WellBeing8 min read
Beau-tea-full
While tea has been enjoyed for centuries, of late there’s been a surge in its popularity in its many and varied incarnations. You can grab a cuppa on the go with an iced tea, drink to good health with fermented kombucha, join devout foodies who drink
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Booked In For Therapy
When Rese Rose suddenly became very ill, a friend gave her a gift voucher for an unusual treatment called bibliotherapy. Rose says she was “deeply intrigued at what it may offer, probably because my approach to health has never been completely conven
WellBeing5 min readFood & Wine
Gaia Retreat & Spa
Gaia’s extraordinary setting goes beyond the lush rolling hills and breathtaking vistas of the Byron Bay hinterland. The region is famed as the healing capital of Australia–abundant in organic foods, talented therapists and a unique spirit. These are
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One Spa at RACV Royal Pines Resort
Queensland is a little more luxurious since the arrival of One Spa, RACV Royal Pines Resort’s multi-million-dollar day spa. The fabulous state-of-the-art One Spa complex has been designed to create an intimate, tranquil environment founded on pamperi
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Health Source
Seclusion, privacy and an exquisite natural backdrop make Crystal Creek Rainforest Retreat the ideal setting for a weekend escape, romantic getaway or honeymoon. Located on the NSW/Queensland border, it has just 13 luxurious private cabins, bungalows
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Sustainable Air Con
Every winter and summer, millions of us flick the switches on our reverse-cycle air conditioners, fans, radiators, central heating systems and so on. Largely powered by fossil fuels, warming and cooling your home weighs heavily on the hip pocket and
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Being Yourself: The Role Of Your Life
The story of Oscar Wilde did not end happily. Once lauded on the London stage and feted by society, he suffered the fate of languishing in jail after publicly declaring his love for a man—which was, at that time, deemed a crime. His tumble from grace
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Gaia Retreat & Spa—Retreatment Botanics
Retreatment Botanics brings home the experience of a retreat, merging the ritual of self-nurture with pure performance ingredients. The results-focused formulas are toxic-free with a strong emphasis on clean, green, active ingredients. Retreatment Bo
WellBeing3 min readFood & Wine
Pretty Beach House
All-inclusive rates make a stay at Pretty Beach House an effortless and unforgettable experience. There are four luxurious pavilions, each featuring incredible hand-woven Italian linens, heated flooring, king beds, a private outdoor deck, immaculate
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Walking In Harmony
Have you ever been in that place of darkness where the walls have caved in and it seems there is no way out? It’s as though the entire world has fallen before you, its noise becoming unbearable and pounding the insides of your mind. In that place, cl
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Warmth
You’re holding a warm cup of tea in your hands. The hot steam drifts out and dissolves into space. You look towards the orange glow, listening as the fire crackles and roars. You become mesmerised by the flames as they dance across the pine wood. A c
WellBeing7 min readNutrition
Plant-Based Probiotics and Prebiotics
Popular dairy products like yoghurt are the most recognised sources of probiotics—but what about all the plant-based products like kimchi, miso and tempeh, which often get ignored? Most people know all about probiotics, but what about prebiotics? The
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The Drama Triangle
When you think back to your younger years, what were they like? Was there a role you fell into in your family of origin without even realising it? Were you the quiet shy one, the lost child who kept in the background, the trophy child always winning
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Golden Door Wellness Retreat and Spa
Golden Door Wellness Retreat and Spa is a place for you to take time to reset your mind and body and gain a wealth of knowledge to create a healthier, happier and more motivated you. The all-inclusive health and wellness programs have been developed
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Stephanies® Luxury Spas
Stephanie Shepherd had “a vision and desire to combine beauty therapies with peaceful places of harmony and balance. I dreamt of creating more than a beauty salon. I wanted to design spas where people could cocoon themselves from the outside world. E
WellBeing4 min readNutrition
The Power Of The Gut–skin Axis
The skin, your body’s largest organ, is responsible for much of the hard work that goes into eliminating the toxins and wastes you accumulate. Every day, you come into contact with a myriad of chemicals and toxins, from cigarette smoke and urban poll
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From The Editor-in-chief
It was dusk. My wife and daughter were driving home from a dance class and then it happened. As they tootled homeward, driving past a river mouth that opened onto a quiet sea, with a sky splashed with sunset’s pink above it, they spied something in t
WellBeing2 min readFood & Wine
Recipes
Here are some of my favourite recipes using plant-based prebiotic and probiotic foods. Serves: 2 100g granola, store-bought or homemade225g coconut yoghurt2 bananas, sliced2 tbsp maple syrup Add layer of granola at bottom of two glasses or jam jars t
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A Health Refresh with Cabot Health
Cabot Health is 100% Australian owned and operated. Our doctors and naturopaths are committed to nutritional medicine and clinical research. Cabot Health’s medical advisors and formulators are headed by Dr Sandra Cabot, a leading Australian medical d
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Gwinganna Lifestyle Retreat
Gwinganna has become known for its extensive range of innovative wellness programs, winning multiple awards globally including Eco Spa of the Year for the past three years. Packages are fully inclusive helping to make it easy for guests to immerse th
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The Spa Beechworth
The Spa Beechworth has been created as a destination to refuel your soul. A visit there will encourage you to prioritise everyday wellness by providing you with a pathway to self-care through decades of experience and knowledge. Discover this luxurio
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How To Create A Low-tox Bathroom
It’s amazing how much stuff can accumulate in a bathroom over the years: all those well-meaning hand creams, scented candles around the bath and random samples from events and goodie bags. It all seems to amass because you don’t ever seem to cull thi
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Give
What was the last thing you gave yourself? Gifted to someone else? Before your mind drifts to the bike you gave your son for his birthday, let’s stay in the moment. Right now, you’re giving yourself stillness and the wisdom of WellBeing. For us, givi
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The Eyes Have It
Your eyesight is precious and possibly the most important of your five senses. It not only affects how well you see but also how you feel. Your eyesight impacts your ability to work, exercise, drive and even recognise a face. Good vision leads to imp
WellBeing1 min readPsychology
4 Steps To Find Balance, Ease And Self-compassion
• Perspective: Strive to improve and become your ideal self but look back and appreciate what you have been through to become who you are today. Know that you are seeking to improve what is already great—you are enough already. • Celebrate: Take time
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The Spa at Hanmer Springs
Hanmer Springs village offers many world-class accommodation options for travellers, all within a short walk from The Spa, ranging from five-star hotels to boutique spa retreats and B&Bs. Within the village, the jewel in the crown is Hanmer Springs T
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Villa Thalgo Day Spa
Designed to stimulate all your senses, Villa Thalgo becomes your own private sanctuary. From anti-ageing facials to hands-on body therapies, male grooming and treatments for mothers-to-be, Villa Thalgo brings you premium Thalgo products combined with
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Warming Winter Marinades
There’s something about digging into a big bowl of Indian food that I find so comforting: the warmth of the spices; the way the coconut milk cuts through the heat of the flavours; the extra dose of vegetables. This issue I’d love to share with you a
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How Do You Nurture Yourself In Winter?
• Warm ugg boots, hot chocolate and the latest issue of WellBeing by the fire. Bliss! Fiona Hurle • In winter, nothing compares to curling up with my journal and a good cup of tea. No matter how good or bad I feel, a cup of tea (I like green) makes m
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Fighting Fast Fashion
During the 2000s, the apparel industry underwent an important shift. A number of factors, including moves towards cheaper synthetic fibres, resulted in today’s fast-fashion business model embodied in key corporate players such as Zara, Topshop and H&
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