Category: Wellbeing

Benefits of Pet-Friendly Rentals

Isabella Ross Us Aussies love our furry friends. With our country having one of the largest pet populations globally, there is no wonder that many renters seek pet-friendly rentals. Here to break down the benefits that landlords can obtain by promoting their rentals as pet-friendly is Nadia Crighton from Pet Insurance Australia. “It just makes good economic sense that landlords and property investors consider allowing their properties to become pet-friendly. Sadly many pet parents feel forced to lie about their pets to gain access to rental accommodation. Landlords and investment owners should not be afraid to ask what type...

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A Guide to Meditation

Isabella Ross In our chaotic lives, it is important to re-centre and find restorative balance. Not an easy feat for all, there are lots of ways to find relaxation and peace of mind. Meditation is one of the best ways to find balance, known for its calming qualities. According to The Good Body, across the world between 200 and 500 million people meditate. Even though meditation’s origins lie in the religion of Buddhism, secular mindfulness meditation is now more commonly practiced. So to help you relax and let go of any tension or stress, here is our guide on...

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Biggest Wellbeing Trends in 2019

Barre Classes: Barre-based exercise uses a combination of postures inspired by the ballet beam that consist of small, isometric movements. Unlike a ballet dance class, anyone can take part in barre says local trainer Anja Lineen. “With each isometric movement, you target the tiny muscles that often get ignored if you are sticking to single-plane movements or standard cardio. These exercises improve posture, increase flexibility, have a very low injury risk and almost no barrier to entry meaning anyone from any background can do them.” Saunas: There’s nothing quite like a sauna to help you sweat in the cooler...

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Feel Fit and Fabulous with Tiffiny Hall

Isabella Ross When it comes to the latest and greatest fitness fads whirring around social media, it can be a challenge deciding on the right routine. Taking expert advice from trained professionals is always the way to go. In comes Tiffiny Hall, previous Biggest Loser trainer and founder of health and fitness program TIFFXO. And lucky for our readers, she has a new workout on the market! It’s not just the quickest way to get beautifully toned, it finally destroys the myth that strength training and lifting weights will make you bulky. Perfect for people on the move who...

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Walk your way to a healthier heart

Tina Wu The health “burden” of inactivity is a recurring issue in Australia and certainly not a surprising one. According to the Department of Health, adults spend an average of 39 hours per week in sedentary activity, with almost 10 hours just at work. However, a new study from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) has found that nine in 10 Australian adults could reduce their risk of heart disease by walking as little as 15 minutes more each day. By increasing the amount of moderate activity every day, such as brisk walking, the risk of potential...

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