Running on the Happiness Hamster Wheel

By Georgina Lavan  Source: Like Success We are all at some point in our lives searching for the keys to happiness. It is instilled in us to strive to do our best in school, work, our friendships and relationships. What we often find to be challenging is working out the difference between what we believe … Continued

How social media contributes to FOMO

By Georgina Lavan Source: NUBI You’ve travelled to work/school to find that you’ve left your phone at home. That sickening feeling rises in your stomach – “how am I going to check my Facebook/Instagram/Snapchat today?” Welcome to the world of FOMO, the acronym for ‘fear of missing out’. The Oxford Dictionary defines FOMO as “anxiety … Continued

Making friends as an adult

By Georgina Lavan Making new friends as an adult is hard! When you’re working full time and trying to catch up with the friends you currently have via weddings, baby showers and birthdays, you’re spending all your time doing the obligatory events before even saying “I want to see you” for a movie or a … Continued

16 stories to warm your heart

By Georgina Lavan Sometimes, when we’re having a crappy day, all we need is that perfect story or meme to turn our frown upside down. To give you a quick boost of pleasure today, here are some tales that will make you smile with glee! Source: Popsugar 1. Kuma, is a Shih Tzu-Pekingese from Japan … Continued

Healthy Weight Week

By Georgina Lavan February 13-19 marks the 10th Australia’s Healthy Weight Week (AHWW), aimed at focusing on our health rather than the number on your scales. Initiated by the Dietitians Association of Australia, the campaign promotes smart food choices such as cooking from home. Research has shown that those who cook at home make healthier … Continued

#surgeryisnotagame

By Georgina Lavan Danni Rowlands Back in September, we raised the issue of plastic surgery apps being targeted on iTunes as children’s games. Recently, Endangered Bodies Australia has released a petition to further solidify the need for android sources such as Apple, Google and Amazon to remove these programs from their online stores. Making a … Continued

What is Khloe teaching us about the “revenge body”?

By Georgina Lavan Source: The Celebrity Auction The Kardashian’s are at it again in 2017. Kim is back on social media, Rob and Chyna have just had a baby, and the youngest of the Kardashian daughters, Khloe, has been doing the rounds of media campaigns for the release of her new television show ‘Revenge Body … Continued

YMCA introduces “Playnasium” for you and your child

By Georgina Lavan Source: Bandt The YMCA has been dedicated to community health for over 150 years. In fact, did you know that they were the inventors of basketball and volleyball? True story! Now, YMCA Victoria has collaborated with creative agency McCann Melbourne to introduce its latest campaign, the “Playnasium”. “The YMCA Playnasium turns your … Continued