Volunteering is the secret weapon of successful, happy people. Finding time to give back to the community and to make new connections has been proven to improve not only the lives of others, but your own life as well. HelpGuide.org says that the benefits of volunteering are: It helps you make new friends and contacts It increases your social and relationship … [Read more...] about The secret power of volunteering
China’s effective ban on recycling from Australia earlier this year has left the country in what some are calling a “waste crisis”. Reducing waste through initiatives like the zero waste movement is vital for the future of waste management in Australia. We explore five women changing the world and creating businesses around waste reduction. Global icon and bestselling author … [Read more...] about 5 Women Changing the World and Reducing Waste
A lot of women love wine and so they should, as it is a delicious thing to drink. And let’s face it we live in a country where wine is in abundance and is very good quality too. However, sometimes the wine slips down just that little bit too quickly and before you know it the bottle is gone and the second sneaky one gets opened. Aussie doctors suggest two alcohol free … [Read more...] about How to Kick The Nightly Wine Habit before it Kicks YOU!
Peanut - a mother's app It captivated the international media, built a community of 300,000 women in its first year and had Mamas all over the world swiping their way into new and meaningful friendships. Introducing Peanut, the free Android and iOS app, founded by British tech guru, Michelle Kennedy, that is set to transform the way Australian women, who happen to be … [Read more...] about New Social Media Tools helping us connect
Helen Merrick specialises in marketing and communications for the not for profit sector. Currently the communications manager for Include a Charity and a speaker for the Fundraising Institute of Australia, Helen is an active champion for giving more and finding balance through the small things in life. She kindly agreed to give us 10 minutes in her day to answer our Women of … [Read more...] about Women of Balance: Helen Merrick talks about believing in yourself and giving back