If you need something to brighten up your life at the moment (because trust me, we all do!), look no further! Now is the perfect time to adopt a pet, or even foster a new furry friend! Find out where you can adopt a pet on the GC!
Work Smarter Not Harder
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.
The Kindness Pandemic
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!
I Woke Up Like 'Dis!
Now that many of us are practicing social distancing and working from home, having a consistent morning routine is the secret to thriving through self-isolation due to COVID-19. The power of our minds and routines provides us with a great start to the morning, helping us conquer the day – even if we have nowhere to go!
GC's Guide to supporting local businesses
Isn't life wild at this point in time?! COVID-19 really doesn't want us thriving in the new decade, huh? Word on the street is... our beloved local small businesses are truly going through it with extreme changes because of this outbreak. Much-needed community support is required and fortunately, we can do our part in showing our endless support - even if it's from a distance!
Desperate times call for desperate measures
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…
Sorry not sorry, that handshake needs to go...
‘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!
Sanity-saving hacks to tackle self-isolation
‘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.
I knew you were treble when you walked in…
This week, we’re getting our groove on! Be the first to know of several live music acts, stand-up comedy shows and cool events coming up on the GC. You don’t want to be last to the party, do you? Of course you don’t so come and check out all the best places to be, see and eat! Get in before it’s too late!
Heading full-speed into all things fun on the GC
The Gold Coast has a never-ending lineup of insane entertainment - from all things fun under the GC sun that the entire family can enjoy, to a fancy night out with friends in spectacular settings. This week, we're riding full-speed straight into the new month of March and will guide you to all the mad events and rad venues on the Gold Coast along the way. Sit tight and buckle up baby! The real fun's about to begin.
Helping the community one act of kindness at a time
Everybody can use some help every now and then, and volunteering is a great way to do your part and get involved in your community like the good samaritan you know you can be.
SUMMER-LOVING, HAPPENED SO FAST…
Endless pineapple purple skies, chilled cheeky bevvy’s and adventurous nights… ahhh everything we love about the summertime! Sadly, it’s nearing the end of Summer but don’t be disheartened… that doesn’t mean it’s also the end of what the vibrant Gold Coast has to offer! This week we’re showing you all things new and fun on the GC, in hopes to help your transition from care-free summer days be a little less gloomy, keeping you looking forward to so much more light and life!
GC things to do to make your lover swoon
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.
Unleash your most inspired self
Getting past writer’s blocks is always hard. Don’t worry, we’ve all been there, it comes and goes as it pleases, leaving you in a rut. So, here’s a list that can start you on your track to becoming the next big-hit writer or at least get something down on the page.
Best places for your event in our very own wonderland.
The GC Hinterland is a place brimming with the magic that mother nature has to offer, what better place to have your next event than in our Hinterland Wonderland? All you need is the perfect venue...