February 2024


Issue 5

In our birthday issue of The Modern Muse Magazine, Founder Lauren Dickson shares 26 things she has learned in 26 years, offering wisdom gained through her experiences in navigating life. Next, be inspired by some organisations that allow you to donate your birthday, turning celebrations into acts of generosity and indulge in An Open Bookshelf’s review of ‘Chai Time at Cinnamon Gardens’ by Shankari Chandran.

Planning a birthday bash? Explore our top recommendations for February, including restaurant options to hold celebrations at and exciting birthday-worthy activities. Discover the adorable fake cakes from Maime Bakes in our Small Business Highlight and check out CLUTCH Glue in our product review section.

Partnerships with Naked by NB bring you stunning retro cakes to elevate your birthday celebrations. Fashion takes centre stage with three birthday-inspired looks, while our advice column navigates the tricky terrain of a friend eloping without notice.
Finally, in our Health and Wellness section, we explore overcoming the birthday blues, to ensure your special day is filled with joy and positivity.

All this and more in our birthday issue of The Modern Muse Magazine- your ultimate guide to turning your birthday celebrations into the best one yet.

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Issue 4

Dive into the December issue of The Modern Muse Magazine, where we’re redefining the holiday season with a focus on the art of giving this Christmas.

Join us as we explore how to give back this holiday season without compromising tight budgets and stretched schedules. Enter the nuanced world of conscious gifting with Irina from The Conscious Closet, and explore the hows and whys of ethical gift-giving this Christmas. Get lost in a book review of ‘The Younger Wife’ by Sally Hepworth and uncover our curated list of top 5 festive and New Year recommendations for a uniquely spirited December.

Our annual gift guide proudly features Australian female-led small/medium businesses, including Consider Me Box, a brand that’s not just about giving gifts but also about giving back. Elevate your Christmas and New Year style with three stunning looks and find practical advice on navigating the complexities of family dynamics during the festive season. Plus, discover thoughtful insights on coping with and overcoming loneliness this Christmas.

This December, let’s make giving an art form with The Modern Muse Magazine.

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Issue 3

In our November issue of The Modern Muse Magazine, expect to embrace the spirit of wanderlust. Discover why young adults are choosing the experience economy and travel over homeownership and explore Stephanie Lorenzo’s incredible work to aid survivors of sex trafficking in Cambodia and Australia.

You can also expect a book review from our favourite Bookstagram An Open Bookshelf and learn about our top 5 travel recommendations around Victoria. We’ve also curated a must-have list of travel essentials and partnered with Vaycaze The Label meaning your ultimate travel wardrobe is just a step away.

Finally, unearth five looks for both summer and winter getaways and in the realm of relationships, we explore whether it’s time to say goodbye to a bad friend. Plus, don’t miss our review of Frank Simple’s greens powder, helping change the way we travel.

All this and more in our November issue of The Modern Muse Magazine!

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Issue 2

Welcome to the October issue of The Modern Muse Magazine, where we delve deep into the enigmatic ‘quarter-life crisis’ and offer strategies to conquer it. Meet the inspiring Jess Quinn, who’s challenging conventional beauty standards. Dive into our romance novel review that will keep you on your toes and uncover our top 5 October recommendations. Discover the story behind a heat pack company transforming pain management and find out if the Go-To Skincare clay mask lives up to the hype. Get to know STMNA Bioactives, the plant-based supplement company changing the game in the wellness industry. Explore three stunning fashion looks, learn how to break free from serial people-pleasing, and embrace mindful eating with The Daily Calm intentions cards. All this and more in this month’s issue of The Modern Muse Magazine!

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Issue 1

In our first-ever issue of the Modern Muse Magazine, explore the important conversation of slow fashion, learn about an incredible Aussie woman trying to end period poverty and be introduced to a heart-warming and relatable book about mental health. You will also read about our top 5 dining and activity recommendations for the month and meet our first partner to join the Modern Muse family! This and lots more including our product review, meet our resident stylist and psychologist and learn about a way to boost serotonin with… puppies?! We hope you love this September issue as much as we do!

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