Archive for March 2016

ARE YOU DAMAGING YOUR SKIN?

Are you damaging your skin without even knowing? I don’t know about you, but from a pretty young age I was encouraged to take care of my skin. The hat and sunscreen lecture is probably a staple for most Australian kids, then puberty hits and we’re told to cleanse, tone and moisturise our skin with…

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WHY WE LOVE JOJOBA OIL

Jojoba (pronounced ho-HO-ba) oil is a botanical extract of the seed of the jojoba tree (Simmondsia chinenis) indigenous to southern United States and northern Mexico, and technically, isn’t an oil after all. It’s a wax ester. Why do we care? Because out of all of the compounds in nature, this wax ester is the most…

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PREBIOTICS, PROBIOTICS AND ANTIBIOTICS

WHAT DO THEY ALL MEAN? If you haven’t noticed, health and wellness circles are a little obsessed with the gut (us included), and by your gut, we mean breaking the taboo on your poo! Sorry if we’ve grossed you out, but don’t stop reading. This hasn’t always been the case though. Current research is only…

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WHY YOU AND YOUR BIZ NEED AN ACCOUNTABILITY PARTNER

Want to know your best weapon for succeeding in biz? Connecting, sharing and trusting in a person, group or network who will keep you on track, true to your values and vision, and most importantly, accountable to the actions you propose. You and your biz need an accountability partner – there’s no question about it.…

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6 STEPS TO A HEALTHY AND HAPPY GUT

Is your gut leaky, nervous and maybe a little cranky? Join the club. It seems a growing number of illnesses, and in particular autoimmune diseases, stem from an unhappy gut. We’ve done our research and sought the advice of gut gurus like Tabitha McIntosh, Dr Libby, Sarah Wilson, Mel Ambrosini and Scott Gooding to share…

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DESIGN YOUR LIFE

When we truly know ourselves, we have the clarity and confidence to move forward in life and in business and are more resilient to challenge and change. When I was studying Law at University, I was invited to join a debating team. Others on the team were very experienced. I, on the other hand, came…

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IMPROVE YOUR WRITING QUALITY

Working for a magazine straight out of university is my dream gig. A teenager obsessed with reading and writing, my goal in life was to be the next Carrie Bradshaw. That dream came true less than a year ago when I was hired as an editorial assistant at a local magazine. And after an entire…

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PROS AND CONS OF BEING AN INTROVERT

Social encounters drain you. You find joy in your own company, often pursuing creative endeavours. This is when you feel most energised and alive. Labeled the ‘quiet type,’ you find small talk cumbersome and would prefer to get to the deep and gritty. You’ve also been called ‘too intense,’ dislike networking because it makes you…

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PROS AND CONS OF BEING AN EXTROVERT

Are you an extrovert? Do you love to connect, socialise, take risks and tout your opinion? Over at the DG headquarters, we have compiled a list on the pros and cons of being an extrovert. From rich personal and professional experiences to being pigeonholed as an attention seeker, life as an extrovert can be equality…

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HOW TO MONETISE YOUR BLOG

We know you love a good blog. You may even have a blog of your own or are considering starting one, but you’re wondering how you can make money from squirrelling away in your online corner of the web. Over on The Daily Guru today, we share six ideas on how to turn your blogging…

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SPIRITUALITY AND COMMERCIALISM

Why the ‘stuff’ won’t bring you inner peace Over the past few years, spirituality has become incredibly trendy. It’s cool to meditate and act out of intention. Waking up to watch the sunrise and swimming in the ocean is a must do, and yoga has been embraced by so many people, from the corporate world…

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CALMING YOUR STRESS

Your breath is quick, sharp and unsteady. Your mood is anxious, irritable and frankly, flat-out stressed. There’s a knot in your belly, tightness in your neck and shoulders, and a persistent will-never-shut-up dialogue on loop in your mind. You either want to fight, or you want to jump on a big jet plane, and get…

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