We're so excited to introduce you to some of our mentors in this new series of posts, starting with Tanya from Girl Shaped Flames. It's been incredible to watch Tanya build this beautiful business and offer such inspiring and empowering events for teen girls. Enjoy...read more
2018 - a reflection Well, what can I say about 2018?! It's been huge! As we've done in previous years, here's a little reflection process you can follow and a little wrap up of the most exciting moments for us in 2018. REFLECT: Often what happens at this...read more
Only 8 years old and this young boy is changing the lives of many. Adrian Young first realized the plight of the homeless after walking by a man lying on the sidewalk in Toowoomba. His heart was touched when he saw a homeless man covering himself in blankets on a cold...read more
Earlier in the year I had the honour of being a key note speaker at the Beautiful You Coaching Academy Inspiration Day. I was asked to speak about coaching young people. While I have recorded over 60 hours of video trainings about this topic in the Youth Mentor...read more
MEET GEORGIE. Georgie Stone grew up as a typical girl. Loved playing dress ups, picking flowers and dancing. She had long brown hair and insisted that she was a girl. Except, she wasn’t. She was born as a boy, George. After battling years of bullying, Georgie didn’t...read more
Fairy lights, flower crowns, music, food and sunshine. It was the perfect setting for a garden party. 6 years ago our director Amanda Rootsey ran her first Shine From Within, Personal Development course on the Sunshine Coast in Queensland, Australia. So with the...read more
Muzoon Almellehan is one of nearly 5.3 million refugees who have been forced to flee Syria as a result of the civil war there. At just the age of 14 in 2013, Muzoon and her family packed everything into one small bag and left the big city. After fleeing the warzones,...read more
Jade is a 16 year old student from Melbourne, Australia who loves being active and outdoors. At age 12, Jade completed the trek to Everest Base Camp andin April 2016, Jade became the youngest person in history to ski to the North Pole from anywhere outside the Last...read more
How does spending a week in a beach house on the Sunshine Coast sound? Well that’s exactly what we got to do in the July school holidays with a group of incredible teens from all over Australia and New Zealand. For the second year running we have held our Personal...read more
The 2015 Young Conservationist of the Year, has created an environmental network that has given a voice to Aboriginal youth. Amelia Telford, a young Aboriginal and South Sea Islander woman from Bundjalung country is the National Co-Director of the Seed Indigenous...read more
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