Nic Bloom

Nurturer, purpose-driven paths, breaking down stigmas. When Nic Bloom finished his high school studies, he didn’t know that working in the mental health field was an option, let alone his purpose-driven path. This is despite growing up with a parent with a mental illness and an acute awareness of his feelings and the feelings of…

Michelle Easson

Potato aficionado, celebrating the mundane, building online communities. You ever meet someone who was living the dream you never knew you had? As the unofficial hot chip queen of Instagram, Michelle Easson is living mine.  What started out as a joke in 2013, Michelle, or ‘Mip’, wanted to celebrate the humble potato, which was often…

Melbourne Art Natural

Art nude, natural light master, celebrating diversity. Nudity in art has been a prominent form of creative expression, ever since artists have been creating. But its acceptance within society has always trodden a fine line between high art and porn. As its place within the modern zeitgeist grows more and more precarious, artists like photographer…

Josh Carmody

Furniture maker, sustainably sourced, creating shapes. In a world of mass consumerism and cheap pricing, high quality craftsmanship has become the rarity instead of the norm. Fortunately for Josh Carmody, he has the eye and the innate skills to carry on this legacy. Designer and maker of high-end, bespoke timber furniture through his business Josh…

Maryellen George

Comedienne, feminist firecracker, creating inclusive spaces. The world of comedy is brutal. It’s relentless and often thankless. Often heralded as the platform for cynics and critics, traditionally comedy, and in particular standup, is a predominantly male, no-holes barred free-for-all. But Maryellen George is on a mission to change that! Diminutive in stature, but an absolute…

Rachel Rose

Energetic alchemist, ritualist, magnetic force. Rachel Rose is magnetic. She draws people into her field, just by being herself. Her most authentic and true self. Because that’s where the magic happens, when her most vulnerable self connects with another’s.  This expression is the full embodiment of the work she does as an Emotional Alchemist and…

Ange Drake

Personal trainer, women’s community creator, beam of shining light. A perfect day that involves a 5am wakeup, training and work – you might be reading this thinking, who on EARTH would call that a perfect day? But if you met Ange Drake, and I really hope you do, you’d not only totally understand it, but…

Sarah Hutcheon

Woman in business, achieving greatness, driven to succeed. Drive, ambition, motivation. For high-performing women in the workforce, these words can often be construed as negative, even dirty. And god forbid you have an opinion or stand up for yourself, thus you be labelled aggressive, moody, or a bitch. Sarah Hutcheon has had to expertly tackle…

Short stories: Georgia Hunter

Who or what currently inspires you? I have been looking a lot lately to the likes of Michelle Obama, Jacinda Ardern and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. Women in positions of power being the change they want to see in the world and not for their own self interest. What is your proudest moment so far? Coming out…

Asher Cloran

Nature enthusiast, holistic healer, symbiotic creature. Asher Cloran didn’t have a childhood immersed in nature. Often stuck in front of a TV, with unhealthy eating habits to match, Asher suffered from a multitude of illnesses and mental health issues that consumed his happiness as a young man. And it’s precisely the reason he has spent…