Category: Lifestyle

The Link Between Art and Wellness

Isabella Ross Particularly brilliant for creative-minded people, the act of producing and creating art is really beneficial for the soul. Studies have actually shown that there is a strong link between making art and the benefit it can have on your mindset. According to Harvard Health Publishing, a product of Harvard Medical School, there is a significant amount of scientific and psychological research suggesting the link between art and wellness. “The beneficial effects of creating aren’t dependent on a person’s skill or talents,” is noted by Harvard, highlighting that it is the process not the product. Whether it is...

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Support Charity and Receive Free Entry: Kids World Playland

A great way to start the summer holidays, Kids World Playland Macquarie Centre is offering free entry to kids on December 15th. All you need to do is bring a can of food (minimum 400g) in support of Foodbank NSW and you will receive free entry into the Playland centre! (One can per child, adult entry is free). According to Foodbank NSW, charities across the state have reported a 47% increase in demand for food relief since the pandemic. This year, 38% of food insecure residents in NSW and ACT are accessing food relief at least once a week,...

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Explore the Chatswood Mall Market this Month

Eliza Cusack The Chatswood Mall market has recently expanded from Thursdays and Fridays to include Saturday’s too. Operating from 9am-9pm, the lively and bustling market is held on Victoria Street outside of the entrance to Westfield. The market hosts a wide variety of different store holders, from jewellery, to fresh produce and tasty treats from all around the world. In addition to the amazing food stalls, there are also regular musical performances and entertainers, making it a great family outing for the upcoming summer. Our favourites stalls of the moment Tall Grass Cane Juice If you are looking to...

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Jojoba: The Magic Skincare Ingredient

WHAT EXACTLY IS JOJOBA? Pronounced ‘ho-ho-ba’, Jojoba oil is extracted from the fruit of the Jojoba tree, Simmondsia Chinensis, a hearty evergreen. Jojoba oil contains many essential fatty acids, powerful antioxidants and vitamins. It’s naturally rich in Vitamins A, D and E, and works to regenerate skin cells. It also contains fatty acids Omega 6 and 9 which are antiviral and work to repair damaged skin cells – something we are all in need of to ensure our skin looks reenergised. Interestingly, Jojoba oil is actually a liquid wax which is why it is lighter and less greasy than other...

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Create your own Outdoor Cinema

Isabella Ross With daylight savings officially here, along with the breezy, warm nights of summer, now is the perfect time to start designing your very own outdoor cinema. A great idea for families trying to save some money but still impress the kids, or for a romantic treat for your significant other, an outdoor cinema will delight all. With simple steps and a relatively affordable budget, this project is definitely worth the consideration, time and money. The Snack Bar: There is no doubt that a cinematic experience without the snacks is just not up to scratch. Whether it is...

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