Journal, Lifestyle

I Invite You to a 31 day Self Care Challenge

Self isolation has been a blessing for some and a struggle for others. Many people are starting to feel the effects of isolation and decreased contact with their community. Not to mention the fear and anxiety that is in the air weighing people down with worry and sadness. We know that community is essential for… Continue reading I Invite You to a 31 day Self Care Challenge

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Adding a Water Element in Your Garden

Any garden improves with water. When planning your garden, leave 10 to 15 percent of the area for water culture and water gardens. Water plays an important role attracting predators such as birds, frogs and beneficial insects to the garden. The choice of water detail will obviously depend on the available space in the garden.… Continue reading Adding a Water Element in Your Garden

Journal, Lifestyle

What to do with your soft plastics?

Stop for a moment and imagine if the rubbish you create was banned from going to the landfill! This may be the future as more and more countries are refusing to take on our rubbish. The average Australian sends more than one ton of waste to the landfill each year. An Aussie family produces enough… Continue reading What to do with your soft plastics?

Journal, Lifestyle

Practical Hints to Overcome Anxiety

In Australia, it's estimated that 45 per cent of people will experience a mental health condition in their lifetime.  In any one year, around 1 million Australian adults have depression, and over 2 million have anxiety. If you suffer from persistent and excessive worry, anxiety, know that you are not alone. Many creative people have… Continue reading Practical Hints to Overcome Anxiety

Ask Laila, Journal, Lifestyle

Pros and Cons of Being a Child Traveller

I spent many of my childhood years travelling with my parents. Before I had turned ten, I had travelled around the world three times. This horrified some people as they said I needed "routine" while others thought it was the best schooling I could ever have. World Travels My parents met while backpacking so travelling… Continue reading Pros and Cons of Being a Child Traveller

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Journal, Lifestyle

Creating Sacred Space

In the last twenty years there have been many improvements in women’s lives. For example, life expectancy has increased, the number of girls in school and the number of jobs for women. Many countries have introduced laws to protect women’s rights. However, there are still many injustices. Women are half the world’s population and perform… Continue reading Creating Sacred Space

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Why Everyone Should Use Bamboo

Even though bamboo was first used in China around 118 B.C. and pandas have been eating it forever, it sort of became sexy with Colombian architect Simón Vélez at the turn of this century. Simón stated that bamboo was better than steel, and his style of building shook the world of architecture. This tremor was… Continue reading Why Everyone Should Use Bamboo