Significant trees

Significant trees

A battle is brewing between those demanding the protection of important trees and those championing the rights of property owners. Glen Eira Mayor Mary Delahunty is pushing for a significant tree register to protect the region’s most important trees on…

Evidence based decisions

Evidence based decisions

In recent years, much has been written about evidence based, or fact based decision making. The core idea is that decisions supported by hard facts and sound analysis are likely to be better than decisions made on the basis of…

Airbnb

Airbnb

The future or a passing fad? Airbnb caters to a new generation of travelers looking for a unique experience. The typical Airbnb guest is seeking a more home-like ambiance, greater value for their money, and increased cultural enrichment. This guide shares expert Airbnb tips…

Women over 50

Women over 50

Living out two fates that show feminism is an incomplete project. The lifetime cost of being expected to do the lion’s share of caring for others is too high for all of us, but for some women over 50, the…

Broccoli

Broccoli

Cooking methods alter the composition of the nutritional values in food. Steam broccoli. It is best to avoid boiling broccoli. A far better way is to steam, as the veg cooks, but doesn’t release nearly as much nutrients in the…

Hope drives rage

Hope drives rage

Why You Will Marry the Wrong Person. We have a bewildering array of problems that emerge when we try to get close to others. We seem normal only to those who do not know us very well. In a wiser,…

Disaster impacts

Disaster impacts

‘Just ask: Experiences of men after disaster.’ On November 26th, 2013 the key learnings and recommendations from the ‘Men on Black Saturday’ research was launched at the ‘Just ask’ Conference in Melbourne. The 2013 conference brought together representatives from the…

French Fries

French Fries

A new study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition has associated consuming French fries regularly (at least twice a week) with an elevated mortality rate. The eight year study analyzed the eating habits and health of 4,440 study…

Whole Foods

Whole Foods

Short-sellers who had targeted Whole Foods Market Inc saw an already bad year get worse after the grocer’s shares soared on news that Amazon.com Inc would buy the company. This natural and organic grocer pioneer with 456 stores is a…

You are NOT responsible

You are NOT responsible

We are not responsible for other people’s emotions. To try to be is to sign up for massive amounts of pain, distraction and to step away from our own personal power. Remember, the only thing we have 100% control over…