12 Books 12 Months 12 Lessons

December 30, 2017

As 2017 comes to a close, I reflect upon the year that was AND upon the 12 books that got me through this year! Below you’ll find the list of books, but more importantly I’ve added what they taught me and I hope (for some of the books) it will encourage you to read them …

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The Woman behind The Kindness Effect

December 12, 2017

We know what The Kindness Effect (TKE) is, but who is the woman who created it and carries out its purpose?
Meet Kate, a 27 year old social worker, university lecturer, writer, girlboss, and of course feminist and animal lover! Now these are all impressive titles for a 27 year old, but they …

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Is Social Media a Beast?

December 2, 2017

“I withdraw from places (real or perceived) that are preoccupied with winning, losing and status. When one is trying to be oneself, competition will inevitably get in the way.”
Every couple of months I get what I like to call ‘social media fatigue’, which is when social media and all that comes with it, starts …

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Let’s Talk – Conversations with Strangers

September 12, 2017

In today’s society we feel there is a real ‘us’ vs. ‘them’ culture. It’s becoming easier for people to blame others, another group of people that we do not know but because of how they look, or what religion they practice or because of their sexuality we blame or hate ‘them’.
This is something …

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8 Ways to Better Living

August 18, 2017

In life it’s often easy to get distracted by things that don’t really matter and get caught up in habits that hinder our growth and self love. Here are 8 ways to live better, by putting yourself first, and living with more compassion and care.
“Take care of YOU”
We don’t mean champagne bubble baths …

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Without LOVE, what do we really have?

August 15, 2017

**An open letter from our Founder, Kate**
Dear Friends,

I believe that we should live in a world where all people are free and equal. I believe this to my core, which is why it’s so disheartening to know that this is not the world we live in… not yet anyway.

As …

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June 22, 2017

The small choices YOU make everyday that have a BIG impact.
Where do you start when you feel so overwhelmed you don’t know where to start? Here! You can start here, and I’ll tell you why. I have felt just as overwhelmed as you, felt just as scared about the current state of the …

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Community Events: August

August 2, 2016

TEDxMelbourne 2016 – Adventurous Minds
August 3rd
If you spend your days trawling YouTube for new and interesting TED talks, then you’re in luck. For one special day, TED talks will be held in Melbourne and will be cantered around the idea of trailblazers and taking risks. The amazing lineup includes a spacecraft designer, …

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