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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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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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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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Q&A with an award winning Australian entrepreneur

Q&A with an award winning Australian entrepreneur

Inspiring Women

Sharon Melamed is the founder of Matchboard, a company crowned “Business of the Year” at the 2018 Optus My Business Awards. Sharon also holds LinkedIn’s PowerProfile status for having one of the 50 most visited profiles in Australia.

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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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#Girlpower

#Girlpower

Relationships

We are inundated with the hashtags #girlpower #promotewomen #womensupportingwomen but let's be real and do something 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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Often feel pretty ordinary? It could be Perimenopause

Often feel pretty ordinary? It could be Perimenopause

Health

Perimenopausal? Never heard of it? Read more....

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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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Mens suicide-more common than we think

Mens suicide-more common than we think

Health

We may groan and complain about them. But at the end of the day we love them dearly and we wouldn't do without them.

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Life is so precious

Life is so precious

Health

Around 7 years ago I was nearing the end of my first pregnancy when I was hospitalised with sustained Atrial Fibrillation (AF). I was very sick and this was serious for both myself and my unborn child.

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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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