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Retreats

Retreats - Featured News

retreat, relax, inner, discovery, self

Yarra Valley: finding inner bliss

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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India, Nepal, relax, Shirodhara, Ayurveda

India and Nepal: a quest for rest

Is it possible to find rest and relaxation in frenetic India and Nepal? After sampling a suite of traditional therapies, we find some translate while others, well, require a bit of luck.

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massage, Thai, traditional, aromatherapy, relaxation

Hot compress massage indulgence

We visit Château Élan Day Spa for a hot compress massage filled with therapeutic essential oils and dried herbs.

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Norway, Viking, Legend, Bergen, fjord

Explore breathtaking Norway

Norway’s stunning shoreline is a dreamy landscape of fjords and glaciers that just may have been created by leisure-loving Viking gods and goddesses.

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Food

recipe, snack, nibble, wholefood, nourishing

5 delicious and wholesome snack ideas

These five deliciously wholesome snacks are packed full of goodness to boost your mood and tempo. Fi...

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Marmalade, Jelly, Chutney, Jam, Spreads

Homegrown preserves

If you haven't experienced the joy of making pickles, jams and jellies at home, here's a beginner's ...

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cucumber, healing, healthy, health, wellness

Why cucumbers should be on your menu

Cucumbers ooze cool, but not only in the summer months. Read how the faithful cucumber eases us into...

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health, spices, spice, medicine, diet

Spice up your life

Discover three delicious, wellness-boosting spice recipes and learn why you should cook with more sp...

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Body-Health

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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 high-tech option you can try out at home.  Read more »

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infrared, sauna, health, benefit, review

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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travel, illness, prevention, disease, natural

Your guide to healthy travel

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

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pelvic, floor, muscle, strength, exercise

Special Report - Pelvic Floor

WellBeing gets to the bottom of the pelvic floor’s functions and dysfunctions, and how they...

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skincare, aromatherapy, organic, skin, natural

Earth Sisters: a natural antidote

We talk with Yvonne Gemmell about co-founding natural skincare company, Earth Sisters....

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Wisdom

rumi, sufi, mystic, islam, spirituality
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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, theologian and Sufi master. These roles fill his writing with universal spiritual themes still relevant to modern life.  Read more »

rumi, sufi, mystic, islam, spirituality, writing, poetry, legacy, love, Turkey
rumi, sufi, mystic, islam, spirituality

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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Feng shui and maximising energy at home

Need your house to work for you? Follow these basic feng shui principles and start to notice the dif...

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Sufism, master, asceticism, Morocco, wisdom

Abu Madyan: mediaeval wisdom for the modern world

Sufi, poet and teacher Abu Madyan’s teachings are particularly relevant in the midst of the dire e...

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Yoga

yoga, food, spirit, spirituality, Ayurveda

Eat like a yogi

The Ayurvedic approach to enjoying the food that nurtures us brings to eating the same mindfulness t...

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Pranayama: cultivating balance, vitality and longevity

Learn how to cultivate life force energy and overall wellbeing through mastering pranayama, the yogi...

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Samadhi: uniting with the Divine

As each wave rises and falls, merging with the ocean, so in samadhi, the final stage of yoga, each s...

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Yoga to ease headaches

The right yoga practice can help you ease or eliminate your headaches....

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