I dread Mother’s Day. It sends shivers up my spine. For me Mother’s Day brings with it both joy and immense sadness. I am happy that I get to share the day with my mum, one of the true great...
Reading the Sunday paper this morning, I came across an article about how Covid was so good for this particular person (who happened to be a local celebrity), in that it gave her time to slow down, to reflect,...
“Get me a fan, crank up that aircon, pass the chocolate and pour me a wine pronto," I bark to no one in particular as I am heading into hot flush number 500 for the day. As I tell this...
Youth is wasted on the young: George Bernard Shaw sure got that right. If only you could go back and tell your 20-something self all those life gems you’ve gathered along the confusing road to this point. Assuming I’d even listen...
Yoga is the oldest form of self-development, dating back thousands of years, originating in India. It is a union between the body and mind and breath. Yoga cultivates health and wellbeing through the regular practice of postures called asanas, breath...
If we were assembling a star-studded group of our favourite Hollywood stars for a ‘role model’ cover shoot this week, you can bet Brooke Shields would be one of the first calls we’d make. Talented, strong, stunning, whip-smart funny, fashion...
Older Aussies often find themselves stereotyped in a number of ways. Bingo-playing, cat-loving and knitting (are you bloody kidding me! we're midlife, not 200), anyway to digress. There is a belief that the desire for intimacy diminishes with age, however,...
Every year, around this time, thousands of Australians ask themselves the same question: is this the year to finally make a sea-change? With memories of those long, lazy, fun-filled hours on holiday fading fast as they brave the commuter crush,...
Hey there, it’s me again, BL (baby lesbian). You might remember my story back in May for International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia. I’m the recently single mum who came out. Well, so it now turns out I’m a 52-year-old...
For many years, legendary supermodel Paulina Porizkova admits she had recurring nightmares about being photographed again for Sports Illustrated’s celebrated Swimsuit issue. She’s in her bikini, all set to do the ‘thing’ that saw the Swedish beauty grace the cover...