Secret Messages; What You See Isn’t Always What You Get.
Remember the saying; the smile doesn’t match the eyes? Instant suspicion may be induced and a feeling of mistrust or weariness when we get this vibe from someone. The more discerning we become, the more powerful we are at reading these messages…
Janelle McMillan OAM is an artist and author living in Hobart, and she’s got more warmth and charm than a basketful of puppies.
What started as a Facebook friendship around six months ago, after she messaged me about an episode she’d liked of my Home Truths podcast on PodcastOne Australia, has blossomed into a fascination on my part of “what the hell is Janelle is up to next?”
The shower of uncertainty – how we cope with life’s surprises and it might involve a dandlion or a the wonder of the inner child, let’s ponder…
Hot towel wraps, regrowth and that Supermarket super strength stuff we aren’t supposed to talk about, how to keep your locks lush in ISOLATION.
Keeping fit during isolation, it doesn’t have to be boring, Sarah Healy physiologist spills the tea on squats on the scroll and fractal patterns…
26-year-old Jiro Murai (born 1886) was left at his family’s cabin in the woods upon his request for a week, to die. He asked them to come and collect his body on the eighth day…
Writer, adventurer and social enterprise advocate Barbie Cail gives us inside tips on saving some moula during COVID.
Janelle McMillan OAM is an artist and author living in Hobart, she has a wicked sense of humour, and we welcome her contribution to Ponderings.
The Australian Government on Federal and State levels have announced a series of financial support benefits. These are intricate and can be somewhat tricky to navigate. Books4Tradies founder Genaya Hutchinson has written an e-book for Tradies to quickly and easily understand the rescue packages and what they entail.
A successful businesswoman, Hutchinson had an established bookkeeping business. But in 2018, outside of this business model, she witnessed people struggling financially and the mental health of a particular industry slipping. Tradies, the beloved Tradesperson, create an industry worth millions and yet they are the largest failed enterprise. Shocking but true.
Dr Maxine Therese has spent her life dedicatedto helping children and adults.
Maxine is the founder and brains behind Childosophy; a recognised modality with a core structure combining energetic science and integrative philosophies of the self to support wellbeing in childhood.
On Planet Spectrum when we refer to a trigger, we are referring to something that creates a behavioural response. It is 'triggered' by something.There are triggers that need to be managed because they are an everyday part of life, and then there are triggers that can...
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Kristy Hunter – The Resolver
Kristy Hunter is the golden expert in conflict resolution and driver for emotional growth and wellbeing. A leadership mentor and workplace consultant, this is one no BS authentic human and we welcome her to Ponderings.
Renae Lauren – Blogger
Renae Lauren’s writing flair and experience reads like an eclectic menu of finesse. The Marketing Coordinator and serial blogger has communications and media prowess with a love for fashion, travel and Italian fine food.
Kate O’Donnell – Planet Spectrum
Teacher, mother and writer along with advocate for Autism, Kate is a favourite with Ponderers. An award winning author Kate is on a mission and it’s insightful…
words by Kate O'Donnell I would like to tell you that there are specific types of autism, but the truth is whilst with new terminology there is only one umbrella term of autism; the word Spectrum is used to describe the varied range or degrees of autism. The fact is...
A feast for the mind…
I consider this. It is easy to fall in love, but not always easy to detach from it.
Would you like an after dinner mint with your Taboo topic?
Ponderers, please focus your eyes on this wonderful creature- an award winning social commentator, journalist for the Courier Mail, author, academic and columnist PLUS she reads Ponderings which makes her a fave, she is the gorgeous Dr. Karen Brooks. Some of you may...
When I was 12 years old my mother bought me a book. It was So Much to Tell You by John Marsden. It is the story of a young girl disfigured from an acid attack, trying to find her place and her voice. As a young girl also with a facial deformity (I was born without an...