Mindfulness Make Up – the art of meditation

by Sam & Jordi Woods For many, meditation is an art, today we show you how to turn the art of applying makeup into a form of meditation. Unfortunately, for a majority of people, mornings are such a rush that meditation and art get thrown out the window, but what if this didn’t have to …

When your parenting style differs from your partner’s

LAURA’S PLACE By Laura Kiln PgDip (CBT) (Child & Adolescence), BSc (Hons) CMHN All couples have experienced this situation at one time or another—you think you should discipline your child a certain way, and your partner wants to handle it differently. You each become entrenched in your position. And what started as a problem between …

Move Against Cancer Central Coast’s biggest step challenge

Doctor Do More and Central Coast Primary Care invite you to join the Central Coast’s biggest step challenge in support of Cancer Council.  From September 1st until September 30th we want as many Coasties as possible to come together in teams to step it out and help raise much needed funds for cancer research. Dr …

Is Toastmasters for you?

In today’s world, one thing that separates successful people from everyone else is the ability to communicate effectively.  Toastmasters is an international organisation that helps ordinary people like you and me develop skills and confidence so we can effectively and confidently express ourselves in any area of life – work or socially.  Whether talking to customers, …

Having the deeper conversations cultivate love, compassion and authenticity

by Sarah Tolmie In the age of coronavirus, as we evolve into a new normal of social distancing and limited physical contact and with the opportunities for gatherings restricted, one of the by-products has been a renewed appreciation for the subtle intimacies of life. We are re-finding the simple pleasures, one of which is, the …

Cowboys 4 Kids

The freedom to dream, to imagine a future, to live in hope, is a very natural unique human drive but we are starting to see it being crushed in our current social climate. Hi, my name is Greg Floyd and along with my wife Dawn we are the founders of Cowboys 4 Kids, a registered …

Why boys don’t cry

By ADRIENNE GARSIDE Call me crazy, but I don’t think many of us will look back on 2020 as the best year of our lives. Among the many lowlights for my family occurred when our beloved red cattle dog, Molly, had to be euthanised in February. Everyone was understandably upset. As he ascended the back …

Handy health tips

by NICOLE SALIBA Now more than ever, Australian’s are working from home –here’s a guide on how to keep your nutrition in check HEALTH BENEFITS OF MEAL PLANNINGA 2017 study found meal planners were 13% more likely to have the healthiest eating patterns and 25% more likely to consume a better variety of healthy foods, …

Council delivers 18 new playspaces with biggest coming soon

Kids across the coast will be squealing with delight with an abundance of new playspaces to visit across the Central Coast and more in the works. The past twelve months has seen the design, construction and delivery of 18 new or renewed local playspaces across the region, five playspace upgrades with the best and biggest …