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Rich Chocolate Mousse

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By: Susan Joy Delightfully rich and chocolatey and has my three favourite foods all in this one recipe, avocado, chocolate and dates. A quick and easy dessert for busy people. (more…)

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You Will Believe Fake News Just Because It Has A Picture

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By: Anne Rinaudo People are more likely to believe a true or false claim if it is paired with a photograph, a researcher from The Australian National University (ANU) has found. Dr Eryn Newman, from the ANU Research School of Psychology, has been finding out how people find truth in a fake-news era. (more…)

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Chocolate Granola Recipe

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By: Susan Joy In this delicious chocolate granola you get the natural flavour and goodness of raw cacao powder, nuts, seeds and coconut oil; which you won't find in the chocolate flavoured cereal boxes in the supermarket. Serve with coconut yoghurt and berries, nut milk or layered in a breakfast or dessert parfait. (more…)

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Why Your Dining Table Has Great Significance

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By: Susan Sohn A number of years ago my parents made the big decision to move from our farm and family home into our small, very quaint town. As many of you know, a move like this is huge. (more…)

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How to Stay Safe from Sharks – Tips from a Surfing Legend

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By: Hope Media If anyone knows about safety in the ocean, it’s someone like two-time World Surfing Champion like Tom Carroll – who’s probably spent more time in the saltwater than the rest of us put together. (more…)

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5 Things I’ve Learnt from a New Year Dawning

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By: Susan Sohn Being in my late forties, one thing I’ve come to realise is that New Year’s resolutions just don’t work for me. I have failed every time that I have tried to put something in place whether it be getting into better shape, quitting sugar, spending less time working and more time savouring life. By January 10th I’ve fallen off of every well-intentioned wagon I’ve set myself on. (more…)

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The Importance of Creating Simply For Your Own Joy

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By: Susan Browning It’s so easy to get stuck in our ordinary, wouldn’t you agree? If anything motherhood has opened my eyes to the ways I used to be creative when uninhibited by obligation, or creative deadlines. Or well, life. Creativity accesses the child within us all, and when modelled it can pass onto Kingdom expression to the next generation – which is why I think creating for joy ourselves is such an important aspect of our lives. (more…)

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How Can We Stay Civil in the Age of Outrage? Here are Three Ideas

By: Sheridan Voysey In 2016 I found myself in the United States at the time of the Presidential election. Heading to Nashville airport one morning, my taxi driver told me he was thinking of voting for Donald Trump and asked me what I thought. An hour of lively but friendly debate followed.  (more…)

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A Practical Guide to Creating a Wildlife-Friendly Garden

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By: Anne Rinaudo In her book, Habitat – A practical guide to creating a wildlife friendly Australian Garden AB Bishop shares a wealth of advice and information, including how to build places for all sorts of animals to congregate. There are even step by step guides to building an insect hotel and a bee apartment block. (more…)

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5 Reasons to Spend Time with a Senior

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By: Ange King That smell? The one you think will never happen to you? It will. Time to face reality, people. But why embrace the truth sooner rather than later? (more…)

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