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Chronic Pain
Pain is a fascinating topic as it covers so many parameters of living. Pain is not just an unpleasant physical sensation. It is intimately influenced by attitudes, beliefs, personality and social factors, and affects physical as well as mental and em
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Speak Easy
Loui’s three-year-old daughter marched up to her, hands on hips and looked her right in the eye. “Mummy, is it true that babies come out of ladies’ belly buttons?” After a harrowing week of deadlines, Loui didn’t have the emotional energy to think of
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Hailing From The Hypersensitive Crowd
Do you feel deeply affected by the suffering of others or pick up easily on vibes around you? Maybe you avoid negative social media and news because of the way it affects you? What makes one person more sensitive than others? And what problems or pot
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Cranky Old Cats
Cats can experience chronic pain for the same reasons dogs do. Degenerative joint disease has been shown to be present in up to 90 per cent of cats over 12. Other causes include dental disease, gut pain, urinary tract pain and neuropathic or spinal p
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Fabulous Feet
Thinking on your feet, cold feet, square feet, two left feet, six feet apart … for all of the time you’ve spent staring at your feet, how well do you really know them? Did you know that it takes a quarter of the bones in the human body to make up the
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A Chinese proverb says, “Be not afraid of growing slowly, be afraid only of standing still.” Amid the hustle and bustle of your everyday life — between your family, your job, your partner, and your social and your online life — take a moment to breat
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Tracey Holmes The Ocean Is Home
Tracey Holmes’ story begins with the ocean. It’s a connection that has been a steady undercurrent flowing throughout her years, a place of refuge when she needs somewhere calm and quiet. For Holmes, her childhood laid the foundations for what was to
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From The Editor-in-chief
You know the trouble with the world today? It’s apricots. I’m telling you, our world would be a lot happier if there were no apricots. Fruits with a hard thing at the centre are a problem. If you think about it for a moment, you will agree, apricots
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To Be, Not To Do
The French philosopher René Descartes coined the famous saying, “I think, therefore I am” to provide a discourse on existence. Nowadays, we could say, “I think, I worry, I text, I post, I react, and, in fact, I never stop and therefore I am exhausted
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Interesting Slices Of Life
In the wake of COVID-19 the experience of a sense of loneliness is becoming more widespread. Researchers have noted that people who experience chronic loneliness often feel that their lives lack meaning. However, we also know that rituals create mean
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Connecting With Compassion
“The energy of compassion is very strong.” ~ Thích Nhât Hanh The human existence is filled with a mix of light and dark, joy and pain, yang and yin. Challenges in life are inevitable, but the degree to which you suffer as a result of these trials and
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Why You Need Vitamin A
Your skin is a window into your general inner health and is often one of the first places to indicate a possible vitamin deficiency, which may present in the form of dry, cracked, inflamed or irritated skin. Vitamins are essential for maintaining the
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WellBeing Brain Boosters
THE WELLBEING TEAM 8 Orange rhizome (8) 9 Arctic jacket (6) 10 Moisturisers (4,6) 11 Served without ice (4) 12 Celtic language (6) 14 Every now and then (2,3,3) 15 Aisle or esplanade (7) 17 Tropical weed or Anthony LaPaglia film (7) 20 Obstinate, lik
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All The Latest In Environmental Issues
Cats love catnip because it contains ingredients that interact with components of the reward system in the cat brain. Cats are alone in this, as in so many things, because the insect world hates catnip, being as repellent as the synthetic compound DE
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Discovering The Way
Taoism, Confucianism and Buddhism are the three central pillars of traditional Chinese thought. “Taoism” refers to both a philosophical tradition and an organised religion, which in modern Chinese are identified separately as taojia and taojiao respe
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12 ISSUES OF WellBeing magazine RRP $144 SAVE OVER $49 For Only $95 To receive this offer, call 1300 303 414 and quote the code WB192, or visit universalshop.com.au. HURRY! Offer ends 15th July, 2021 Within every issue of WellBeing, you’ll discover w
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The Dos And Don’ts Of A Healthy Heart
As you know, I’m no stranger to talking about the best diets for your gut. This issue, however, I wanted to discuss the best diet for your heart. If you or your family have high cholesterol levels, elevated blood pressure or systemic inflammation, ea
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Counter Culture
CRAIG SILVEY, ALLEN & UNWIN Unlikely life-altering friendships, gender dysphoria, drugs, homelessness and drag queens — author Craig Silvey is back with a book that encapsulates a struggle across generations. Honeybee charts an intense and emotionall
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Testing For Intolerances
Have you ever suspected you were intolerant to certain foods, such as the usual hard-to-digest suspects gluten, dairy, eggs or soy? Ever wondered what’s involved in taking an allergy or food intolerance test or if it’s worth the money? Sadly, gluten
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Tea For Vitality
It’s always “teatime” according to the Mad Hatter in Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. An afternoon tea party is a wonderful way to unwind and connect with loved ones. Friendships are forged over a warm cuppa as Monty Python proclaime
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With the challenges we have had, mental health has become an everincreasing issue for many people, young and old alike. According to the latest statistics the diagnosis of depression is three times higher than what is perceived as normal. Typifying t
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Erin Rhoads founder of The Rogue Ginger
Home is wherever my family are. Currently, we reside on the traditional lands of the Wurundjeri Woi-wurrung, not far from Naarm (Melbourne) city centre but far enough away we can get lost in the bush along the Maribyrnong River. With my three-year-ol
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Are You One Of The Sensitive Crowd?
Orloff has developed a 20-question self-assessment quiz for empaths, which is available on her site and The Empaths Survival Guide. Those who agree with 15 or more of the following are considered full-blown empaths, while answering yes to at least fi
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Health Source
Use Australian eucalyptus essential oil for that real Australiana experience. Have you tried our limited-edition Australian Eucalyptus Hand Sanitiser? Made at the base of the Macedon Ranges, Victoria, it has been proven to kill 99.9 per cent of germs
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Easy Home Updates
What do you see when you look around your home? Cosy, comfortable spaces filled with items you cherish, inviting you in and putting you at ease? Or do your eyes get drawn to tired carpet, marked walls, saggy furniture and a jumble of clutter? If your
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Mindful Self-compassion
Kristin Neff developed the concept of “mindful self-compassion” with clinical psychologist Christopher Germer. Together they founded the Center for Mindful Self-Compassion and outline the three components necessary for cultivating mindful self-compas
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MAY & JUNE 2021
When in mid-May Jupiter enters Pisces, your spirit of adventure and opportunity to act peak in interesting ways. Make the most of the next two months and miracles happen. New Moon on May 11 brings helpful impetus from friends and your social networks
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Beauty Source
Wotnot Natural & Organic compostable Facial Wipes Unique Australian beauty wipes not only cleanse but also nourish the skin. Using the finest oils, they are kind to your skin and the environment. Each one is made using luxuriously soft biodegradable
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There are about 250 different species of flowering plants in the Rhus family that grow in subtropical and temperate regions, with a long history of use by indigenous peoples for medicinal and other uses. While many of the species have similar medicin
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Two centuries ago, romanticism was filling the minds of people everywhere. Nowadays, however, it seems like romanticism is something we don’t have time for. Why should we be romanticising anything when there are protests to go to and people to fight
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