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.
Ephemerality • n 1 the condition of being transitory, existing only briefly
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It's in the doing • Being present is something we’re all constantly working on whether that be through meditation, breath work or daily rituals. Anyone who practises mindfulness knows it’s a journey, not a destination. So we’re wondering, do you have a story about your mindfulness journey?
Recent medical findings for a healthier body
Interesting slices of life
All the latest in environmental issues
Resveratrol • Resveratrol is a substance naturally found in plants that has a variety of health benefits when taken as a supplement by humans.
Apple-cider vinegar • The use of vinegars generally, and apple-cider vinegar in particular, as a condiment and food ingredient spans thousands of years across many cultures. Today we use it for everything from blood sugar and weight control to cholesterol management.
Self-love • n 1 the act of prioritising one’s own wellbeing, worth and happiness
Drawing back to wellness • Art therapy can heal emotional issues and help guide you towards a gentle yet powerful healing. Here, we take a look at the research that now supports it.
Tayla Harris • Spend 10 minutes with our Paradigm Shifters, the people who are shaping the ideas that will take us into the future. Meet Tayla Harris, an AFLWomen’s footballer, professional boxer, speaker and activist who is using her growing platform to change the conversation around violence against women.
Don’t should yourself in the foot • Neurolinguistic programming and sympathetic self-talk help to create a compassionate dialogue with yourself and others. Discover how swapping out “should” for “want” changes your life for the better.
The dos and don’ts of should
Being bad • When used in the right context and manner, some behaviours deemed taboo by society can actually be good for you. Here’s why you should unleash your inner rebel more often.
Love me do • Loving yourself can have a negative connotation, but in fact love of the self is the basis of all other loving and living a good life.
Meditating minds • Meditation is often touted as a recipe for a good life, and the evidence from millennia of practice and recent scientific analysis suggests that it does have real and positive effects on your body and mind.
Cooking with ancient grains • Ancient grains are nutrient-dense, high in fibre and linked to health benefits like decreased cholesterol and lower risk of stroke. Discover some of our favourite ancient grains like farro, spelt, millet, bulgar and teff and how to prepare and cook them.
From the WellBeing team
4 wellness tips to fuel your morning • To kick off our new WellBeing TV series, nutritionist, naturopath and chiropractor Damian Kristof shares his top tips for improving your health, which includes a delicious hot chocolate from Pana Organic.
Yoga for uncertainty • Learning to relax in the midst of chaos and to stay steady in moments of uncertainty is the path to true awakening.
Womxn • n 1 alternative to woman/women; used to reclaim the identity of womanhood as intersectional and not defined in relation to men.
Changing hearts and...