Thursday , 19 October 2017

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I’m Grateful There Are Smarter People Than Me #datadrought

I try not to watch the news too much, it sets me in a bad mindset for the day, but I just happened to catch a glimpse the other morning, of the new NBN Sky Muster going live into the sky and I immediately thought: “I am so grateful there are people out there smarter than me making this stuff happen so I ... Read More »

The R Word: Mis-purposed, Misleading and Making Our Kids Miserable

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Don’t ask me how I managed this particular parenting fail. It was bought to my attention when our school principal called me. “There’s a school bike ride next Monday.” “Yes?” I said.  I had read the timetable for the school camp to be held the following week. “Rafi has just told his teacher he can’t ride a bike,” she said, ... Read More »

Podcast – The Simplicity Of Buying Nothing New With Tamara Di Mattina

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In this edition of Connections & Conversations, THE Rural Woman Founder Rebel Black talks to Tamara Di Mattina about Simplicity and Buy Nothing New Month. They explore questions including: The Simplicity of Buying Nothing New – how did ‘buy nothing new month get started’ – what’s your personal journey the simplicity of not always buying new things – is not ... Read More »

Podcast – Simplifying Parenting with Jo Jackson King

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In this edition of Connections & Conversations, THE Rural Woman Founder Rebel Black talks to best selling author and inspiring rural woman Jo Jackson King about the Simplicity of Parenting. They explore questions including: Simplifying Parenting – what does simplicity mean to you? – how do you apply simplicity in areas of your life? – they always say there is ... Read More »

Podcast – Simplifying Financial Prosperity With Dianna Jacobsen

simplifying prosperity connections and conversations

In this edition of Connections & Conversations, THE Rural Woman Founder Rebel Black talks Simplifying Financial Prosperity with Dianna Jacobsen from Shine at Life – a financial ‘genie’ as Rebel says!  They explore questions including: – you have been working in the financial arena for many years – what do you see as the most common and most impactful gap ... Read More »

Festival of THE Rural Woman

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Festival of THE Rural Woman is a completely FREE Annual Global Online Event celebrating, inspiring and empowering  (THE) Thriving, Healing, Evolving rural women of the world! Run just like a face-to-face festival and completely online, we are inviting a stunningly diverse line up of rural women speakers, artists, entrepreneurs, healers, activists, farmers, community advocates, social change makers, creatives, practitioners, innovators ... Read More »

Books To Help Us Explore The Virtue of Patience

Books to help explore patience

We love to read and we encourage all our THE Rural Women to read as much as they can! Each month we recommend reading based on the virtue we are exploring; this month – it’s Patience. We try to find different voices and points of views and types of writing. Here are our 3 picks for Patience The Patience of ... Read More »

Why I Run


On my 34th birthday I called my Mum early in the morning, just after my husband had left for work, to come and get me because I knew if I was left alone too long, was going to harm myself. I was finally at rock bottom but I was sound enough to know that I had to reach out and ask ... Read More »

On Life Is Hard


We live into our landscape. Our beliefs are borne from our environment and they drive our thoughts which in turn move our words and motivate our actions. “We create by thoughts, deeds, actions” Neale Donald Walsh In rural Australia we live and breathe the boom and bust. It’s in our land and it’s in our language. “It never rains but it ... Read More »

Giving Up The Strive For Pride


I miss my Pa. I miss him every day in some way and I wish sometimes he was here – so I could know he was proud of me and so I could ask his advice, because I have realised, that feeling his pride and gaining his support, has been a big part of my own journey and without him ... Read More »

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