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Stop feeling guilty about working out at lunch – it’s saving you time

Stop feeling guilty about working out at lunch – it’s saving you time

The majority of workers don’t take exercise breaks out of guilt or because they’re “too busy” despite compelling evidence showing they improve productivity.

  • by Sarah Berry

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The other side of that ‘blah feeling’ is flourishing. Here’s how to get there

The other side of that ‘blah feeling’ is flourishing. Here’s how to get there

Research shows that the pandemic took a toll on our overall wellbeing. Here are seven simple steps to get you thriving again.

  • by Dani Blum
The things I wish I knew before becoming a mother

The things I wish I knew before becoming a mother

After the birth of a baby – whether it’s a first or subsequent child – life is very different. The sooner you make having time for yourself a part of your routine, the better.

  • by Tatyana Leonov
Should I have slopped sunscreen on a struggling stranger?

Should I have slopped sunscreen on a struggling stranger?

Applying lotion to someone’s back is an intimate thing to do. Even with family and close friends you’d do a quick scan first, checking for any crusty rashes or excessive furriness.

  • by Danny Katz
Struggle with time management? The ‘Eisenhower method’ will help

Struggle with time management? The ‘Eisenhower method’ will help

One of the key skills to learning how to manage your stress and workload is figuring out time management. And a to-do list won’t cut it.

  • by Grace Beverley
Parents’ health habits, even before birth, may influence a child’s wellbeing

Parents’ health habits, even before birth, may influence a child’s wellbeing

Physical activity and diet might have long-lasting effects on a child’s health, a new animal study suggests.

  • by Gretchen Reynolds
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Why our fastest growing drinks category is now non-alcoholic wine

Why our fastest growing drinks category is now non-alcoholic wine

Non-alcoholic wine is far beyond the days of simply mixing grape juice and sparkling water, and women and young people are said to be driving the craze.

  • by Sue Williams
Do eggs deserve their bad rap?

Do eggs deserve their bad rap?

For decades, the brekkie favourite has carried a reputation it can’t quite seem to shake off: that it leads to high cholesterol, heart disease and early death. So what does the science really say?

  • by Sophie Aubrey
‘A pretty dark place’: fitness titan Michelle Bridges on the hardest time of her life

‘A pretty dark place’: fitness titan Michelle Bridges on the hardest time of her life

The celebrity trainer made millions spruiking “body transformation” before her life was rocked by a devastating break-up and a drink-driving charge. Now 50 and a single mother, she’s embracing a different kind of overhaul.

  • by Jordan Baker
The key traits that turn you into a ‘super ager’

The key traits that turn you into a ‘super ager’

The term refers to people in their 70s, 80s and beyond whose ability – whether it be their memory, way of thinking, or even aerobic fitness – is of the standard of someone at least 20 years younger.

  • by Evelyn Lewin
I struggle to get enough sleep. So I tried the ‘five S’s’ for babies

I struggle to get enough sleep. So I tried the ‘five S’s’ for babies

Having tried everything else, I tested whether the “five S’s” used to calm fussy babies — swaddle, side or stomach position, shush, swing and suck — can also help grown-ups snooze.

  • by Jessica Grose