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Top foods to ditch & include to nourish our little people

Top foods to ditch & include to nourish our little people

Things to DITCH: 1. Refined sugar and carbohydrate Foods high in refined sugar and carbohydrate are often energy dense, but lacking in nutrition. Not only do they wreak havoc with your child’s blood sugar levels (think hyper one minute, tantrum throwing or disagreeable the next),…

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5 Quick Nutritious Dishes with Bone Broth

5 Quick Nutritious Dishes with Bone Broth

Bone broth is super nourishing for kids and adults. Broth supports immunity and strengthens the digestive system. It’s also tasty and makes many dishes taste much more delicious. My curry sauces for example are all based in bone broth for the nutritional value of the…

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Portable Thinking Moves Us To Novel Solutions

Portable Thinking Moves Us To Novel Solutions

Have you ever had one of those moments, when in a foreign country, you thanked your language teacher for drilling into you those basic phrases? Due to their persistence and your ‘obedience’ you are now able to say one or two key words in the…

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Weigh our worth, not by our answers, but rather by the questions we ask.

Weigh our worth, not by our answers, but rather by the questions we ask.

Weigh our worth, not by our answers, but rather by the questions we ask. The questions we ask are far more insightful into our thinking than the statements we proclaim. The questions we ask make our thinking visible in new ways. They open our thinking…

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Is my food a stranger?

Is my food a stranger?

Last night we held our Nourished For Life seminar and it was a deliciously tasty blend of inspiration and challenge. Alexx Stuart (http://alexxstuart.com ), Kate Johnston (http://korewellbeing.com.au) and Kamilla Johns (http://www.kamillajohns.com.au) telling it like it is regarding the food we eat and its impact on our bodies….

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Read Only on The Days You Eat!

Read Only on The Days You Eat!

Our children once again have access to the timeless fairy tales interpreted by Disney and friends. It is wonderful that the children are excited to read these stories and books, and that they are so easily accessible. In Australia we have a rich tradition of…

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Who loves a good provocation?

Who loves a good provocation?

How many times have you experienced the, ‘why, why, why’ question? Why is the sky blue? Why are you doing that? Why doesn’t this work? And so on… This ‘why’ question is super important however in the development of great thinking skills. The 7th Habit…

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Who wins the blame game?

Who wins the blame game?

When things go wrong how do you deal with it. Do you fire up or look for someone to blame? I was sitting in the standstill traffic on the Harbour Bridge this morning due to a 5-car pile up. There were lots of people getting…

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Striving For Accuracy & Precision

Striving For Accuracy & Precision

When we work hard on a project we want to get it right, right?! We all want to achieve that illusive outcome we set out to achieve. It’s a very important part of any project to get that, ‘Ahhhh, good job’ feeling. This desire to…

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Thinking about thinking has the potential to change everything

Thinking about thinking has the potential to change everything

Have you every found yourself talking to yourself, chatting through a problem, looking at ways to solve it more efficiently? I know I have. I also smile when I catch others chatting away to themselves doing the same kind of thinking. This kind of thought…

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