Get Schooled - 7 Events for Self-Improvement

Get Schooled - 7 Events for Self-Improvement

Work, work, work, work, work, work on yourself.

By Caitlyn Spanner | 22nd June 2016

Looking for motivation, inspiration or an opportunity to make a difference? Here are seven events for self-improvement and inspiration that you need to pencil into your diary now.

Homeroom Talks with Rachel Service

Image: Rachel Service of Happiness Concierge

Image: Rachel Service of Happiness Concierge

The first Homeroom Talks event will see Rachel Service of the Happiness Concierge discussing business and, in particular, working smarter.

Lightspace: 30 Light St, Fortitude Valley
TICKETS: $65 (includes two drinks)
DATES: 6pm for a 6.30pm start on Wednesday, July 6

Kick Start Smart

Organised by Collective Hub and founder Lisa Messenger, Kick Start Smart is a motivational one-day conference that aims to bring your dreams to fruition. From fear and mentoring to money, the conference will tackle big topics for future or present business owners.

Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre: Cnr of Merivale & Glenelg St, South Brisbane
TICKETS: From $293.03
DATES: 9am to 5pm on Friday August 19

TEDx Ipswish

There’s no denying that TED has become one of the idea hubs of our generation. TEDx Ipswich is an independently-organised TED event themed “Anything is Possible”. Celebrate positivity, activity and creativity while delving into deep discussion.

Fire Station 101 Ipswich: 196 Brisbane St, Ipswich
TICKETS: Aren’t available yet, but you can register your interest here 
DATES: 9am to 5pm on Saturday, September 17

Wanderlust Festival

Image: Wanderlust

Image: Wanderlust

A four-day festival celebrating mindful living, Wanderlust Festival brings together world-renowned performers, yoga teachers and speakers to inspire you.

Novotel Twin Waters: Ocean Dr, Sunshine Coast
TICKETS: From $30
DATES: Thursday, October 20 at 1pm to to Sunday, October 23 at 4pm


Image: Mister Weekender, Instagram

Image: Mister Weekender, Instagram

With ongoing workshops and short courses “that will broaden your horizons and help you unleash your inner awesome”, Work-Shop is offering several short courses for entrepreneurs and creatives in the coming months. Here are our top picks:

Launching an Online Store
TICKETS: From $50
DATES: 6.30pm to 8.30pm on Tuesday, July 5

Blogging for Small Business
TICKETS: From $50
DATES: 6.30pm to 8.30pm on Wednesday, August 3

Instagram Photography with Mister Weekender
TICKETS: From $65
DATES: 6.30pm to 8.30pm Wednesday, August 10


Feature Image: Homeroom


Liked this? You’ll love these!
How to Be a Girl Boss
Girl Boss: Roxy Jacenko
Meet the Australian Travel Blogger with 70k Followers


View mag here >

Article by Caitlyn Spanner

Caitlyn is just your average fashion-loving, coffee-drinking, story-writing, narcissistic millennial on the eternal search for the perfect t-shirt. On weekends you'll find her hanging with mates, enjoying an ice-cold cider or strong piccolo (depending on the weather), and searching for said perfect t-shirt. She has a passion for sustainable fashion and expressing her creativity in any way she can.


Oi! Wanna be in the know like the rest of us cool kids?
Join the A-list for exclusive deets on everything Brisbane and beyond. Fashion, food, beauty, lifestyle and events.
You'll get it here first!