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WellBeing Gives Space To The Creative Souls In Our Community
T: +61 412 900 205 E: cathywytch@optusnet.com.au W: redbubble.com/people/reddeercreation For as long as I can remember, creating has been a part of my life. I grew up in a family that sewed and, later in life, I learned to embroider, knit and make bo
WellBeing9 min lettiPsychology
Compare And Despair
The beloved 26th president of the United States, Theodore “Teddy” Roosevelt, prophetically pronounced: “Comparison is the thief of joy.” He uttered these words more than a hundred years ago, and yet this sentiment applies more than ever to life in th
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The Anti-ageing Wonder Pill?
is a Sydney-based anti-ageing physician and writer. He is the author of three books, including his latest, The Wellness Guide to Preventing the Diseases of Ageing. He has also designed the app The diet guide to ageing prevention. As you age your bioc
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Naturopathy — The Career Where One Size Does Not Fit All
Thirty-year-old Georgie Stephen and her four brothers were raised by a mother who adopted a holistic approach to health and nutrition: eating whole foods, having healthy school lunch boxes, playing in the outdoors and instilling in them the importanc
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The Intimate Home
We don’t often think about it, but a key function of the roof over our head is to support social relationships and nurture intimacy. Designing with social function in mind is as old as architecture itself — the Victorian parlour and the triclinium (a
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Finding Spaciousness In Japan
In Japan, there’s a beautiful concept called yutori, which roughly translates to “spaciousness” or “living with spaciousness”. I learned of yutori when I arrived in Kyoto, the first stop on my three-week Japan adventure. I fell in love with the conce
WellBeing4 min lettiFood & Wine
Recurrent Urinary Tract Infection
A lovely middle-aged lady came into the clinic complaining of a very common problem — recurrent urinary tract infections. She has been suffering from these repeatedly for about five years, although she had bouts of them when she was younger, but thes
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Health Academy Australia
If you are looking for flexible online learning in Health and Wellbeing, Nutrition, Natural Health and Counselling, you’ve found the right place. Health Academy Australia is an award-winning organisation offering comprehensive and versatile online co
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Naturally Beautiful
If you could rewind your past, what would you change? Would you become a slimmer, svelte version of yourself? Make bucketloads of cash? Live off the grid, just you and Mother Earth? Visit more far-flung exotic places? Run off with your first great lo
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Way Down South
“Here, there’s nothing between us and Antarctica,” says Pieter van der Woude perched at the helm of his tinnie. “When it’s rough, the waves crash over those cliffs.” Peering up at the massive walls of quartzite rising 12 metres above us, it’s easy to
WellBeing5 min lettiScience
Column
November is your month in many ways. Firstly, let’s celebrate the Sun’s return and the fact that October 28’s new moon in Scorpio provides a head start for rapid progress. Then there is the potency of a Mars-Jupiter harmony, while Taurus’ full moon i
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Ikon Institute
As adults, we can often rely on our intellectual and rational sides to solve issues, but art therapy is saying “no, that’s not always the best way”. We actually want to tap into our imagination, our intuition and our bodily experience for healing. Ar
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Food For Longevity
Inflammation is the body’s natural response to injury, infections and illness. It plays a vital role in healing the body and protecting you from viruses and bacteria. Without an inflammatory response, wounds and damaged tissues wouldn’t heal. Inflamm
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Counter Culture
LAUREN AND OBERON CARTER, PAN MACMILLAN A Family Guide to Waste-Free Living shares the story of the Carter family and their conscious choice to go waste-free. Lauren and Oberon are the husband and wife duo behind Zero Waste Tasmania, a website and e-
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Learning To Slow Down
I remember sitting in the waiting room at the doctors. The doctor was running late by two hours, but I was content sitting and reading without being interrupted, just having some “me” time and enjoying this rare uninterrupted luxury. However, when I
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Sydney Institute of Chinese Medicine
Chinese medicine made a huge contribution in 2015 when professor Tu Youyou, an 85-year-old researcher of The Academy of Chinese Medicine in China, received the Nobel Prize in medicine. During the Vietnam War, the Chinese government set up a research
WellBeing7 min lettiNutrition
Simply Sweet
As we all know, sugar can be highly addictive and people often consume a lot more sugar than they think. Unfortunately, overconsumption of refined sugar has been associated with many serious diseases, including obesity, heart disease, diabetes and ca
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Iyengar Yoga Australia
Iyengar Yoga has been practised in Australia since the late 1970s and early ‘80s, when BKS Iyengar visited here at the request of students who studied with him in India. BKS Iyengar’s students named his style “Iyengar Yoga” – to him it was simply yog
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Electrosensitivity
Today much of humanity lives in a sea of electromagnetic energies, or EM fields. Radio and TV signals are now joined by mobile phone towers and communications masts. Closer to home are mobile phones, Wi-Fi and smart meters. According to Swedish exper
WellBeing3 min lettiFood & Wine
Shared With Love
Mary Valle’s new cookbook, Mediterranean Lifestyle Cooking, discloses a very important message: Mediterranean food (and all food, for that matter) should be shared with the people you love. Throughout the cookbook, Valle encourages you to place her d
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Learn To Work With Subtle Realms And Earth Energies With Geomancy Australia
Would you like to know how to create healing, nurturing and prosperous environments that assist you and others to live in harmony and good health? Do you want to gain the knowledge and skills to work in relationship with the subtle nature of the eart
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Hart Life Coaching
Imagine experiencing a major disappointment as Ash Barty did after losing at Wimbledon and saying, “Today wasn’t my day; it isn’t the end of the world”. Imagine looking for a better way to view life’s events, just as Byron Katie did; she ended her cy
WellBeing2 min lettiPsychology
From The Editor-in-chief
The kindness of strangers is deeply moving. Recently my father passed away. He had suffered for many years with an illness that deprived him of both physical and mental independence. Yet for all that, even people who met him during that time smiled a
WellBeing8 min lettiSelf-Improvement
A Yogic Approach To Work
Many of us seem to have a view that being drained, stressed and overextended is what simply comes part and parcel with working life. Certainly work can be demanding and deadlines have to be met, but where do we draw the line when our mental health is
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The Gwinganna experience
With more wellness travel options available, the educational component of a stay at Queensland’s Gwinganna Lifestyle Retreat is even more valuable. Using evidence-based advice from practitioners and presenters with years of practical experience, gues
WellBeing3 min lettiPsychology
How To Choose The Right Yoga Course For You
With so many yoga courses on offer, how do you know you are signing up for the best one for you? Here’s our guide to ensure you make the right decision. If one of the highlights of your week is attending your yoga class, chances are you’ve considered
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