The Top Signs You’re Not Taking Care of Yourself

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Taking care of ourselves should be a top priority, but many of us put our health and well-being on the back burner. Are you taking care of you? Here are the top signs you’re not taking care of yourself: 1. You’re frequently stressed out. Stress can be extremely hazardous to our health over time. Headaches, high blood pressure, obesity, depression

How To Stand Out in A Group Interview

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Group interviews can be nerve-racking, and as if an interview isn’t hard enough, now you are placed in a room with other job seekers, competing for the same position as you. Although this might seem like a tough situation, there are ways you can stand out from the crowd during a group interview and land that job you’re competing for.

Starting a Business While Working Full Time -The Pros

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Often for Australian entrepreneurs, quitting their full-time jobs to start their dream business is not a viable option. While it is certainly challenging to work full time and simultaneously maintain a business, it certainly can be done – as many successful innovators and changemakers are showing us. For most of them, the aim is to have their business take off,

Tattoos in the Workplace – Still a Taboo?

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While tattoos and body art are now somewhat commonplace in Australia, I am often asked about my thoughts on tattoos in the workplace, given I have a multitude of visible body art. Though reliable statistics on the topic are hard to come by, according to predictions, around 20% of the Australian public is now tattooed. With one in five people

How to Succeed in a Male-Dominated Industry

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Being a woman in a male-dominated field is challenging, but definitely not impossible. Yes, there are gender biases and office politics, but with motivation and confidence you can not only break into the field, but stay in it and succeed. In my experience, the biggest difficulty women face in the workplace is not being taken seriously. This happens more often

An Unconventional Business Woman

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There’s a lot of women who are successful in business, however as a female I seemed to have made my mark on the business world in a rather unconventional way. I have often been asked about how I ended up owning IMARI and what my drivers are. So I thought I would give a bit of history for those who

Paying for a mentor? STOP!

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The term mentoring is defined as the act of helping, advising and teaching a less experienced person, who is usually younger in age. Essentially, you are sharing your knowledge and experience with someone who will benefit from it. Whether formal or informal, mentoring requires giving your time in addition to your skills and expertise. Though the original meaning refers to

Corporate Make Up Tips

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I seriously mulled over whether I should write this blog post, for a few reasons. Now, I am a big supporter of women in business and equality for women in the vastly male dominated corporate world, however I am by no means a ‘feminist’ or burn your bra type and believe that women, if they have the same skill as

Sex: The Most Underrated Exercise?

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When people think of working out, they may think of exercises like jogging on the treadmill, lifting weights, or swimming. These exercises get the heart rate up and have many health benefits, but they aren’t the only way to get a good workout. Sex with a partner is another form of exercise that has many amazing health benefits as well,

50 Simple Self Care Practices for a Healthy Mind, Body and Soul

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Self-care is not limited to your physical health; rather, it’s about your overall wellbeing, including mental and emotional health. “Sound mind in a sound body” – and a sound soul is what you should remember when practicing self-care. Revisit your self-care schedule and include these small activities.  Give rest to your brain; do nothing for at least 5 minutes. Do