New Year Challenge

By: Christine AddisAt this time of year when so many of us have been thinking about our plans and expectations for the year – I would like to challenge you to think about raising the bar when it comes to your finances.If you have been spending more than you earn and increasing your debt...

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Top 5 Education Trends

By: McCrindleThe education sector provides the framework to educate and prepare Australia’s future generations. The magnitude of this impact warrants investigating and understanding the key trends affecting the education sector.1.     Rising parent engagementIn this...

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Raw Lamington Balls

By: Susan Joy Delicious raw paleo and vegan Lamington Bliss Balls. Celebrate Australia Day with a healthier version of our iconic Australian Lamington cake. Serves: 22 balls | Prep Time: 00:20 | Cooking Time: 00:00Ingredients 1 cup macadamia nuts  3/4 cup almond meal/flour, (from...

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Heading Home- A Poem

By: Yvette CherryThe wind was a howlin’, blowing a gale. Our Coral Bay holiday was beginning to fail. The sand stung our legs and whipped through the van. We’ll leave a day early, conceded The Man.We agreed to set off next morning, first light. If we drove 14 hours we’d get home...

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Why Australians Are Caught Up In Consumerism

By: McCrindleAustralia is a nation of consumers. Our consumption habits are impacting our physical and emotional lives with four in five Australians (80%) believing they consume significantly or much more than what they need. Are we consuming to distract ourselves from life’s stresses and if...

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The Defining Traits Of The Next Generation

By: McCrindleToday’s generation of children are different from generations past. They are a mix of Generation Z, those born from 1995 to 2009 and Generation Alpha, those born since 2010. Additionally, there are now more Australians born since 1980 than before it. This means that...

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How to Set Goals and Achieve Them

By: Christine AddisSetting goals can sometimes seem like a lesson in frustration and when I meet people for the first time they sometimes can’t see the way to their dreams because their everyday has become so overwhelming.You will often hear children talk about what they want to do when...

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Are You prepared to Change?

By: Christine AddisI have been through a lot of changes recently in both my business life and personal life.Changes that have come about because of noticing that what I was presently doing either wasn’t working or had stopped producing the results that I wanted.Anthony Robbins is quoted...

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Cherry and Coconut Muffins

By: Susan JoyThese delicious, easy cherry and coconut muffins are moist and soft with a light almond flavour. I’ve made them with fresh cherries but frozen whole cherries can be used. The muffins were my hubby’s idea after we were gifted a large box of fresh local cherries. I know he...

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All-Purpose BBQ Seasoning

By: Susan JoyAn All-Purpose seasoning to add flavour to a plain piece of meat with no effort. It’s not only delicious sprinkled over meat, chicken and fish but try it sprinkled over your cooked eggs or an omelette. By making your own seasoning, you miss out on the anti-caking agents and...

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