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Anti-bee-otics

Anti-bee-otics

Bacteria from bee bellies might provide alternatives to antibiotics.

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TV dinners

TV dinners

Watching certain types of television shows or movies makes you eat more than others.

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Mango lowers blood sugar

Mango lowers blood sugar

In obese individuals daily mango intake can reduce blood sugar levels.

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“Thanks, friend”

“Thanks, friend”

Showing genuine gratitude helps make new friends with acquaintances.

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Standing for life

Standing for life

Sitting can increase your rate of ageing at the DNA level.

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Uplifting bra news

Uplifting bra news

Despite previous concerns research shows bra wearing does not cause cancer.

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Planting office happiness

Planting office happiness

People who work in offices with plants are happier and more productive.

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Retreats

Retreats - Featured News

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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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Find your true north

WellBeing attends a three-day Set Your Compass retreat to discover ways to connect with the inner self to find balance and, ultimately, inner bliss.

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Retreat to Solar Springs

Do you ever feel like you want the world to stop for a few days so you can get off, relax and re-group, ready to face life again? Look no further than Solar Springs Retreat.

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Food

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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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Mineral water: is it worth drinking?

What kind of water is healthier for both our bodies and the environment? We look at one kind: minera...

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Chia: Mayan superfood

Chia is a pint-sized superfood boasting omega-3s, fibre for weight loss, soluble fibre to control bl...

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Body-Health

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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 statistics?  Read more »

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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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Your guide to healthy travel

Australians are travelling in record numbers but fewer are taking precautions against travel disease...

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Wisdom

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 How to deal with life's disappointments

Disappointment is part of being alive. While by its nature disappointment is not a pleasure, if you approach it in the right way your happiness need not be tarnished.  Read more »

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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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Tarot and creativity

The visual nature of tarot makes it an insightful tool to prompt creativity. Find out ways to use th...

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Yoga

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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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Yoga philosophy: yamas and niyamas

We explore the yamas (restraints) and niyamas (observances) of yoga: 10 guidelines for leading a hea...

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