Have you ever struggled with feeling unloved at times? Well imagine growing up without your parents. That was Emily Treglown's story.Read More
Brooke Murray is warm, effervescent and genuine in person... everything you'd expect from a cheerleader.Read More
Olivia Raffaele is a woman of action with a heart of gold. She’s a Special Ed Teacher, has represented and captained Brisbane for soccer/football and is now preparing for the National Finals of Miss Global/Intercontinental Australia 2017.Read More
There are many types of pageant girls. Some enter for the glitz, glamour and fame. Then there are others who enter for much more personal reasons such as Sophie Grosser.Read More
You won’t miss Monte Mader when she walks in the room. She’s tall, confident and projects a fierce yet friendly energy around her.Read More
Jessica-Grace is a motivational speaker who emphasises the importance of practical wisdom available through her inspirational platform.
We sat down with Jessica-Grace to talk about her platform, some of her practical advice for improving your life and what her goals are for the future.Read More
Alicia Van Schoonhoven is living proof that beauty is more than skin deep: she works, she volunteers, she studies… and all that on TOP of her modelling and pageantry.
In the seven months since we last spoke to Alicia, it’s fair to say she’s endured a lot and come out stronger on the other side, leading her to create Happiness Connect (her mental health start-up).Read More
Alexis Woodger entered this year’s Miss Galaxy Australia having never entered a pageant before and now finds herself in the National Finals to be held in the Gold Coast late March to early April.Read More
There’s inauthentic, there’s authentic and then there’s Sara McDonald.
Sara McDonald is the leader of a 22-piece orchestra named ‘The NYChillharmonic’ (pun intended) which has been touring all around NYC with its unique sound (jazz-inspired, but not really jazz). And whilst I have huge respect for everything that she’s achieved (and will achieve) as a musician, what strikes me most about Sara is how directly she speaks her mind.Read More
Melanie McDowall says that the thing that turns her off most is ignorance.
She states that she was surrounded by it in many ways in her childhood, and though she found it incredibly frustrating, she eventually transformed it into what drives her today in her role as an online confidence coach for women.Read More
Peta Howlett first started pole-dancing as a way of recovering from a bad relationship. She now owns two studios, is constantly in demand for both her pole-dancing knowledge and her fitness expertise and has helped hundreds of women find empowerment through the sport.Read More
Alicia Van Schoonhoven: from hiding behind the legs of her mother to hosting the closing ceremony of a leadership symposium of over 700 delegates, Alicia is someone who has an absolute passion for helping influence the lives of others.Read More
Having worked with hundreds (if not thousands) of teenagers by now, I can tell you there aren’t many who’ve been able to turn such a challenging upbringing (shaped by domestic violence) into the passion, perseverance and determination that Julijana Nikolis personifies.Read More
We interview superstar coder Amy Simmons on what makes her tick, why she made the career change from journalist to coder and what she loves about her new career. Also, the importance of PASSION!Read More
There’s something unreal about meeting beauty pageant winners.
Of course there’s the ethereal beauty, the constant smile, the impeccable sense of style and the well-spoken answers to just about every question you can think of.Read More
I’ve never interviewed someone where I had to print out their bio/blurb because it was so LONG.
Well, I guess there’s a first time for everything!
Life-coach, dancer, model, business owner, inventor… we covered everything from how Monique organises her day to her favourite swear word.Read More
Back when I started interviewing people, I always wanted to research the interviewee as best as I could (and I still do).
These days, with social media, it’s a lot easier to find out what someone’s about: are they happy, sad, how do they treat strangers, how do they take on challenges etc.
It’s also interesting to see whom the person follows or likes.