Happy International Women’s Day!

Happy International Women’s Day!   Every year March is a chance to celebrate women and to raise awareness of the challenges women face in order to bring about positive change for all. This year’s theme for International Women’s Day is “Planet 50:50 by 2030: Step It Up for Gender Equality” so, regardless of your gender, let me […]

Love Yourself – Your Life May Depend On It

This weekend I have been fortunate enough to attend the Hay House I Am Light Tour in Brisbane with Dr Wayne Dyer and Anita Moorjani. There were many beautiful and practical messages and takeaways from this conference and one I want to share with you today is from Anita Moorjani about Self-Love. Anita Moorjani is […]

Seen and Heard Film Festival

Seen and Heard Film Festival – Celebrating Women in Film Seen and Heard is the first film festival of its kind here in Melbourne and is dedicated to celebrating the rich and diverse works from female filmmakers who are working in an industry that often under-represents their art. Although the majority of filmgoers in both […]

Emma Watson’s UN speech to men and women

I thoroughly enjoyed actress Emma Watson’s speech on gender equality which launched the United Nations’ HeForShe campaign to end gender inequality. What a bold move to ask a young role model to stand up and speak directly at all men, young and old. Watson was a great choice, since her younger fans can be encouraged to join […]

Women Innovators – How Need Is Driving App Development

As phones become ‘smarter’, there is an increasing market for specialised apps. With 1.2 million apps listed in Apple’s iTunes app store, and 1.3 million in Android’s Google Play store, the market is certainly very crowded. But here are some Australian women made their apps regardless – listed them, and won accolades along the way. […]

Angela Merkel: Achievements, Power and Ukraine/Russia

When it comes to great women – in the modern era or throughout history – one name that increasingly comes to mind is the first female Chancellor of Germany, Angela Merkel. If the respected Forbes list of ‘the most powerful women in the world’ is anything to go by, then it’s certainly no wonder. Having […]

Janet Yellen: Revolutionising The World Of Finance For Women

For centuries women seemed to have encountered road blocks in securing high power positions in the finance industry – until Janet Yellen. A skilled American economist from Brooklyn, New York Ms Yellen has been the central bank’s second in command since 2010, and has now stepped into the top job – a position that has […]

4 Ingredients Kim McCosker: From Rejection Slips to International Success

Kim McCosker wasn’t always the renowned cookbook author she is today. Born in Stanthorpe, Queensland, and raised in Munduberra, Kim obtained her Bachelors in Intentional Finance from Griffith University and then trained as a Financial Planner with MLC. She continued her pursuit of a career in the finance industry by earning her Diploma in Financial […]

What do I really want — and what is my spirit telling me is the best way to proceed?

Many of us have heard of a “gut feeling” or “intuition.” It’s that sense of knowing something before it actually happens, but many of us cannot explain how or why we know. Sometimes it’s hard to discern what our “intuition” is and what isn’t. Many individuals struggle with identifying what they want and how their […]

Learn from the Past, Shape the Future

“History, despite its wrenching pain, cannot be unlived, but if faced with courage, need not be lived again.” – Maya Angelou Angelou is an American writer, singer, actress, and activist. She gained public attention when she recited a poem she wrote herself at the first inauguration of United States’ President Bill Clinton in 1993. The […]