in and read on....

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Interview with Jane Caro Part 2

Interview with Jane Caro Part 2

Inspiring Women

Our founder, Clare Sultmann sat down with social commentator, author, feminist and lecturer Jane Caro about Jane’s new book ‘The Accidental Feminist’ which is flying off the shelves. Over coffee, Jane and Clare discussed the book and all things women.

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When leaders were icons – why I’ll miss Bob Hawke

When leaders were icons – why I’ll miss Bob Hawke

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He was larger than life, a larrikin, a calculating politician and a lad in an era long before the polish of polls and popularity.

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I Suffered an Unimaginable Loss While Running a Company — Here’s What I Learned

I Suffered an Unimaginable Loss While Running a Company — Here’s What I Learned

Health

When Sleep Number CEO Shelly Ibach lost her husband of 34 years, she had to make a choice between eternal grief and life. She found her answer in nature.

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Set the alarm pull on the ugg boots and pop on the kettle for what we hope is one helluva Barty Party

Set the alarm pull on the ugg boots and pop on the kettle for what we hope is one helluva Barty Party

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Let's hope its a Barty Party tonight!

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Why women should shout their miscarriage...

Why women should shout their miscarriage...

Health

When we talk about a taboo, a common subject that affects more women than we realise, we take away the shame and the guilt.

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The power of silence

The power of silence

Career

Remaining silent is more powerful than we know.

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Does the ghost of friendships past haunt us?

Does the ghost of friendships past haunt us?

Relationships

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Interview with Jane Caro Part 1

Interview with Jane Caro Part 1

Inspiring Women

Our founder, Clare Sultmann sat down with social commentator, author, feminist and lecturer Jane Caro about Jane’s new book ‘The Accidental Feminist’ which is flying off the shelves. Over a coffee Jane and Clare discussed the book and all things women.

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What Bill didn’t realise about the psyche of Australian people

What Bill didn’t realise about the psyche of Australian people

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Every poll, every survey, every voter and least of all the man himself thought Labor would win and win easily the Federal election...

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

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

What's Trending

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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Weddings are optional but funerals are mandatory

Weddings are optional but funerals are mandatory

Relationships

You see, you don’t always have to go to the wedding, but hell if someone dies, then attend the funeral.

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If you can’t say anything nice…and other wonderful pieces of motherly advice

If you can’t say anything nice…and other wonderful pieces of motherly advice

Motherhood

Well, with Mother’s Day tomorrow, it’s as good a time as any to reflect on some of the best...  

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Why you should attend your High School Reunion

Why you should attend your High School Reunion

Relationships

The relationship we have with the people we went to school with is unique and invaluable. Here's why.

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Sanity versus Vanity?

Sanity versus Vanity?

Health

For most of us, the choice is simple - sanity wins out every day of the week. For others, the lines are a little blurrier...

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Time stops for no-one and nothing

Time stops for no-one and nothing

Spirituality

Don't die with the music in you.

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Five ways children wreck your teeth

Five ways children wreck your teeth

Motherhood

As much as they make you smile, children truly wreck your teeth. Here’s how…

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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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Autism Awareness Month

Autism Awareness Month

Health

April is Autism Awareness month. Let's bring light on Autism and all that it means for so many in our community.

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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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It’s a disease, not just another ‘women’s issue’

It’s a disease, not just another ‘women’s issue’

Health

Linda Reed-Enever is one of those energetic, effervescent people who barely misses a beat. She’s fun, lively, a successful businesswoman and effortlessly humorous, but she has also spent all her adult life grappling with endometriosis – a condition that affects one in 10 Australian women.

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An insight into endometriosis

An insight into endometriosis

Health

This painful, incurable condition affects an estimated one in 10 Australian women and 176 million women worldwide, jeopardising their fertility and also impacting their everyday life.

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Women who work long hours (in the workforce) have been found to have a higher risk of depression than their male counterparts

Women who work long hours (in the workforce) have been found to have a higher risk of depression than their male counterparts

Health

Women who work long hours have a higher risk of depression than men, study finds. With everything else they have to contend with, it's no wonder...

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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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So Lonely

So Lonely

Motherhood

Of course, the irony is, had either of us spoken up and mentioned it at the time, we would have realised we were far from alone…

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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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Q&A with Susie O'Neill

Q&A with Susie O'Neill

Inspiring Women

One of the greatest female athletes Australia has produced, a superstar in the pool who runs a busy home, has kids and a full-time gig on morning radio.

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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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The ties that bind dads and daughters

The ties that bind dads and daughters

Relationships

What’s an experience you loved sharing with your dad?

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Things can and do get better

Things can and do get better

Motherhood

No matter what we are living through, no matter how tough the road in front of you, always believe that things will get better.

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Epitaph - What would yours say?

Epitaph - What would yours say?

Epitaph - a word that brought a group of grown men and women to tears

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Q&A with a Former Barrister at Law and retired NSW Crown Prosecutor

Q&A with a Former Barrister at Law and retired NSW Crown Prosecutor

Inspiring Women

Virginia Lydiard tried thousands of cases and conducted hundreds of appeals in her 35 years at the bar – the last 18 with the NSW Director of Public Prosecutions.

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Celery Juice...the latest trend on social. But haven't we seen it all before?

Celery Juice...the latest trend on social. But haven't we seen it all before?

Health

Celery Juice. The latest trend on social. The new 'holy grail' of diets. But haven't we seen it all before?

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What do women need more but rarely get enough?

What do women need more but rarely get enough?

Health

Here’s a quick riddle to kick off your day…What do women need more than men but rarely have enough of?

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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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Meet Rochelle Courtenay - The woman behind Share the Dignity

Meet Rochelle Courtenay - The woman behind Share the Dignity

Inspiring Women

Dear Molly recently connected with founder Rochelle Courtenay to meet the woman behind Share the Dignity and learn more about the simple initiatives that are making a very real difference to disadvantaged Australian women’s lives.

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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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Exercise - we had it, some of us lost it, but now we need it more than ever before.

Exercise - we had it, some of us lost it, but now we need it more than ever before.

Health

Exercise - as we get older its mandatory not obligatory.

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Smart is sexy, researchers find

Smart is sexy, researchers find

Relationships

When it comes to relationships, equal or greater intelligence may be a key attribute we seek in our partners.

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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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