She Inspires is all about celebrating women and men who are creating the changes they want to see in the world, whether it's through design and creativity, entrepreneurial endeavours, community and family involvement or social enterprise.
She Inspires is a source for daily inspiration, information and skills through interviews, reviews and stories.
The founder and editor of She Inspires is Belinda. With a BA in Journalism from the University of Southern Queensland and a passion for building successful businesses Belinda created SheInspires.com.au to combine both passions.
"My aim with SheInspires.com.au is to bring daily inspiration to women and men who are doing it all and need a great place to come online for some time for themselves," explains Belinda.
"It is challenging to start up and run a business as well as nurture relationships and family and finding an online community that you can connect with and find inspiration through can make all the difference," says Belinda.
She Inspires has always been designed to be a flexible and adaptable business and the running of a series of pop up events and venues has been a great source of inspiration for Belinda herself, explaining, "connecting and learning with others through the pop up programs I've run has been a source of great growth and an opportunity to flourish."
"I've learnt how small, repeated actions add up, and not just with Google page rankings, but across all areas of the business and daily life. As a creative, strategic thinker it is much easier for me to see the big picture, how everything interconnects and the leveraged opportunities that are possible. But they are only possible when the little things that matter happen and the trick for that is in the systems you create to enable opportunities," says Belinda.
The articles in Inspire and Empower, Career and Business and Random Acts of Kindness are clear indications of Belinda's values and how she puts into practice what she believes.
"It is your choice how you live in the world," says Belinda, "it comes down to daily decisions and actions that make the world of difference."
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In 2001 Belinda started her jewellery business, Creatively Belle, as a way to live a more creative lifestyle after years in the the corporate world of banking and IT.
As an artisan jewellery maker, Belinda has found the process of making something beautiful to sell directly to customers is a very rewarding experience, "I love talking with customers, finding out what they love and what they see in different pieces. It's amazing how we all see the world differently", explains Belinda.
In 2011 Belinda started working with porcelain and instantly fell in love. It is now a growing collection of ranges for Creatively Belle made with very fine porcelain called "Southern Ice Poreclain".
The Creatively Belle online store has been recently renovated to feature a growing range of the handmade porcelain jewellery designs in necklaces and brooches.
The Creatively Belle blog has more personal stories of Belinda's creative endeavours and journeys, as well as featuring designs, creative lifestyle topics and insights into living the life of a maker.