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Have the Organ Conversation, says ‘Pulse’ actor Claire Van der Boom

By: Linda Lou

An inspiring role as a transplant-recipient-turned-doctor has given actor Claire Van der Boom a passion to see more people sign up for organ donation. Read more

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Easy Tips for Organising the Kids Bathroom

Do your bathroom drawers need a good purge? Are there things hidden under other things that you didn’t even realise were there for who knows how long? Follow these easy steps to a more organised bathroom! Read more

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Chocolate Chip Muesli Bars

By: Susan Joy | The JOYful Table

These yummy muesli bars will be loved by kids and adults. No high fructose corn syrup or hidden nasties in these bars. Read more


Great Expectations

By: Rodney Olsen

I’ve got a medal in my desk drawer at work that’s worth a handful of dollars, yet I have an identical medal at home which is worth far more. Read more


Sweet Potato Gnocchi with Creamy Tomato & Spinach Sauce

By: Susan Joy | The JOYful Table

Delicious sweet potato gnocchi is lightly fried to produce crispy little pillows with soft centres. I’ve coated the gnocchi in a creamy tomato and spinach sauce. I’m always happy when a recipe turns out just like, or even better than the traditional version. Serve with a green salad on the side. Read more

Are You In a Mid-Life Low? Take Heart – It’ll Get Better, Say Researchers

By: Linda Lou

Do you remember when you were at your happiest? If you’re in your senior years, chances it wasn’t in the midlife season of your 40s. Read more


Confused About the Direction of Your Life? This Might Help

By: Sheridan Voysey

The plan seemed clear. The path seemed straight. But diversion after diversion beset you. Now you wonder if you’ve taken a wrong turn somewhere and will ever reach your dreamed-of destination. You’re in such a different place to where you thought you’d be by now. Read more

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10 Tips for Looking After Your Mental Health

Mental health issues affect everyone.  Whether or not you yourself are experiencing mental illness there is always someone around you who is.

The World Mental Health Day website says that 1 in 5 Aussies are affected by it. As a community it’s important that we look out for each other, start conversations and support one another.  Read more

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Four Reasons Why You Should Try a Social Media Fast

By: Sheridan Voysey

Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn – I use and enjoy them all. But sometimes I enjoy them too much.

I have just completed a social media fast. It wasn’t a long one – just four weeks – but the effects have been significant; enough to prove I need to do it again. Read more


How to Recycle Your Old Candles

Are you sick of dusty candles lying around that you can no longer use after the wick has burned down?

Fret no more with this simple solution to recycling and creating a beautiful new candle with your leftover wax! Read more