People Power

December is traditionally a time to look back and take stock of the year that was. And what a year it has been.  The particular challenges of this year have…
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Power Up

One of the many casualties of COVID-19 was a 3-month gym hiatus across New South Wales.  Whilst it was a treat, at first, to sleep in rather than make that…
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Power Down

It’s no secret that COVID-19 has severely impacted international travel.  But consider this … Industry research (Daily Mail) reveals that only five per cent of the world’s population has ever…
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Personal Guidance

As one of the most experienced and formidable women in public relations Maria Farmer knows a thing or two about powering up. Her company MFPR specialises in brand building, crisis management…
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Angus Crichton

Profile: Angus Crichton

Rugby league is gruelling. Two 40-minute halves played in winter’s fury of rain and wind.  Thirteen 100kg men running towards you, intent on knocking you flat.  Receiving, or dishing out,…
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Spotlight: Douglas Street

Sydney’s electronic music scene is no stranger to showing resilience in the face of adversity. Once considered one of Australia’s go-to destinations for nightlife, Sydney’s stringent lockout laws, enforced in…
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Resilient Nature

Animals and plants have tremendous resilience in the event of a disaster. David Attenborough’s recent documentary A Life on Earth released last month, begins with footage of the present state…
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Jacqui Lewis

Jacqui Lewis The Broad Place

Sometimes people can seem so freaking ‘balanced’ and successful that they become inaccessible, and their lives unattainable.  Particularly in the realm of health and wellness, exemplar living (or at its worst, toxic…
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October: Cocooning

“…They prudently are spinning their cocoon And anchoring it to an earth and moon…” Extract from The Cocoon, by four-times Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Robert Frost Rest, retreat, solace, safety.  From nature’s inspiration…
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The Shadow Pandemic

A safe home environment isn’t accessible to everyone. Globally, lockdowns and quarantines have coincided with a surge in domestic violence. The increase in domestic violence against Australian women during the…
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