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Grace Brennan on starting rural and small businesses

Years ago, Buy From The Bush founder Grace Brennan fell in love with a farmer and swapped city life for rural Australia. From her humble kitchen table, she used her creative marketing mindset to help bring much needed commerce to drought-affected communities.  I have always felt like I had something to say. Yet often I […]

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how to take yourself on dates

Going on self-dates (or doing recreational activities on your own in public) isn’t sad or shameful, but a form of self-love. From flying solo at the art gallery to loving yourself in the sheets – here are some of the best self-dates you should make part of your self-care routine. There’s a certain stigma around […]

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Your weekly horoscope is here, for the week of March 6th, 2021

Astrologer Oscar Cainer lays out your weekly horoscope for the week of Saturday March 6th, to Friday March 12th, 2021. We live on a spinning ball of molten rock which orbits the Sun at an astonishing speed, creating gravity to keep us all from falling off! Yet we see our lives as being stable and […]

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Your love horoscope for the week, commencing March 6th 2021

Astrologer Oscar Cainer lays out your weekly love horoscope for the week of Saturday, March 6th to Friday, March 12th. We spend so much time trying to control our destinies. We labour under the impression that if we manage to do X, then Y will happen. But we’re not quite as autonomous as we like […]

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F**k yes – all the reasons why swearing should be celebrated

Turns out that swearing is not a sign of low intelligence. Science shows it’s just the opposite.  I can still vividly recall a time in my childhood when my cousin who was the same age as me (eight at the time) said a swear word while we played. Because I was a very diligent dibber-dobber […]

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‘I work in two different time zones; here’s how I wind down at the end of every day’

For the past few years, this writer has been working unconventional hours. From weekend work to working partial Australian hours on the other side of the world, she’s gotten falling asleep almost immediately after finishing work down to a fine art. It’s been a long time since I was in a typical 9-5. Three years […]

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There’s an important stage to grief we don’t talk about

Sally Douglas and Imogen Carn both lost their mums suddenly. Upon realising there were few resources for young adults who are grieving, the pair started a podcast to talk about death and loss in a supportive and insightful way. While death is an inevitable factor of life, it can often catch us off-guard. Sally Douglas […]

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What to do when your partner asks for your advice, then ignores it

From moving past the stubbornness of partners to other vexing issues of a personal nature, reader questions are answered by clinical psychologist Jo Lamble. Reader question: I’ve been with my boyfriend for five years. We get along great, but the one issue that really annoys me is that he is very stubborn and will not […]

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Yay! Your horoscope for the month of March is here

Resident astrologer Natasha Weber shares your monthly horoscope for every star sign, for March 2021. What have the stars written for you? When push comes to shove, Mars has your back, Aries. Coerced into making a decision? Don’t worry; at the eleventh-hour, plans are miraculously called off or changed to your advantage. That said, stressing […]

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Your weekly horoscope is here, for the week of February 27th 2021

Astrologer Oscar Cainer lays out your weekly horoscope for the week of Saturday February 27th, to Friday March 5th, 2021. As soon as kids are old enough to ask for things, they’re taught to lower their expectations. Our principal caregivers tell us what we can and can’t have, and try to convince us to set […]