How to break a habit

Do you drive the same route to work each morning, have a coffee as soon as you arrive at the office and start the day sifting through your inbox? Chances are you even wash yourself in the same order in the shower and apply your makeup just as you did the previous day. No wonder […]
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Your very own skincare makeover

Detox your beauty cupboards with Victorian Cosmetic Institute’s Lisa Brown’s edit of what to keep, what to cull and what to invest in now.   Cleanser Why use it?: to gently nurture the skin while removing dirt, surface impurities and make-up. Look for: a simple list of ingredients, including plant surfactants and cleansing agents such as […]
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Positive body image renovation

Body image plays a huge role in our health and fitness, so positive body image is vital. Here are 7 tips to get you on your way to loving your body. 1. Focus on function & sensation Instead of fixating on the appearance of your body and others’, concentrate instead on what your body can […]
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Planning for pregnancy

Time to think about having a baby? Financial constraints, health, career and lifestyle choices and sheer timing can all impact on when or whether you decide to start a family, writes Susanna Nelson. Health for two You should approach your pregnancy like an athlete approaches a big race – build your health and stamina knowing […]
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What is self-acceptance?

Want to know how to build your self-love muscle? Here’s how to set the foundation of unconditional love for yourself. Self-acceptance negates obsession with securing approval from others or your judgy self. In turn, you radiate confidence and positive energy that will fuel greater self-esteem and positive responses from others.   How to improve it […]
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The Power of fibre

Dietary fibre is often taken for granted. We assume we get enough of it as part of a healthy diet and ideally we should. But in reality, when it comes to fibre many of us fall way short of the mark, compromising our health and potentially leading to weight gain. “It’s recommended that women consume […]
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Uncovering the health benefits of meditation

For many, practising meditation is akin to pulling teeth. WH&F contributor Hilary Simmons shows you how to find the bespoke approach that will have you bounding out of bed in search of the omm and its array of health benefits – from boosted immune system to improved posture and sleep.     The history behind […]
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Liver detox diet

Suffering from skin problems, mood swings or poor energy levels? The liver detox diet might be the way forward   Feeling run down? Try the liver detox dietImage credit: Thinkstock Why detox? Hormonal imbalance, high cholesterol levels, skin problems, poor energy levels, dark circles under the eyes, foggy thinking, mood swings or irritability, halitosis (bad […]
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The culinary quest

Gone are the days of the quickly put together bangers and mash for dinner and the humble sponge cake for dessert.   Photolibrary Gone are the days of the quickly put together bangers and mash for dinner and the humble sponge cake for dessert. Now, more than ever before, Australians are discovering the gastronomic pleasures […]
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Benefits of bushwalking

Tired of the same old gym workout? Grab your hiking boots and head into the great outdoors to boost your fitness, improve your mental health and trim your waistline, writes PT Jay Bonaretti     Regular walking is one of the easiest and best forms of exercise that just about anyone can do. Taking it […]
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