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  • Health and Wellbeing 01 May 2019 by Krystal Barter
    We often try to pack a lot into our day; we race around, ticking things off our to-do list so we can rest easy and relax at night. But what if we took a moment for being, rather than doing? Does it pay to slow down and focus on the present moment? The benefits of simply […]
  • Health and Wellbeing 07 Mar 2019 by Krystal Barter
    For a lot of people, searching for the perfect bra post-mastectomy can be a challenge. We wanted to help streamline your research into the intricate world of post-mastectomy bra’s because let’s face it – one size does definitely not fit all. Here are 6 of our favourite bra’s that are post-mastectomy friendly! Amoena: Sarah Front […]
  • Health and Wellbeing 06 Mar 2019 by Krystal Barter
    Friendships aren’t just about having people to share experiences with. As psychologist Caroline Anderson explains, friendships are crucial to not only our mental, emotional and overall health, but fulfil an innate human need, too. Learn why we crave close-knit friends, how to have micro-moments of connection with friends and strangers alike, and steps you can […]
  • Health and Wellbeing 06 Feb 2019 by Krystal Barter
    Hormones can be a complex area of women’s health, but certain changes to your vagina and vulva can give you some insight. So, what are the clues that these body parts are giving you, and what mysteries can they explain? Your cycle and your cervix If you’re a woman who has periods and are not […]
  • Health and Wellbeing 06 Feb 2019 by Krystal Barter
    Your hormones can have a big impact on your overall health, so it’s helpful to know a bit more about them. Get to know your hormones with these nine facts (and one myth) from our recent Women’s Health Week quiz: 1. Your hormone levels affect more than your reproductive health and fertility. Hormones are chemical messengers. […]
  • Health and Wellbeing 06 Feb 2019 by Krystal Barter
    Complex health conditions have many layers. Often the focus is on the diagnosis and treatment of a person’s physical symptoms, but many complex conditions can also impact mental and emotional wellbeing. Chronic conditions, pain conditions and some hormonal conditions fall under this category; they can not only affect your quality of life physically, but they […]
  • Health and Wellbeing 06 Feb 2019 by Krystal Barter
    Any time we move our bodies, we are being physically active, whether it’s walking to the tram stop, walking up a flight of stairs, or racing around after the kids in the morning rush. So take heart that you’re already being physically active. However we do know that sometimes it can feel like there aren’t […]
  • Health and Wellbeing 06 Feb 2019 by Krystal Barter
    When you think about our busy modern lives, it’s no wonder so many of us have issues with sleep and fatigue – our quality of sleep is under threat by longer working hours, more screen time and pressing day-to-day worries that can keep us up at night. Low iron levels (particularly in women with heavy […]
  • Health and Wellbeing 06 Feb 2019 by Krystal Barter
    Every now and then it’s important to take your foot off the pedal, take stock of your achievements – or even your progress towards them – and reward yourself. Go on! Give yourself a treat. Go to the beach, see that movie, get that pedicure. Whoever thought that rewarding yourself could be good for you? […]
  • Health and Wellbeing 06 Feb 2019 by Krystal Barter
    If you have pain in the area below your belly button and above your legs, this is known as pelvic pain. A lot goes on in the pelvic area; it’s home to your bowel, bladder, ovaries, uterus (womb) and more. That’s why when you have pelvic pain, it’s important to know the differences between the […]
  • Health and Wellbeing 18 Dec 2018 by Krystal Barter
    Many of us have tried unsuccessfully to change a habit. Have you ever set a new year’s resolution that, a week later, was all but a memory? Is there something you do (or don’t do) that you would like to change right now, but don’t know how to make it happen? Breaking unhelpful habits – […]
  • Health and Wellbeing 18 Dec 2018 by Krystal Barter
    We’ve all done it – made New Year’s resolutions that only last a day. Or, if you’re especially dedicated, a week after 1 January. We might set them with the best of intentions, but more often than not, the promises we make to ourselves fall by the wayside. And we wind up where we started, […]

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