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6 Amazing Benefits of Meditation

~ Meditation is mind without agitation ~The word "Meditation" comes from the Latin root "Meditatum" which translates as; "to ponder". Meditation is said to be a way to take responsibility for our state of mind and to transform and adjust our mental state for the better. The true history of when and where it started is…

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War on Waste: Disposable Coffee Cups

Disposable coffee cups have been piling up in landfills for some time now as caffeine consumption in Australia rises. Environmentalists have warned us about the potential for these convenient cups becoming a massive pollution hazard... I know what your thinking - 'they're paper cups right?' ... wrong. To hold liquid, these cups contain a polyethylene…

Warm Carrot and Pumpkin Salad

Preparation: 5 minutes / Cooking Time: 25 minutes / Serves: 4 Ingredients: 500g diced pumpkin 1 bunch of carrots, ends trimmed 2 tbsp olive oil 1 orange, zested and juices 1 tbsp wholegrain mustard 1 tbsp maple syrup 1 tbsp apple cider vinegar 250g pkt cooked baby beetroot, quartered 200g sprouts 1/2 cup (80g) whole…

How to Stop Touching Your Face

Pimples can be a pain and I am definitely guilty of touching my face more than I should. I seem to do it when I am anxious, bored and even just when my hands are idle. I have always had bad acne and I am almost 20 now so it should be going away, but…

Hangover Cures: What Really Works?

We all love to have a few drinks on a Friday or Saturday night, but going too hard will leave you with a killer hangover that can linger for what seems like forever which will leave you pretty much useless the following day. There is no definitive answer on what causes a hangover.. but that being…

Halo Eye Makeup by StellaBeauty

The halo eye makeup is a very popular trend right now and although it looks difficult it is actually super easy to achieve this captivating look. Watch this tutorial by StellaBeauty on how to achieve the perfect Halo Eye Makeup. Stella is using the Jaclyn Hill X Morphe Palette 🙂 This stunning look is surprisingly easy…

Planning a Trip to the Snow

Since going snowboarding last year with my family, I have desperately wanted to go back! I plan to go next year in August and have put together a little planning guide for those who plan to do the same. Destination First things first, you will need to decide which slopes you want to go to……

Strawberry Daiquiri Cocktail Recipe

60ml Bacardi White Rum 30ml Fresh Lime Juice 15ml Sugar Syrup (1:1) Strawberries Method: This can be done in a cocktail shaker/boston glass but can also be done in a blender. Put 4-5 strawberries in a cocktail shaker Fill the shaker with ice and add the remaining ingredients Shake and double strain into a chilled…

Road Trip Beauty Essentials

Going on a road trip is an exciting experience for anyone, but not being prepared can leave you in some pretty awful situations. This post is based on the BARE BASIC beauty essentials every girl needs for a long-term adventure – because lets face it girls… It is not essential to be applying eye cream,…

The Pros and Cons of Homemade Laundry Powder

I have seen a lot of talk lately online about laundry powder and whether or not it is really worth it to make your own laundry powder instead of buying commercially. Some homemade every day products can be a hit and a miss but I love the idea of limiting your spending by making everyday…