Tell us a little bit about yourself and your current job? My name is Samantha, I am the Managing Director of Australia’s first dedicated wellness travel company, Health and Fitness Travel. We are dedicated to creating healthy holidays that improve lives. The majority of our clientele are busy, professional women, seeking to travel for their physical or mental well-being and … [Read more...] about Women of Balance: Samantha Lippiatt’s passion to create your perfect wellness holiday
A comprehensive mystery shop and analysis of mental health coverage of Australian travel insurers by comparison site Mozo.com.au has found that over half (51%) of travel insurers do not cover incidents related to mental health, which could leave many travellers high and dry while on holiday. The remaining insurers allow customers to opt for additional cover and would … [Read more...] about Did you know that over half of travel insurers won’t cover mental health related incidents?
1. Find something for which to be grateful — now and every time you feel anything other than joyful! It's impossible to have a heart full of misery and a heart full of joy. Gratitude is the great re-framer! When you look through gratitude glasses everything changes, no matter what happens in your life, so find something for which to be grateful. Sometimes you have to look for a … [Read more...] about 10 Free Ways You Can Find Joy!
It’s the secret, hidden thing that crosses all socio-economic classes, genders and cultures, and the thing that no one wants to talk about… SUICIDE. Each year, the World Health Organization estimates that more than 800,000 individuals take their own lives. What else may be possible? In honour of World Suicide Awareness Month this September, Access Consciousness Facilitators … [Read more...] about Encouraging hope, possibility and conversation during Suicide Awareness Month
Joining Hands is an innovative, Brisbane-based social enterprise providing access to health and wellbeing services to homeless and vulnerable young people. Joining Hands was founded in 2012 by Kylie Lowe, Jill McKay and Mark Teis. Tell us a little bit about yourself and your current job? I am many things and wear many hats in any given moment! I am a vivacious lover of life … [Read more...] about Women of Balance: Kylie Lowe – Creating change and healing within the homeless community