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Parental Guilt – Why We Feel It and How To Overcome It

By Chrissie Davies Parental guilt. There is no doubt that mounting pressure on modern-day parents has led to an increased feeling of guilt. And it is not showing signs of slowing down any time soon. But when you understand what children need to thrive, you start to realise that the guilt …

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Level-Up Your Self-Care Regime With This At-Home Hair Treatment

By Chasca Summerville  Breathe new life into your mermaid locks with this lush Ayurdevic hair treatment. Hello home spa! It’s common for hair to dry out due to changes in season, exposure to the sun, salt or chlorinated water, hair dye, styling tools and toxic hair products, which can all cause …

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10 Easy Ways To Be A Zen Mama

By Alisha Kinna Zen is about spiritual awakening. Zen is yin and yang, nothing yet everything, beginning and end. In fact, zen means a lot of things, but the one key thing it encompasses is experiencing the present and finding peace in the basic miracle of life. However, when you’ve got …

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Feeling Stressed? Treat Yourself To A DIY Ayurvedic Facial

By Chasca Summerville Ayurveda provides a truly decadent ritual that will leave you nourished and glowing both on the inside and outside. This Ayurvedic facial is perfect if you need to destress! You may like to try this Ayurvedic facial if you’re experiencing some inflammation, a breakout, dryness, or just feel like …

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Nourish Your Goddess Bod With This Yummy Body Butter Recipe

By Chasca Summerville Ayurveda offers many beautiful self-care practices that you can follow from the comfort of your own home, using simple ingredients and tools. These practices are designed to help you slow down and nourish yourself. They are particularly potent during times of heightened emotion, stress and insomnia as they allow your …

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How to Improve Your Wellbeing and Resilience

By Dr Justine Gatt, UNSW School of Psychology Resilience is usually developed over a lifetime – but since 2020, we’ve taken a crash-course in it! We have had to deal with a new sense of normal (what even is normal anymore?!). We’ve had to learn how to work from home, how …

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5 Warning Signs of Perinatal Anxiety and Depression

By Ruby Matley Perinatal Anxiety and Depression is important, because your mental health matters. And it is a crucial element of prenatal care. For many women, pregnancy can be an emotional time. We can go through ups and downs as we enter new phases over the nine months. Worrying about the …

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5 Ways to Sleep Your Way to Better Mental Health

By Stephanie Centofanti, Psychology Academic at UniSA Online A lot of us are becoming so tired and so stressed from the pandemic [and life in general] that we’re struggling to sleep well. It’s a vicious cycle of worse stress, worse sleep, and deteriorating mental wellbeing. So WTF can we do to …