real life experience
Struggling with mental illness? A puppy might help
Find out how playing with a new puppy helped one WellBeing reader who had long struggled with mental illness.
Manifestation and fate
Do you ask the universe to fulfil your desires or do you leave it up to fate? One reader found...
My journey as a plus-size yoga teacher
Becoming a yoga teacher helped one reader to quieten her inner critic and feel welcome in an often image-driven environment.
A grandmother of two young boys with autism speaks from her heart
The grandmother of two young boys with autism speaks from her heart. We share her story.
Why we pay for extreme pain
New research says that we will endure extreme pain to escape the realities of our mundane life.
How playing the drums helped my depression
One reader shares how her addiction to social media led to depression and how she recovered from it.
Life with Sjogren’s syndrome
Three years after the diagnosis of Sjogren’s syndrome, one reader now views her illness as a gift.
Strength in self-talk
Being hit by a car while training for a triathlon dramatically changed Andy Harrison's life, but his self-talk helped him...
How yoga can help with scoliosis
Read a young woman's journey with scoliosis and how a regular yoga practice provided her much-needed relief.
The healing effects of salsa dancing
More than just a sensuous Cuban dance, salsa can be a form of joyful therapy.
How to face your fears
After half a century of avoiding confined spaces, one psychologist makes a to-do list and addresses her fears.
How homeopathy assisted my breast cancer journey
We share how homÅ“opathy and complementary therapies helped one reader through her breast cancer journey.
Fighting MND with a smile
We look at a real life experience of motor neurone disease and how MND hasn't stopped this young girl living...
Yoga teacher training - part 3
With my heart full I said my thanks to the universe at the end of my yoga teacher training.
Yoga teacher training - part 2
Two weeks into yoga teacher training, I'd hit a wall. My yogi friends helped me push through my self doubt.
When life's storms blow in
In the midst of life's storms, you are the light you have been waiting for.
Writing as therapy for depression
It can be scary to talk about suffering from depression, as you risk being judged by others. Expressing your feelings...
How holistic strategies eased my chronic pain
One WellBeing reader shares his real life experience and provides hope for people suffering chronic pain.
Can shiatsu therapy cure depression?
How Megan Blandford learnt how to get past her pessimism and embrace an ancient healing treatment.
Meeting the keepers of our world
When an intensely private people who are closely connected with the environment call a meeting to discuss the worrying changes...