A huge topic in world news right now is the “return of Germany’s far right”. This all relates to Germany’s recent election where a party called Alternative for Germany (AfD—D because in German the name Germany translates to Deutschland), became the third most powerful party in the country snapping up around 12.6 percent of the… Read More The Return Of The Nazis? Explaining The Media Hubbub Regarding The Reemergence Of Germany’s Far Right.
Morgan a.k.a @fitinthe6 (also see Morgan’s blog momointhe6.com) is my spirit animal. Don’t ask me how that would work logistically because I do not know. I just know what is true in my heart…. HA HA seriously though, some of Morgan’s answers to my questions about her BBG experience sounded like I could have written them… Read More Fit Girl Interview: Morgan a.k.a Fit In The 6
Meet Melinda a.k.a @my.fit.healthy.life! A mother of 2, Melinda leads a busy life but that hasn’t stopped her from embarking on an inspiring fitness journey. Melinda started BBG in 2015 and did so with a desire to gain back her pre-baby body and regain strength. “I started because I wanted to get my pre baby… Read More BBG Girl Interview: My Fit Healthy Life A.K.A Melinda
Meet Sarah Harry. Sarah is considered to be one of Australia’s leading experts in body image and disordered eating. The co-creator of Body Positive Australia and the founder of Fat Yoga, Sarah’s job description is varied. She is a business owner, author, clinician, researcher, yoga instructor, retreat facilitator and more. I admire Sarah for several… Read More Interview with Sarah Harry Co-Creator of Body Positive Australia and Founder Of Fat Yoga
Meet Sydney a.k.a @syd.sweatlife. A cosmetologist from Utah, Sydney has had great success with the BBG program and I must say her backstory is particularly inspiring to me right now given my recent BBG experiences. Sydney did not knock 12 weeks of BBG out of the park upon her first attempt. Or her second attempt,… Read More BBG Girl Interview: Syd Sweatlife a.k.a Sydney
This is the fourth in a series of interviews I am conducting with the awesome and inspiring members of the Kayla Itsines BBG community. Click here to read my interview with Dr Ally a.k.a @healthybyfifty , click here to read my interview with Carrie a.k.a @fitbyfifty.us and click here to read my interview with Veronica a.k.a @fitleea. Since interviewing the wonderful and… Read More BBG Girl Interview: Alisha’s Fit Life a.k.a Alisha
I am always fascinated by stories of transformation, especially those that hold no bars and tell gritty truths about what it is like to change. Death by Dim Sim is one of those stories. A weight loss memoir by Australian author and former playwright, Sarah Vincent, the book chronicles Sarah’s struggle with obesity (she once… Read More What It Is Like To Lose 40 Kilos And Write About It, An Interview With Sarah Vincent Author of Death By Dim Sim
This is the third of a series of interviews I will be conducting with the awesome and inspiring members of the Kayla Itsines BBG community. Click here to read my interview with Dr Ally a.k.a @healthybyfifty and click here to read my interview with Carrie a.k.a @fitbyfifty.us. Two years ago Veronica Leea a.k.a fitleea started the… Read More BBG Girl Interview: Fitleea a.k.a Veronica
This is the second of a series of interviews I will be conducting with the awesome and inspiring members of the Kayla Itsines BBG community. Meet Carrie a.k.a fitbyfifty.us. Carrie wakes up every morning, has a coffee, feeds and takes her 4 dogs out and then gets ready to begin a workout. It is 6.30am… Read More BBG Girl Interview: Fit By Fifty US a.k.a Carrie
Attention members of the BBG community. Are there BBG girls you crush on? You know those accounts you visit daily for motivation and maybe a kick up the butt? I do, and while I know there are no “secrets” to success when it comes to health and fitness, I know that the awesome ladies who… Read More Fit Girl Interview: Healthy By Fifty a.k.a Dr Ally
Asa Firda Inayah (alias Afi Nihaya Faradisa), 18, is an Indonesian teen who shot to fame thanks to intelligent, heartfelt and inspiring posts about religious tolerance posted on her Facebook page. In one viral post called Compassion In Our Religion published on May 25, 2017, Afi (to call her by her social media nickname) writes,… Read More Plagiarising For Peace? An Indonesian Teen Is Paying A Heavy Price For Support Of Pluralism.
I wrote the below article about Uber almost two years ago. Uber is an extremely hot topic right now with news of the company firing 20 employees due to complaints and subsequent investigations into harassment, discrimination and inappropriate behaviour. Additionally, senior executive Eric Alexander was fired yesterday after the website Recode published an article that… Read More Uber VS Everyone: A Mobile App At War