Month: April 2024

Embrace Sunflower Season

Embrace Sunflower Season

How the year is marching on. The cooler weather is now approaching, I hear a collective sigh of relief that comes with putting up with the enduring humid temperatures of January, February, and March.

Your Financial Lifeline

Your Financial Lifeline

As we strengthen our financial foundations, one crucial element often overlooked is emergency savings. It’s a lifeline that offers protection against unexpected financial challenges. Here’s how to get started.

Make an effort to rise early and greet the day with a smile

Make an effort to rise early and greet the day with a smile

I may be wrong, but I think that very few people wake up feeling refreshed and ready to take on the day. Especially those getting on in years.

Sandy’s journey: I’ve lived the life that I believed I was given

Sandy’s journey: I’ve lived the life that I believed I was given

Meet Sandy, a man whose life exemplifies resilience, service, and compassion.

Two giants of Logan City Council say thank you and farewell

Two giants of Logan City Council say thank you and farewell

City of Logan Mayor Darren Power chaired his final Logan City Council meeting during March.

How Anglicare Southern Queensland helps foster social connection

How Anglicare Southern Queensland helps foster social connection

Feeling socially connected is important for older Queenslanders as it can reduce feelings of loneliness, provide independence, and create a sense of belonging and connection to the community and their peers.

A Meditation practice that can support a positive approach to daily living

A Meditation practice that can support a positive approach to daily living

Developing a practice of Loving-kindness Meditation, also known as Metta Meditation, is a transformative journey that cultivates compassion and empathy towards oneself and others.

Australia’s peacekeeping missions since 1947

Australia’s peacekeeping missions since 1947

Australians have served in peacekeeping roles every year since 1947. The first Australian peacekeepers were deployed to the Netherlands East Indies (now Indonesia).

A veteran talks about mateship, connection and taking care of your community

A veteran talks about mateship, connection and taking care of your community

Allan Ploenges has a ready smile and expressive blue eyes, his demeanour is outgoing and positive – above all, he’s ready to speak about the things that matter to him.