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5 apps to turn your mobile phone into a productivity machine

Work Smarter Not Harder

5 apps to turn your mobile phone into a productivity machine

They’re always with us. Always within arm’s reach. 24/7. Can’t get enough. Just begging to be touched. Yes, I’m talking about our… phones! While in iso (COVID-19 isolation), it’s easy to get distracted by our phones and let it become detrimental to our productivity – staying in bed, eyes glued to the screen, scrolling on the ‘gram for hours on end. But during this time, it’s important to try and stick to our regular routines as much as we can, so we thought we’d actually be smart and put our smart phones to good use. Here are 5 apps that will turn your phone into a productivity machine.

Spread Kindness Not Coronavirus

The Kindness Pandemic

Spread Kindness Not Coronavirus

As we face a new normal and new way of life due to the Coronavirus, we can fall into the feeling of loneliness, uncertainty and sadness. If there was ever a time to practice positivity, compassion and humanity… it’s now!

Stay inside and stay sanitised!

Desperate times call for desperate measures

Stay inside and stay sanitised!

Are we honestly at that phase of the corona catastrophe that we're grabbing anything in arms reach, to wear as a face mask? (Yes, yes we are!) Just like face masks, hand sanitiser has almost completely left the shelves at the supermarket. So we've come up with this DIY recipe. Perfect for those of you late to get your hands on it at the store because you’ve spent all this time trying to figure out if everyone’s overreacting or you’re underreacting…

Greetings in the age of coronavirus

Sorry not sorry, that handshake needs to go...

Greetings in the age of coronavirus

‘Where have those hands been?!’ A legitimate question we’re all thinking when that extended arm reaches for yours. Norms are shifting, and greetings are changing. We’re on a hug and handshake hiatus until further notice!

Staying sane amidst corona-chaos

Sanity-saving hacks to tackle self-isolation

Staying sane amidst corona-chaos

‘Social distancing’… ahh introverts around the globe rejoice! For those without the superpowers of being natural homebodies or those struggling to stay calm during this time of uncertainty, you’re not alone and we’ve got your back! Here’s what we should all be doing amidst the corona-chaos.

Six Fun-filled Valentine’s Day Ideas

GC things to do to make your lover swoon

Six Fun-filled Valentine’s Day Ideas

Ahhh, Valentine’s Day. It’s one of those days people (generally single women) either scoff at and rolls their eyes when the flower deliveries start appearing on everyone’s desks at work, or it’s a day where couples can actually show a bit of affection for each other without being seen as soppy idiots. Either way, the Gold Coast is brimming with fun-filled or quirky things to do with your lover (or yourself, if you are one of those eye-rollers) this 14th of February.

Let’s Go Beach Hopping

A Guide to the Best GC & NNSW Beaches

Let’s Go Beach Hopping

Summer is here! Dig out your straw hat, beach towel, and thongs, and head to one of our favourite beach spots. Starting at Miami, and venturing all the way down to Kingscliff, you will not run out of options this summer season. Let’s take a road trip!

The Benefits of a Social Media Detox

Time to Switch Off

The Benefits of a Social Media Detox

Social media has become an integral part of our daily lives. We wake up and check our phones, commute on the train and scroll through our feeds, enjoy some lunch and upload an image of it. The list is endless. There’s nothing necessarily wrong with being reliant on social media, however it can be a major distraction. It’s also a perfect way to procrastinate…take it from me.

Summer Body Lovin'

How to Make a Healthy Diet Work in Summer

Summer Body Lovin'

It’s that time again as summer continues. It’s all hot days at the beach, parties and the general hotness that is the GC heat. With all the festivities around this time, it’s always hard fitting all that food and wine into your usual healthy lifestyle. Staying hydrated and swapping small things in your diet only being the start.

GC Word on the Street #158

Just Livin' Our Best Lives

GC Word on the Street #158

With the mercury rising and the drinks calling, we're always looking for ways to slow down, stay cool and enjoy everything that summer has to offer. We're counting down the days until Christmas holiday's, but that doesn't mean we can't enjoy our afternoons right now - And with plenty of great shows, smooth sips and drool-worthy dishes popping up, we've got the scoop on all the best places to head to this week!

Winter Holiday Survival Hacks

Survive The School Holiday's In Style

Winter Holiday Survival Hacks

We all know the feeling - The school holiday's are here, the kids have seen every new movie imaginable and we're pulling our hair out trying to think of new ways to entertain them without plonking them in front of the TV all day. The school holiday stress is real - So we'll save you the pain. From magic shows to free boat rides, we know the perfect place to spend your Winter school holidays.

GC Word on the Street #136

The Perfect Hump Day Cures

GC Word on the Street #136

What do you get when you cross Pancakes, kids programs and Drag Queen Bingo? You get a week on the Gold Coast! With hundreds of activities going on every day of the week we never have a chance to be bored - But just in case you are, we've got the perfect cure. PS: Pack your stretchy pants!

GC Word on the Street #133

Shopping, Seafood & Serenity

GC Word on the Street #133

Can you believe it - May is over already? We may be moving into the days of Ugg Boots and fluffy blankets, but that doesn't mean you have to sit at home all Winter! With some brand new food, brand new work-out classes and some serious shopping on the way, we've got all the motivation you need to get exploring the Coast this week!

What A Naturopath Could Do For You

Holistic Health is Your Wealth!

What A Naturopath Could Do For You

You’re at the doctors, eyes shifting between the clock and the door. Another name is called out and, yet again, it isn’t yours. When you finally get that golden time, half an hour after your appointment was scheduled, you’re palmed a prescription and sent out the door.