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  • 29 Mar 2014

    Simple spicy maple pork

    If you like your food to pack a flavour punch and come with a spicy kick, then this is the dish for you. Deeply flavoursome and easy to make, this is one of those recipes that you will just keep coming back to. Quicker than a takeaway and with added health components, there’s no reason not to whip up a batch of some sweet and spicy pork loins – marinating optional! […] more

  • 28 Mar 2014

    10 Ways to Spring Clean Your Home

    Are you feeling the wonderful potential of spring? It’s a time that calls for clarity, in our bodies, minds and homes – creating space for light to pour in. Many people embark on an internal cleanse at this time of year, to clear the body of accumulated winter heaviness, and leave the mind refreshed and invigorated. A seasonal cleanse like this can leave you with a lightness of self, and help to reconnect you to your health and wellbeing. […] more

  • 27 Mar 2014

    Wear your onesie for World Autism Awareness Day

    2nd April marks World Autism Awareness Day (WAAD), a day of showing your support for those with autism and their families, raising awareness and challenging misconceptions of the condition. Having a clear idea about what autism is and how it affects families is important if we are able to support those with autism in our communities. The National Autistic Society (NAS) has a helpful description on their website: […] more

  • 26 Mar 2014

    Make-up free selfies for cancer

    Various memes circulate social networking sites under the guise of “promoting cancer awareness” or “raising donations”. This year has seen countless women take to facebook with their make-up free selfies in the name of cancer awareness, each time nominating several friends in the process to pass the meme on. But just what do these memes achieve? In previous years, we have seen countless “cryptic” status updates left by women (and some men) about the colour of bra they’re wearing or their shoe size in inches to this new brand of activism (often labelled slacktivism) before reposting, re-tweeting and moving on. […] more

  • 26 Mar 2014

    Healing the perineum after birth

    The perineum is the delicate piece of skin found, on a woman (though men have a perineum as well), between the vagina and anus. It is an important part of a woman’s anatomy because it connects with the pelvic floor muscles – two broad flat muscles that create a hammock-like support to the pelvic organs. It is also an area that women often become painfully aware of after giving birth, with an estimated 85% experiencing some degree of perineal tear. […] more

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