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Five New Year’s Resolutions You Have Permission To Fail

“Because if at first you don’t succeed, stop trying and have a Mint Slice.” At the start of a brand new year, making resolutions seems like a good idea. So did buying little Maggie a Tickle Me Elmo for Christmas but we all know how that turned out. It’s hard to escape their lure. They’re […]

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Wanderlust: Larissa Hrstic

WE MEET THE WOMEN WHO GAVE IN TO THEIR WANDERLUST AND DID SOMETHING A LITTLE CRAZY, A LOT BRAVE AND ULTIMATELY LIFE-AFFIRMING WHEN THEY PACKED UP THEIR ORDINARY LIVES AND TOOK THE PLUNGE. At 28, florist and stylist Lady Larissa took off for London and a date with the Chelsea Flower Show. WHEN DID YOU […]

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Raising money and eyebrows at Cupid’s Undie Run

On Valentine’s Day weekend, both Canberra’s exhibitionists and charitably-minded alike will have a great opportunity to raise money (and probably a few eyebrows) at the Valentines Day-centric Cupid’s Undie Run. 2017 will be the third year the event has been held, expanding from two cities in 2016 to 14 held nationwide this year. The run is raising […]

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Escape Trails: Melbourne

The cheeky kid sister to Sydney’s polished cosmopolitan atmosphere, Melbourne appeals to our Big City sensibilities – boisterous, delicious and just a little bit grimy with new discoveries to be made with every visit. STAY OVOLO LANEWAYS If you’re here to fit as many food and drink experiences into your trip as possible, look no […]

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A Network of Possibilities

Many women seek opportunities to enlighten and broaden their career path. Some choose professional development, some choose philanthropy and some choose to nourish their inner life through personal development. Many do not seek traditional ways of achieving these goals and prefer instead to pursue projects that align closely with their personal values. Executive career coach […]

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When Wishes Don’t Work

“Sometimes things don’t turn out the way we imagine. This stuff happens. But not ‘every time’ as we sometimes convince ourselves.” I was in Sydney over the weekend for a planning meeting for our musical (which we held at the Ladies’ Baths at Coogee, in an ocean pool, because why wouldn’t you?) On our way from the car […]

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When Summernats divides a household

Emma Macdonald and Paul Chamberlin have been happily married for 18 years. This is despite having vastly different opinions on Canberra’s annual car festival. SHE SAYS I am about as loyal and loving of Canberra as you can get. Until the first week of January, when you will find me desperate to escape the acrid […]

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The Perfect Gift: When a loved one is diagnosed with cancer

You get the news… a friend or family member has just been diagnosed. You are in shock, you cry and you want to see them. Then… you wonder what you can do for them. Flowers? Chocolates? What do you even buy someone who’s just received this awful news? Their life has just turned crazy. They’re […]

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Reconnecting with Your Home

Why on earth do I feel like I’ve just returned from a holiday retreat? I’ll tell you why… I am floating with blissful peace and inner harmony. I feel like I’m walking on clouds and my heart is beating half as fast as normal. I find myself smiling and feeling so unbelievably content. Moving from […]

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New Year New Books

Looking for some inspiration for 2017? These stories will give you the motivation to make big changes, turn over a new leaf and appreciate the little things after a hectic holiday period. As if you needed an excuse to relax with a good book! Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear by Elizabeth Gilbert From the […]

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