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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!

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…

Word on the Street #202

Grab the Monet and let's Gogh

Word on the Street #202

Bonjour! It’s safe to say that this week at the Good Guide, we’re feeling more than a little inspired. Maybe it’s because of all the incredible cultural events coming up, or the sudden drop in temperature, or maybe even an especially good workout (see below). We reckon that after perusing this latest Word on the Street, you’ll be feeling the same. So, let’s get those creative juices flowing and live life in vibrant colour!

Conscious Cocktail Recipes for 2020

Shake and stir your way to a healthier lifestyle

Conscious Cocktail Recipes for 2020

With 2020 well and truly underway, it’s not unlikely that many of those New Year’s Resolutions we promised ourselves to stick to have started to slip! One of our guilty pleasures that contributes to weight gain (unknowingly to many people) is the sugar in alcoholic beverages. Whether it be a refreshing mojito or a tasty rum and coke – some cocktails actually contain more sugar than doughnuts!

The good news? It’s still possible to have a few delicious drinks without consuming your day’s worth of calories, by making more conscious decisions when selecting spirits, mixers, and garnishes. Thanks to Australian Mangoes and Australian Blueberries, we’ve rounded up a few of the best ‘conscious cocktail’ recipes for you to try at home.

Word on the Street #194

Orange ya glad to see us?

Word on the Street #194

We'll keep it short and sweet this time. We're here to cure your January blues, and it's time to strut into 2020. There's some super exciting things coming to Brissy, so don't run out of juice yet - check out what's on.

5 Unkillable Plants You Need in Your Home

Even if you're a deadbeat plant parent

5 Unkillable Plants You Need in Your Home

You’ve seen all the Instas and the grams. Plants are the newest trend to take over your feed, with so many people posting updates on their plant babies. If you wanna join in the fun, but worried you’ll become an indoor plant serial killer – don’t fret. We’ve got you covered, here’s some babies that thrive on neglect, are perfect for beginners or just some cute plants that will turn you into a yummy plant mummy in no time.

Get It Right, Get It Tight With These 6 Entertaining Workouts

Because Aussie Hot Girl Summer is coming

Get It Right, Get It Tight With These 6 Entertaining Workouts

The kids are talking about this thing called 'HOT GIRL SUMMER' these days, and I am jumping on board. If you’re the type to make up numerous excuses of why you didn’t go to the gym today, then do I have a line-up for you! Never avoid the gym again with these entertaining fitness activities across Brissy.

BEHIND TOTAL FUSION | MEET RACHEL HALL

Her abs really say it all

BEHIND TOTAL FUSION | MEET RACHEL HALL

She's the body and brains behind the training material and the teacher trainings at Total Fusion. Making sure Total Fusions instructors are the best in the industry, get to know this absolute fitspo, Rachel Hall.

3 ways to stick to your winter workouts

Total Fusion Tips & Tricks

3 ways to stick to your winter workouts

So it's winter, you've got your chunky jumpers and layers upon layers of clothes on. If you're like me, it's easy to use this as an excuse to skip the gym and treat yourself to numerous brunches out.

It's true! Staying motivated during the winter can be challenging, but lucky for us we've got some insider tips and tricks from Eddie Guerra, the National Program Director of Total Fusion.

Totally Obsessed with Total Fusion

All hail Brisbane’s coolest gym that has re-defined the Fitness Industry

Totally Obsessed with Total Fusion

If you’ve never been a fan of working up a sweat think again - Total Fusion will totally change your mind. And if you are a run-of-the-mill gym junkie then Total Fusion will totally blow your mind.

48 Hour Getaway at King Street

It's Time To Be The King of King Street

48 Hour Getaway at King Street

So you've got a spare 48 hours up your sleeve and you're not sure what to do? The answer: King Street! This street of wonders has everything you need for a fun, relaxing, family or romantic weekend away. The hardest part will be deciding what to do unless you think you can do it all!

Escape Your Routine Without Breaking Your Budget

It's Time to Get Out Before Winter Settles In!

Escape Your Routine Without Breaking Your Budget

Do you feel like your life is a constant cycle of work, eat, sleep, repeat? Perhaps a few sprinkles of good times with friends are thrown into the mix, but other than that you stick to your routine? Here are a few ways to break it before the winter chill hits and it's too hard to leave your bed!

Word on the street #157

Vibin n' Thrivin

Word on the street #157

The long weekend may be over, but there's no reason to be bummed out! Brisbane's still dishing up and serving some stunning activities. And because we want to keep you in the loop we've rounded up some of the best things happening in Brisbane and beyond!