Category: Lifestyle

The Best Picnic Spots in Sydney

Eliza Cusack With hot summer nights quickly approaching, a picnic with friends and a view is the perfect way to unwind. Sydney boasts some of the most beautiful picnic spot locations for your next weekend catch-up. Wendy’s Secret Garden You will find the perfect romantic picnic spot at Wendy’s Secret Garden in Lavender Bay. The story behind the gardens is beautiful and goes back to when Wendy and her renowned artist husband Brett Whitely lived in Lavender bay from 1970-1990. After her husband’s death in 1992, Wendy was grief stricken and began to clean up the mess of rubbish...

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The Pandemic-friendly Spin Class

Eliza Cusack A new Sydney-based online fitness platform Revelwell was created as a direct response to the COVID-19 lockdown restrictions. With the restrictions on the number of people going to the gym during the pandemic, Revelwell was created as an online spin class that can be taken in the comfort of your own home. Lead instructor Eve Smith is a certified spin instructor and also creates the amazing playlists that accompany the classes. Eve was formally an international DJ who played for famous names such as Cateir and Vogue and was previously the music director for Hong Kong fashion...

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Choosing the Right Toothpaste

Dr Ian Sweeney Choosing the right toothpaste can be an overwhelming decision. Surrounded by all of the marketing hype and plethora of options it is no wonder dentists are often asked, “which toothpaste should I use?” Well, let’s break it down. Firstly, why do we use toothpastes? We use toothpastes to help clean teeth and gums, strengthen teeth, reduce plaque and bacteria, reduce bad breath, reduce sensitivity and whiten teeth. Not every toothpaste will do all of these things, so then the decisions begin. Generally speaking, all toothpastes will clean teeth. They all contain some form of detergent or...

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Nature’s Healing Gifts

Kerrie Erwin I have always had a love and appreciation of nature, growing up on the south coast of Australia by the sea, as its benefits are so rewarding. The most beautiful things in life are free and there is nothing like the change in seasons. How often do we forget to watch a beautiful sunrise or sunset, a clear sky, clouds with different shapes or the simple act of listening to the wind in the trees? Once you have experienced the recognition of nature’s beauty, there is nothing so healing and precious in the world as it is...

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Power of Positivity: Simple Tricks

Tayla Foster The powers of positive living is a concept that appears far-fetched to a person down on their luck. The very idea of positive living appears too far out of reach with a hopeless sense of never knowing where to begin, or the crowd favourite, “I’ll start tomorrow.” Start living a life filled with energy that will excite you to wake up and live your best life day in, day out. 8 Hours: As we grow older, the concept of sleeping for a total of 8 hours fades out further and further away until all it becomes is...

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