Author Archives: Ash Miranda


Intimacy – what is it and how do I get more of it?

Until recently, intimacy has been linked predominantly to sex; we now know intimacy is SO much more than just physical closeness. Below are the four main types of intimacy in romantic relationships (and hints on how you can incorporate more of each of them into your life).  Emotional Intimacy -...

Make Plant-based Meals Without Trying Too Hard

Eating more plants doesn’t have to mean an all-or-nothing approach. No one’s saying you have to go vegan, or even vegetarian. But there’s a lot to be said for incorporating more plants in our diets. By the kilo, vegetables are much cheaper than meat, chicken or fish. There are also...

She Gives Birth, You Give Blood

There is a lot of waiting around in pregnancy, so it makes sense to make the best possible use of that time. Consider spending just one hour of that time each trimester donating blood. She gives birth, you give blood. There’s extra kudos if you donate plasma between whole blood...

Wellbeing Hacks from an Entrepreneur

Work-life balance is a common phrase and goal for women all around the world. But how do you achieve these outcomes in a real and everyday way? Running a start-up business while working full-time (and planning our two recent weddings, in Perth and overseas) created some time constraints over the...

4 Golden Rules of a Custom Wardrobe

How do you ensure that your custom wardrobe is going to have the right type of storage, and enough of it, for all your belongings? Gone are the days of walk-in wardrobes having a standard shelf and rail set-up, with many people now opting for customised internal fit outs to...

The benefits of Journaling

Journaling really helps us connect with who we are. It helps us to unhook from our overwhelm and come back into the present, and realign with our core values. Not only does journaling provide an outlet for our anxieties, but it also helps us promote a sense of calmness within....

The Truth about Natural Aluminium-Free Deodorant

What we put into our bodies often gets the main focus. But what about what we put on our skin? Our skin is the largest organ in the body and a lot of what we put onto our skin gets absorbed right into our bloodstream. Changing your beauty regime Natural...

As we make the best with what we have there is still room for joy

If you’re the courageous heart who listened to the call, please rest easy. You’re not alone. As a coach and one deeply passionate about inner development and self-mastery, I’m fortunate to speak with many wonderful and highly sensitive women who, like you and I, have heeded the call for a...

Booty Blaster Home Workout

GLUTE BRIDGES Grab yourself a yoga mat, or even the living room rug! Lay face up on the floor, with your knees bent, feet flat on the ground. Lifting your hips up off the ground, until your knees hips and shoulders are align, squeezing your glutes as tight as you...

Bee Lane Smoked Salmon, Tomatoes and Ricotta Quiches

INGREDIENTS WA extra virgin olive oil, for greasing muffin trays 3 sheets thawed store-bought puff pastry 1 cup fresh ricotta 250g smoked salmon, torn ¼ cup Bee Lane cold smoked tomatoes, drained and finely chopped 4 eggs lightly beaten ½ cup single cream pinch of WA Lake Deborah salt freshly...

Navigating the dark and dangerous world of skin lightening

My name is Rose Assiimwe and I am the founder and CEO of Alvaa Da’vanti. My friends and colleagues all suggested that for our company’s first blog I should tell my story. And make no mistake, I do have a story. Some would say it is an inspiring story, a...

Chocolate Molten Pudding