By her own admission Jane Curnow is one of life's late bloomers. She'd been in and out of therapy since the age of 16 and spent most of her life clinically depressed, on medication and desperately searching for answers. It wasn't...
Perth's cupid queen Debbie Rivers considers herself an accidental entrepreneur. She'd always worked in finance - most recently in auditing and compliance - but had a lifelong aversion to owning her own business after watching her time-poor parents slog it...
I’ve navigated much throughout my 50-plus years; child loss not once, but twice, post-partum depression, my daughter’s rare disease diagnosis, my father’s recent blood cancer diagnosis, then there’s menopause! But certainly, I have always maintained a glass half-full attitude, positivity,...
For all the many geographical attractions in the Flinders Ranges, Darryl Trinne says it’s the people of Melrose he’ll miss most. They’re a unique and special breed in the sleepy and historic South Australia town (popn. 406) and Darryl, 58,...
If you’re a 50-something women who needs a little help to turn your life around, then Amanda Rose and her team at Western Sydney Women want to hear from you. They’re running a free Wise Woman program which aims to...
We welcome news that the Australian Government is splurging on a higher education relief package which is slashing the cost of study in areas such as nursing, teaching counselling, IT and science. Those six-month online courses start in May with...
Usually unsolicited doom-and-gloom polls landing in my inbox get reassigned straight to the trash folder, but this one hit the mark with so many of us worried about keeping a job. According to money.com.au and their March discretionary income study,...
When Victorian mum-of-three Kate Hewett took up cycling a few years back she couldn't find women's cycling clothing she liked. It was either too small, too short, or frankly too damn ugly. So, the now 48-year-old decided to create her own...
Forgiveness is such a valuable commodity. It is not something we give away freely. It all comes down to how we look at things and what perceived value it adds to our lives. If we see no benefit in forgiveness,...
A short squeeze of the throttle to get us started and we’re off, doggedly pedalling to keep sight of the five pairings tearing up the track ahead. We’re on rail-mounted electric assisted pushbike carriages (aka Velocipedes), the ingenious invention of...