Lifestyle


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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Think About Everything You Buy: The Zero Waste Lifestyle

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Above: Blogger and author Erin Rhoads By: Clare Bruce In her new book Waste Not, eco-blogger Erin Rhoads says that every year, Australian households produce enough rubbish to fill a three bedroom home. (more…)

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Rewire Your Brain to Fight Anxiety

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By: Carolyn McCulley Training our brains to battle anxiety through minor troubles develops emotional stamina to endure harder times. (more…)

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Burnout Begins With Weariness. Here’s How to Stop it Going Further

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By: Sheridan Voysey Robert Coles, the eminent American psychiatrist, once wrote a book called The Call of Service. Collating his work over three decades with charity workers, civil rights campaigners and community volunteers, Coles explored the reasons why people serve others and what satisfactions they get from doing so. (more…)

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Creating Mental Toughness

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By: Dr. Wayde Goodall "If you faint in the day of adversity, your strength is small." ~ Proverbs 24:10. I believe our Creator frequently gives us instruction to focus, to make up our minds, to set goals, to have vision, and to stay on track. (more…)

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10 Ways to Know You’re Addicted to Social Media

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By: Sabrina Peters My name is Sabrina and I’m an addict. Not a day goes by that I don’t need a ‘hit’. It’s the first thing I do in the morning and the last thing I do at night. It’s not even intentional. It’s a habit, an urge, a subconscious obsession. I’m embarrassed to admit it but I’m a social media junkie! (more…)

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10 Community Service Projects Perfect for Introverts

By: Brittany Ann If you aren’t currently volunteering or helping out in your community in some way–what’s stopping you? While lack of money and lack of time are two of the biggest reasons people commonly give why they don’t volunteer, there is another important, but often overlooked, reason that sometimes holds people back: They are introverts. (more…)

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Older Men – Afflicted by Hope

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By: Anne Rinaudo To be afflicted by hope seems a contradictory term. How could hope, so full of promise, joy and anticipation be an affliction? (more…)

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Ways to Stay Warm this Winter Without Blowing your Budget

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By: Jari Smith Winter is here! The season of hot chocolate, knitted jumpers and chapped lips. Although many parts of Australia don't get as chilly as others, some of us can’t handle even slightly cool temperatures without a hot water bottle at the ready. (more…)

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