The death of Karen Civello’s little brother as a child sparked a troubled life that sent her to the depths of drugs, alcohol, depression and cancer. But, through sheer strength of will Karen fought back to create a life characterised by wellness, nurturing and self-care.
Business coach Zoë Routh’s life work is about guiding others to live with wisdom and compassion. Here she reveals how her experience with cancer and dashed dreams of parenthood cemented the concepts of balance, authenticity, values and opening your eyes to life’s everyday wonders.
Qynn Beardman swapped his leafy green home in Margaret River for the red dust of the Pilbara in Western Australia’s desert north with a dream of transforming Aboriginal kids’ lives through music.
Nick Seneca Jankel’s quest to determine how people can feel good and live life as the best version of themselves has taken him from the hallowed halls of Cambridge University to the homelands of African tribes. He delivers his learnings in a style renowned for combining science with traditional wisdom, without the woo woo.
Foster mother Sharon Greenock has cared for some 20 foster children and welcomed four of them into her home permanently, alongside her three biological children. What drives someone to open their heart and their home to children who’ve been removed from their families because the Family Court rules it unsafe?
At just 19 years of age Emma Crane has become a fierce human rights advocate, investing countless hours into an Ethical Living Challenge in her bid to improve conditions for the disadvantaged.
An Australian skateboarder is injecting new life and hope into the lives of Afghan children wearied by war.
As the mother of a 16-year-old son with autism, Clara Harris has embarked on a mission to help others living with disabilities and depression by sharing her own often raw, painful and life-enriching experiences. In doing so she is capturing the hearts of those she meets with her warmth, love and honesty.
May Doncon fled her homeland as a child in fear for her life and has gone on to prove refugees can contribute greatly to their new countries.
Fighting for a cause you believe in is one thing but risking your life to do so is quite another. What drives this Australian woman to risk her life to save rhinos amid achingly beautiful Zimbabwean bush?
Mary Hutton has transformed from a humble mum in the suburbs to an international powerhouse negotiating with Asian governments in her ongoing bid to rescue Asian bears.
As Marcia Huber watched her sister Eleanor Gorman suffer through the grief of failed IVF attempts and miscarriages, she offered to carry Eleanor’s child through pregnancy as a surrogate mother. The resultant journey took them on an emotional whirlwind of gut-wrenching fear, restrained hope, sheer love and, ultimately, unbridled joy.