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Skincare That Really Cares
My skincare journey has evolved significantly over the years, largely dependent on what’s going on in my life. During my early 20s, I regularly scrubbed my vulnerable skin with an exfoliant containing plastic microbeads. This was not only harmful for
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Less Is More
Sharon McGlinchey, the founder of MV Skintherapy, has been on a quest to create organic, natural skincare with an honest and transparent approach. She has recently added an Active Marine Mist to her line-up of award-winning, potent and revered produc
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Life Lines
Yes, "corporate psychopathy" is a thing, and a new paper has looked at the need to identify, manage and (if necessary) remove these people in the context of the finance industry. Approximately 1 per cent of the population are defined as psychopaths,
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Information Underload
We live in the Information Age. Leaving aside the issue of “disinformation” for a moment, we have access to incredible amounts of information. It has been claimed, for instance, that a single edition of the New York Times contains more information th
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Gasping For Hyperbaric Oxygen?
Hyperbaric oxygen treatment offers to flood your body with 100 per cent oxygen, a payload that has all sorts of anti-ageing advantages. With the emergence of spas all around Sydney that offer this treatment, I thought I’d avail myself of the wonders
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Green Beat
Spiders may be a little creepy but they perform vital ecological functions. They feed on flies, moths, mosquitoes and cockroaches, and eliminate parasites and many other vectors of disease in the process. A key to supporting spider populations is to
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A Whale Of A Brain
Humans are a patronising bunch. We tend to humansplain the world around us by assuming that we are the pinnacle of evolution, occasionally giving credit to other species when they do human-like things. In moments of humility we admit there may be ali
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Butterfly Mountains
Monarch butterflies might be beautiful, but they are also tough. The migration of monarchs takes them from Canada to central Mexico, and the journey is so long that it outlasts a monarch’s lifetime. So along the way the butterflies lay eggs, and it i
WellBeing3 min readDiet & Nutrition
Protein — The Building Blocks Of Beauty
In the pursuit of beauty, it is often thought that skincare products and hair treatments are the answer. But what if I told you that one of the most potent beauty secrets lies within your diet? Adequate dietary protein is a cornerstone of both intern
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Chelsea Pottenger CARING FOR MENTAL HEALTH
Alone vehicle was stopped in a busy lane of the Sydney Harbour Tunnel. In the heart of Australia’s biggest city, the freeway that runs under the harbour was full of commuters zipping past, oblivious to what was going on inside the car. Security perso
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When You’re Smiling
Picture this scenario if you will: I am walking towards you and when I see you my eyes crinkle a little at the sides, the corners of my mouth turn upward and I expose my teeth to you. How do you interpret this? Do you cross the road to avoid me becau
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Star Letter
The winner of our Star Letter will receive a $200 voucher from our friends at Wanderlust. Check out their range of great products at wanderlust.com.au. Dear WellBeing team, I love everything about WellBeing magazine and have been reading it for many
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5 herbs To Fight Fungt
Did you know that the Earth’s largest organism is a fungus? Oregon’s Malheur National Forest is home to a humongous honey mushroom, Armillaria ostoyae, which is heavier than 200 blue whales. Moulds are amazingly resilient and persistent, thriving in
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Beating Melanoma
Every 30 minutes, roughly the time it will take you to read this article, someone in Australia is diagnosed with melanoma, says Professor Richard Scolyer, co-medical director of the Melanoma Institute Australia. “It’s a big deal in our country.” Aust
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Gunbim Galleries
A wander here helps to fill in some of the blanks, weaving the threads of my sublime natural experiences into a larger, more meaningful picture of all that this destination truly is. The carpark is empty when we hit the trail, climbing gently above a
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The MTHFR effect
A woman in her late 30s presented with a range of symptoms, so putting them together was like a fascinating jigsaw puzzle. • She had a family history of heart disease and atherosclerosis. • She was having difficulty managing stress. During times of s
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Stargazing
The Moon’s own sign is freshly invigorated by December 27’s Full Moon in Cancer feeding inspirational guidance into 2024. With ever-increasing numbers of planets and a New Moon illuminating your partner sign between January 5 and 23, relationships an
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The Pulse
For a new study, healthy golfers aged 65 and above participated in three different sessions of “acute” exercise. On one occasion they played an 18-hole round of golf, on another they completed 6km of Nordic walking and on another they did 6km of bris
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Kale Chips To Beat Emotional Cravings
Have you ever finished an extra-long day with a kind of sad and lethargic feeling? Then suddenly you find yourself standing in front of the fridge or pantry gobbling down the entirety of its contents. Often this includes the foods we shouldn’t be eat
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Low Carb & Luscious
In the constantly changing landscape of dietary trends, the low-carb diet continues to stand its ground as a favoured dietary approach among health-conscious individuals seeking to manage their weight and optimise health and longevity. This dietary a
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Unearthed
Your summer tan has never been easier! Eco Tan’s luxurious buttery cream Invisible Tan moisturises without being sticky, never comes out orange and doesn’t transfer to clothes or sheets. ecotan.com.au/collections/tan/products/invisible-tan Revitalise
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Fill Your Life With Delicious Scents
Delicious scents make life happy, even if you don’t realise their subliminal power. The smell of fresh bread, soup simmering on the stove, that joyful smell of a baby’s head, the aroma of trees growing and bark and leaves turning back into the soil i
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From The Editor-in-chief
The conversation I am about to report happened exactly as told in my household recently. An argument had taken place between my wife and 15-year-old daughter. Nothing existential and nothing malevolent, but enough to send reverberations into the ethe
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Our Staff Pick
Neil Perry Everything I Love to Cook by Neil Perry is a culinary masterpiece that combines passion, expertise and creativity in cooking. A renowned chef, Perry shares a delightful array of recipes catering to novices and experienced cooks. What sets
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Medicinal CBD update
CBD stands for cannabidiol, which is derived from the cannabis plant Cannabis sativa. Recreational users like to differentiate between sativa and indica varieties for their different effects. Botanists consider that there is a single species, Cannabi
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In Season
Vegetables Asparagus, beans, capsicum, celery, chillies, cucumbers, eggplant, lettuce, okra, onions, peas, potatoes, radish, sweet corn, watercress, zucchini. Fruit Apricots, avocados, bananas, blackberries, blueberries, cherries, figs, grapes, melon
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Rest, Roll And Recover
In today’s fast-paced world, it’s easy to overlook the importance of rest and recovery in maintaining optimal body health. We often push ourselves to the limits, engaging in rigorous physical activities without allowing our bodies the necessary time
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The Dark Side Of Self-discipline
Do you wish you had more self-discipline? If you do, you’re not alone. Research shows that a massive 97 per cent of us wish we were more conscientious, that we could carry out our work and duties more carefully and consistently. In essence, most of u
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Avoid The Beauty Hype
The beauty industry produces billions of dollars in revenue annually. As an industry that thrives on innovation, new “must-have” products seemingly pop up every week. While the allure of these products can be hard to resist, it’s important to take a
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