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Retreats

Retreats - Featured News

Australia, holiday, family, friendly, destination

10 family-friendly Aussie hotspots

Planning a getaway with your troop in tow? Children will love the excitement and adventure that these 10 family-friendly Aussie hotspots have to offer.

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Canberra, Sydney, NSW, Southern, highlands

Spirit of the Southern Highlands

Retreat to the NSW Southern Highlands to feed body, mind and soul.

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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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Food

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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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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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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, bone, health, wellness, prevention

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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disappointment, self-help, deal, coping, motivation

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, Louise L Hay, life

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 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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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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