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How to get married on $1000
How to get married on $1000

I jumped the gun and got married in early November. It was a simple affair, and while we didn't set out with this specific…

Jill Goldson: Surviving silly season stress

The long holidays are only weeks away. But how much relaxing we do will tend to depend for many on gender and psychology…

Louise Thompson: Four simple ways to build confidence

Let's face it - life is easier with confidence. Here are four techniques to raise your confidence that you can start applying…

Shelley Bridgeman: New drink-drive limits

I love a good breathalyser story. My own starts like this: Years ago I'd been at a wedding reception in Devonport. It was…

Lee Suckling: Ten things no man should own
Lee Suckling: Ten things no man should own

Thanks to mags men are inundated with things they are supposed to own these days. But what about the things they shouldn't?…

Pets as presents? Don't do it
Pets as presents? Don't do it

With Christmas upon us there will undoubtedly be some animals thrust into the noise and excitement of the day, writes Sally…

Louise Thompson: Lean harder
Louise Thompson: Lean harder

We never know what is round the corner in life. We can think we do. We can have a plan. A whole, shiny future, containing…

Jill Goldson: 10 rules for reinventing yourself
Jill Goldson: 10 rules for reinventing yourself

If the very thought of self change is enough to make you reach for your most ingrained bad habit, take heart: Stan Goldberg…

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Shelley Bridgeman: Country versus city life

Shelley Bridgeman: Country versus city life

Shelley Bridgeman can see the best of both worlds - we want you to have your say. Do you prefer the bustling city life or the more laid-back regional vibe?

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Samantha Bluemel: 7 ways to shake up your health routine

Samantha Bluemel: 7 ways to shake up your health routine

Staying inspired is without a doubt the best motivator. With that in mind, here are some fresh ideas to spruce up your routine ahead of summer.

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Lee Suckling: We love doing old things new ways

Lee Suckling: We love doing old things new ways

We love market disruption: it's what makes things better, more affordable, and forces inferiority out, writes Lee Suckling.

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Talk to the Animals: 8 outrageous animal myths

Talk to the Animals: 8 outrageous animal myths

After investigating those myths that have made it into the 21st century, these are our top picks.

Louise Thompson: Is it weak to ask for help?

Louise Thompson: Is it weak to ask for help?

Some of us are so fiercely independent it can be not just our greatest strength but our greatest weakness too. I see it often with my coaching clients. Smart, strong men and women who are life's givers, helpers and doers…

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Jill Goldson: 7 secrets of people who love their work

Jill Goldson: 7 secrets of people who love their work

Are you one of 40 per cent who feel no joy at the day ahead as you brush your teeth and check for your keys?

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Shelley Bridgeman: Are we over-sharing online?

Shelley Bridgeman: Are we over-sharing online?

Shelley Bridgeman on why pregnant bellies and discreet breastfeeding is ok - but the act of giving birth and exhibitionist breastfeeding is not for online posting.

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Amanda Linnell: New All Blacks jersey is high-tech and very tight

Amanda Linnell: New All Blacks jersey is high-tech and very tight

When it comes to maximising the silhouette, this new look uniform scores full marks. Considered the "blackest ever" All Black uniform, it is also the tightest.

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Talk to the Animals: Melbourne Cup's sinister aftermath

Talk to the Animals: Melbourne Cup's sinister aftermath

Never have those opposed to horseracing had their point proved so emphatically as in yesterday's Melbourne Cup, writes Sally Hibbard.

Lee Suckling: What has the internet done to sex?

Lee Suckling: What has the internet done to sex?

Society has always been fascinated by sex, and the internet gives us insight into previously unheard of sexual practices, portraying them as standard conduct, writes Lee Suckling.

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