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

mental health

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


Life Happens

By: Rodney Olsen

Life is what happens to you while you’re busy making other plans. – John Lennon

For some reason, I started thinking about that line from John Lennon’s song Beautiful Boy recently. Read more

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Sleep Deprivation is Harming the Health of 7 in 10 Teens

Author: Clare Bruce | Open House.

When a teenager is rebellious, over-emotional, struggling at school, anxious or depressed, the cause may be as simple as a chronic lack of sleep.

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It's My Birthday and I'll Cry If I Want To

By: Bec Oates

The day of my birth, no doubt a glorious day in the history of mankind, is to be celebrated this day.

As one reaches… lets say… the later years… birthday thoughts change. Read more

Do You Repeat the Same Mistakes as Others?

By: Alex Cook | Wealth with Purpose

There is a saying that goes like this: “Mistakes are meant for learning, not for repeating.”

Probably most of us, if not all, have experienced repeating the same mistakes of others. But is it really necessary for us to repeat others’ mistakes for us to learn our lesson? Read more

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iPhone X: The New Temptation

By: Rodney Olsen.

Did you wake up today feeling like you’re missing out on something? Are you tempted to book your place in the queue for the revolutionary iPhone X? Read more


Millennial Consumers: Why Coke Has So Many Variants

By: Stephen O’Doherty | Open House.

Soft drink behemoth Coke-a-Cola got a huge shock when Woolworths declared they would not stock yet another variation of the iconic beverage.

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