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Killer TV

Killer TV

Watching too much television increases your risk of early death.

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Parental Bonds

Parental Bonds

Close bonds with parents help children make friends with other kids.

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Educated eyes

Educated eyes

Nearsightedness has been linked to your levels of education.

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Broccoli beats air pollution

Broccoli beats air pollution

Broccoli can help your body deal with air pollution.

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Standing for teamwork

Standing for teamwork

Standing, rather than sitting, leads to a range of teamwork benefits.

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Get a grip on ageing

Get a grip on ageing

Your grip is a useful indicator of how you are ageing.

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Intense exercise

Intense exercise

Your muscles do respond to intense bouts of exercise.

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You are feeling sleepy

You are feeling sleepy

For some people hypnosis can help promote healthy sleep.

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Retreats

Retreats - Featured News

The Tops Organic Retreat, Barrington, Tops, national park, world heritage

Straight to the Barrington Tops

A short drive Sydney, the World Heritage-listed Barrington Tops National Park is a remote retreat with pristine air, food and water — plus all the comforts.

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Yunnan's magical mountains

Explore the mountains of Yunnan, a tranquil escape and a world away from industrialised modern China.

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Lost world of the Tiwi Islands

Join as we explore the Tiwi Islands, where we find out that culture, Catholicism, football and art are the things to discover.

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A whirlwind quest to Turkey

Turkey’s mystical whirling dervishes are the emblem of Sufism, the inner dimension of Islam. And finding the real thing proves elusive.

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Food

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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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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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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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 Your guide to healthy travel

Australians are travelling in record numbers but, shockingly, fewer of us are taking precautions against potentially deadly travel diseases. Here is your guide to how to avoid coming home with unwanted souvenirs.  Read 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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Special Report - Pelvic Floor

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

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Earth Sisters: a natural antidote

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

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Type 2 diabetes: The plague that can be prevented

As the type 2 diabetes epidemic shows no sign of abating, we take a look at the latest understanding...

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Wisdom

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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 »

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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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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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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

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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 healthydivaeat 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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