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“I’m struggling with mum guilt in lockdown. How do I find Fun Mum again?”

Clinical psychologist Jo Lamble answers your questions. Question: I’m really struggling with my mum guilt through lockdown. In addition to the obvious culprits of not being able to spend enough time on my kids’ school work because I work full-time and plying them with junk food to keep them happy – and quiet – so […]

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5 ways having a ‘lazy day’ actually enhances your wellbeing… so go on, be lazy

Never before have we been so happy to read the news. How many of us have grown up with either implicit or explicit declarations of encouragement from well-meaning parents, teachers, friends, bosses, or celebrities that were intended to support us to strive for greatness. “Reach for the stars!” “Don’t settle for second best!” “Leave no […]

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The 4 easy-to-ignore signs of burnout that will creep up on you

Jess Jones shelved her health and wellness for the 24/7 hustle movement. But when a harmless cold hit her like a truck, the now-founder of The Burnout Club knew things had to change. Good old 2020, eh? We’ve all had our ups and our downs. Some, we’ve been through together. Others, we’ve suffered through alone. […]

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Your love horoscope for the week is here, commencing August 21st 2021

Astrologer Oscar Cainer lays out your weekly love horoscope for the week of Saturday August 21st, to Friday August 27th. Full Moons encourage us to fulfil potential and understand the true nature of the situations we find ourselves in. Blue Moons, especially when they conjunct Jupiter (as is the case this weekend) exponentially magnify these […]

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The 4 steps to embracing change (even when it sucks)

Life coach Shannah Kennedy is all about ‘going with the flow’ because change leads us to great things. So how can we embrace it without fear? The world is going through a lot of change right now, and it’s something that can make us feel incredibly unsettled and uncertain. Speaking on Body+Soul’s daily podcast Healthy-ish, […]

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Can’t stop online shopping during lockdown? Your hormones are to blame for the addiction

Body+Soul investigates why we can’t get enough of online shopping during lockdown. After eight weeks of lockdown, Sydneysiders are feeling the brunt of the Delta strain (and it’s just getting worse). With Queensland, Victoria and the Northern Territory also in lockdown and other states dealing with increased restrictions – we’ve all been spending a lot […]

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Your love horoscope for the week is here, commencing August 14th 2021

Astrologer Oscar Cainer lays out your weekly love horoscope for the week of Saturday August 14th , to Friday August 20th. An exciting astrological situation develops this week. As Venus enters Libra, communicative Mercury and the courageous Sun, are also in their home signs. This brings a window of opportunity, when our hearts and minds’ […]

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Your weekly horoscope is here, for the week of August 14th

Astrologer Oscar Cainer lays out your weekly horoscope for the week of Saturday August 14th, to Friday August 20th. We weren’t placed on this spinning ball of rock so that we could all agree. Even the most optimistic folk, who dream of achieving peace on Earth, would be bored if everyone shared exactly the same […]

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‘My Boyfriend Dumped Me Because Of My Breast Implants’

Lizzie thought Michael was ‘The One’ – but when she unveiled her new boobs, his reaction was surprising. I’ve always felt uncomfortable about my boobs. While all the other girls were developing curves at high school, I remained as flat as a board. Kids teased me at school that my lack of boobs and hips […]

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Is sleeping more than 9 hours bad for you?

Our resident sleep expert Olivia Arezzolo weighs in on if you can ever have too much sleep. We all know sleeping not enough (i.e. below 7 hours) is problematic to our physical and mental health, but what about when you sleep above the optimum (i.e. above 9 hours)? Well, i’ll save you the research and […]