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From The Editor-in-chief
They say that the apple doesn’t fall far from the tree. “They” usually mean that genetics dictate that children don’t differ too greatly from their parents. It might well be true that apples don’t generally fall too far from the parent tree but it’s
WellBeing3 min readFood & Wine
Brain-boosting Recipes
Serves 6 Base ½ cup almond meal⅓ cup wholemeal spelt flour¼ cup chia seeds1 cup rolled oatsPinch sea salt80g organic grass-fed butter Filling 1 cup diced sweet potato(½ medium sweet potato)1 small onion, finely chopped240g raw grated beetroot(around
WellBeing8 min readSelf-Improvement
Your Daily Breath
As a way to quickly and effectively take back control over your body and mind, the breath has long been used as a way to calm even the most fevered of emotions. Yet most people don’t breathe very well; they over-breathe, chest-breathe or hold the bre
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An Endocrine Imbalance
A young 39-year-old woman staggered into the clinic late in the day. She presented with very low energy and a nodule in the right breast and had gained 20kg in weight over five years. She wanted to lose this weight but had had little success despite
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From The Editor
It was a Wednesday afternoon and I was dropping envelopes into my friends’ mailboxes. On each of the envelopes I had written, “to be opened on Saturday”. My friends didn’t know it yet, but inside the envelopes were blindfolds (well, airline eye masks
WellBeing7 min read
How To Raise An Adventurer
A girl aged nine or 10 sits hugging her knees on a beach, staring at the surf. Normally, her blue eyes sparkle with determination. Today, though, they’re wide with fear. She has set her heart on a triathlon but she needs to practise something that te
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FIVE Reasons Why Noosa Is The Wellness Capital Of Australia
NOOSA – it evokes images of beautiful beaches, river, National Parks and holidays in the sun, and it is no coincidence that the name is believed to have derived from a word in the local Gubbi Gubbi language that means “place of rest”… a perfect space
WellBeing4 min readSelf-Improvement
Life After Loss
From the moment my baby girl surprised me with her existence, she has been teaching me compassion, kindness and unconditional love. When I lost her, I could have closed off my heart or lived on with love. I chose love. At only 24 weeks and two days i
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Your Say
I read about seven magazines every month, but WellBeing is where I get the most value for money. I read the magazine over many days, sometimes weeks, as it’s like a thick book just with a beautiful cover and inner page layouts. I love all of the colu
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Card Deck
DANIELLE NOEL The Moonchild Tarot card deck, written and illustrated by talented Danielle Noel, is one of the most exquisite collection of tarot cards we’ve ever seen. With thick gold glitter edges, the cards shimmer with brightness and curiosity. Ho
WellBeing3 min readScience
Recent Medical Findings For A Healthier Body
It’s generally assumed that a sauna visit leads to a continuous fall in blood pressure because the heat opens the blood vessels and this lowers blood pressure. However, for a new study, subjects were exposed to a 25-minute sauna session while having
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Anna Rose: Brave heart
It’s easy to be captivated by Anna Rose’s beautiful smile and infectious laugh but it’s her climate-change activism that’s brought us together today to chat. Any time spent with this charming woman leaves you in no doubt that she is a force to be rec
WellBeing2 min readFood & Wine
Counter Culture
ABBIE CORNISH & JACQUELINE KING SCHILLER, ABRAMS BOOK Pescan shares the story of two best friends — actress Abbie Cornish and chef and blogger Jacqueline King Schiller — and the ways their relationship was nurtured in the kitchen. Both found healing
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Column
September arrives like a breath of fresh air. Freshly inspired by Aug 30’s new moon in Virgo, you find Sep 2–14 brings forth your proactive best. Old problems don’t disappear but you see them with fresh eyes. Now you realise you can work with, rather
WellBeing3 min readPsychology
Interesting Slices Of Life
People’s faces tell you a lot about what they are feeling but new research shows the way the head is held can tell you just as much. Researchers generated variations of avatars with neutral facial expressions and one of three head positions: tilted u
WellBeing8 min readPsychology
Shifting With Change
There are times when change brings glaringly obvious shifts in your life and relationships, such as the changes that come with marriage, becoming a parent, starting a new job, divorce or moving to a new house. But there are other times in life when c
WellBeing1 min readPsychology
Podcast
ALISON RICE At its core, Offline, the Podcast is an exploration of true self through raw, honest conversations facilitated by Alison Rice. With a background in the fast-paced digital world, Rice speaks to her guests from a very real place. Discussing
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Wellness Work
A friend of mine shared some wise words with me after I felt I’d let her down by not attending her yoga class … again. I’d been trying to get there for a few weeks but something always seemed to come up: a deadline, a surprise visit from a friend, la
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It's In The Doing
What are your three favourite rituals for feeling renewed this spring? • I change the bed linen to bright new sheets and colourful cushions, write down my intentions for the coming season and sit in the garden with a good book and enjoy the new growt
WellBeing7 min readPsychology
Make Happiness A Habit
You know those people who are always joyful, no matter what life throws at them? In the face of adversity, they shine, a challenge becomes an opportunity, a potential heartbreak becomes spiritual growth. So, what is it that makes them feel so happy?
WellBeing5 min readFood & Wine
Glowing Good Health
As the founder of one of Australia’s most beloved beauty brands, The Beauty Chef, Carla Oates is a pioneer in the health and wellness space. Oates, a health advocate, chef and WellBeing columnist, firmly believes that glowing skin and true wellbeing
WellBeing3 min readScience
All The Latest In Environmental Issues
Zebra stripes are not for camouflage. They probably are to confuse biting flies, but new research indicates they may also be for temperature control. The researchers collected field data from live zebras and found that during the middle seven hours o
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Yoga To Change Your Thinking
Sometimes in life you can feel a little stuck. Things simply aren’t flowing: it feels like you’re not making progress with your career, your love life has been on standstill for a year (or 10) or the money tap feels like it’s eternally turned off no
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Health Source
Byron Yoga Retreat Centre offers guests affordable wellness programs with accommodation to suit your budget. While this is not a luxury resort, the rooms are clean and comfortable. The focus on the natural surrounds fosters a deep sense of peace, all
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Hawthorn
Hawthorn, the common name of the genus Crataegus, is a thorny shrub with green leaves, white flowers and bright red berries each containing one-to-three or five seeds. Crataegus is from the family Rosaceae (rose family), which has over 280 species. T
WellBeing10 min readPsychology
Medicalising Emotions
The human condition is unique but not so different from that of other species which also feel a range of emotions, from elation to desolation. Our evolutionary design meant that we needed to act upon feelings as part of our own self-preservation. Aft
WellBeing3 min readSociety
How Natural Therapies Can Help Reduce Stress
Symptoms of stress can emerge in lots of forms such as headaches, migraines, tiredness, fatigue, immunity issues and feeling run down as well as through neck and back pain. To celebrate Natural Medicine Week in May, WellBeing and the Australian Tradi
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Cardamom
Cardamom, the “queen of spices”, is the world’s third most expensive spice after saffron and vanilla. The first records of its use date back to ancient Sri Lanka, where even today it is an important component of Ayurvedic medicine. Today the largest
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