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The value of wandering

The value of wandering

Letting your mind wander is not always a bad thing.

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Rest on your laurels

Rest on your laurels

Resting is not just laziness, it can actually improve your memory.

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Tai Chi chills

Tai Chi chills

Tai Chi can reduce stress and therefore reduce inflammation in the body.

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A toast to better memory

A toast to better memory

Light to moderate alcohol consumption leads to better memory function later in life.

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Cooking with olive oil

Cooking with olive oil

Olive oil is more stable than some seed oils when cooking at high temperatures.

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Ordinary happiness

Ordinary happiness

Pursuit of the extraordinary may actually reduce your chance of happiness.

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Walking it off

Walking it off

Changing the way you walk can change your mood.

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Retreats

Retreats - Featured News

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Tiger tales in India

We join a safari to discover India’s increasingly rare wild tigers in Ranthambore National Park.

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Wollongong in a weekend

Buckle up and head off to the one-time steel centre of Wollongong, where you’ll discover a seaside city with plenty of weekend-friendly treats for your mind, body and spirit.

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10 incredible marine encounters

It's easy to forget that in the ocean’s depths live some of the most fascinating creatures on Earth. Dive on in to meet them in their home surf.

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A guide to healthy travel

Australians are travelling in record numbers but taking fewer health precautions. Here is your guide to how to avoid coming home with unwanted souvenirs.

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Food

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How to eat for your job

Depending on your job, you may have varied nutritional and kilojoule needs, so you need to tailor yo...

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Origins and health benefits of the elder tree

From homemade cordials to Italian sambuca liqueur, from Gaelic myth to Harry Potter, the elder tree ...

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Cinnamon: the spice of life

Cinnamon can help with everything from high blood sugar to soothing digestion to treating infections...

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Eating for digestive health

You can incorporate these three delicious digestive-health-promoting recipes into your day to ease y...

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Body-Health

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 A case of puffy eyes

We look at the case of a woman in her late 50s who was suffering from fluid retention associated with a number of nutritional deficiencies and allergies.  Read more »

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A case of puffy eyes

We look at the case of a woman in her late 50s who was suffering from fluid retention associated wit...

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Osteoporosis: the silent scourge

Why do we get osteoporosis and how can you ensure that you don't add to the burgeoning osteoporosis ...

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Living with chronic pain

One WellBeing reader shares his real life experience and provides hope for people suffering chronic ...

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Saunas of the sun

Wherever you travel, you're likely to find a sauna equivalent. Infrared saunas, however, are a more ...

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Wisdom

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 Joanna Macy's acts of hope

Octogenarian doer Joanna Macy is living proof that active spiritual engagement with life in our world has the power to transform despair and apathy in the face of social, ecological and economic crises into constructive, collaborative action.  Read more »

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ecology, activist, hope, spirituality, despair

Joanna Macy's acts of hope

Joanna Macy is living proof that active spiritual engagement with life in our world can transform de...

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How to deal with life's disappointments

While by its nature disappointment is not a pleasure, if you approach it in the right way your happi...

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Cheryl Richardson: extreme self-care

From tax advisor to best-selling author and sought-after speaker, Cheryl Richardson is now a leading...

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Rumi: poetry’s healing powers

Today Rumi is widely known as a poet and mystic but, in his time, Rumi was a teacher, scholar, theol...

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Yoga

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Yoga and dharana: just be

To restore the mind to a state of balance, peace and harmony in today's frantic world, we need to re...

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Yoga for sex

Yoga can help you discover the sacred nature of sexual love and expression, as well as attain deeply...

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Yoga asanas

Asana practice offers you the space to step back from the "race of life" and creates the opportunity...

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The practice of pratyahara

Pratyahara, the fifth limb of yoga, is defined as the conscious withdrawal of energy from the senses...

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