WellBeing is the World’s leading journal of natural health and living. A refreshingly intelligent reading experience, WellBeing offers inspiration for a way of life that is authentic and soulful. Reportage reviews the latest developments (or revived ancient practices) in natural living, and in-depth articles both challenge and inspire pragmatic action in the real-world balance of work, life, family and community. WellBeing reaches an increasingly sophisticated audience of citizens of the global village.
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It's in the doing
Recent medical findings for a healthier body
Interesting slices of life
All the latest in environmental issues
Krill oil • Krill are tiny shrimp-like crustaceans (Euphausia superba) that live in the cold Antarctic oceans. They are a major food source for whales and krill oil is loaded with healing nutrients.
Pineapple (Ananas comosus) • Deliciously sweet, pineapple also contains a compound called bromelain, which has powerful anti-inflammatory effects.
Wearable widgets • We put the latest tech to the test and adorn ourselves with a Muse meditation headband, Oura sleep ring and Samsung’s Galaxy active watch.
Learning for life • We sit down with John Ogilvie, owner and founder of Byron Yoga Centre based in Byron Bay, NSW, and find out the most important lessons he’s learned from yoga.
WellBeing gives space to the creative souls in our community
Trending skincare oils • Discover your fountain of youth as we take a look at the latest oily offerings to hit the beauty aisle: açai berry oil, argan oil, baobab oil, hemp seed oil, sea buckthorn oil and more.
Root-to-stem cooking • We take a look at the social and health benefits of using the whole plant — root, leaves, skin, stems and flowers — when you’re cooking up a storm in the kitchen.
Insect-friendly gardens • The fate of Earth’s tiny creatures is tied to our own and should concern us all. Here’s what we can do at home to help insects on the decline due to man-made forces including pesticides, habitat destruction, climate change and more.
A good dose of salts • You’ve probably heard a lot of negative talk about salt, and it’s true that too much dietary salt isn’t healthy. However, this humble and ubiquitous mineral has many beneficial effects when used appropriately.
The healing power of the ocean • Oceans produce half of the world’s oxygen and absorb one-third of human-caused carbon dioxide emissions. Who doesn’t love a stroll on the beach or a swim in the waves? Being near the ocean provides a bounty of physical and psychological health benefits that you may not be aware of.
A rebel with a cause • Would you dare to surf a 50-foot wave in the dark? To everyone’s astonishment, blind Brazilian surfer Derek Rabelo has done so many times. Seeing potential rather than problems, life coach and motivational speaker Rabelo inspires others to eliminate excuses and go for goals.
Mindful chatterbox • Parenthood is a wild ride filled with heart-warming moments, challenge, anxiety and uncertainty. We look at some positive ways to calm the chaos when it all becomes too much.
Yoga for travellers • Many yogis are wanderers, often looking to deepen their experiences of the world and expose themselves to different cultures and ideas. Whether exploring in your home country or overseas, packing a yogic mindset (and a compact travel mat) are valuable tools to equip you for the nomadic journey ahead.
10 ways to practise self-care • We take care of our physical bodies without even thinking, but we’re not always so good at taking the same care with our minds. Developing and maintaining a self-care practice can take time and effort, but it is just as important for your emotional...