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Even the G-spot is named for a man

Even the G-spot is named for a man

The female pelvis is riddled with the names of men who “discovered” its parts. Here’s what you can call these parts instead.

  • by Rachel E. Gross

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Choose your own picnic adventure at these iconic Sydney gardens

Choose your own picnic adventure at these iconic Sydney gardens

Whether you’re after rolling hills and glistening lakes, or a lush setting with harbour views, add these spots to your future picnic agenda.

  • by Robin Powell
For some women, a connection may exist between poor sleep and hormones

For some women, a connection may exist between poor sleep and hormones

Honouring your natural daily hormone fluctuations can help keep your sleep on track. Here’s how to do it.

  • by Leigh Weingus
How to age gracefully? It starts with a little resistance

How to age gracefully? It starts with a little resistance

Inspired by a new book, “Stupid Things I Won’t Do When I Get Old,” I’m taking stock of my life and deciding what I need to reconsider.

  • by Jane E. Brody
How your pet changes your brain chemistry for the better

How your pet changes your brain chemistry for the better

Pets lower the levels of cortisol, the “stress hormone”, and provide relief of depression, anxiety and social isolation. Some neurotransmitters have also been studied.

  • by Professor Kerryn Phelps
We tried six meditation apps. This is what we thought

We tried six meditation apps. This is what we thought

Meditation apps can teach us a skill that takes us well beyond life in lockdown. We reviewed six of the most popular on the market.

  • by Sarah Berry, Julia Naughton, Sophie Aubrey, Melissa Singer, Nicole Economos and Samantha Selinger-Morris
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Get a houseplant, reap the health rewards

Get a houseplant, reap the health rewards

While you may be tempted to splash serious cash on a bigger buy, experts says to start simple, and over time venture into a realm known as biophilic design.

  • by Evelyn Lewin
The path out of lockdown means no more cobbler, cobbers

The path out of lockdown means no more cobbler, cobbers

Jocasta’s Cobbler Line is the iron curtain of food choices, designed to cure us of the gluttony and sloth we’ve slipped into.

  • by Richard Glover
The Mornington Peninsula farming couple putting seeds in the spotlight

The Mornington Peninsula farming couple putting seeds in the spotlight

You can buy flower and vegetable seeds everywhere from supermarkets to hardware shops but that doesn’t mean all seeds are equal.

  • by Megan Backhouse
Everything you need to know about growing dahlias in your garden

Everything you need to know about growing dahlias in your garden

From the soil to when and where to plant them – here’s your guide to having flowers the size of saucers by summer.

  • by Robin Powell
How much exercise we need to live longer

How much exercise we need to live longer

Two studies, which together followed more than 10,000 men and women for decades, show that the right types and amounts of physical activity reduce the risk of premature death by as much as 70 per cent.

  • by Gretchen Reynolds