Category: Wellness

18 Empowering Songs About Body Positivity, Body Image, Confidence and Self-Love

18 Empowering Songs About Body Positivity, Body Image, Confidence and Self-Love

In a society that seems to promote and reward external beauty, physical attractiveness and heterosexuality above all else, it’s inevitable that some people, and particularly young people, will feel the pressure to keep up with or maintain appearances and some will suffer from anxiety, depression, low self-esteem and body confidence issues. So we’ve curated this...

7 Mindful Living Apps That Monitor Social Media Usage And Help To Break Digital Addiction

7 Mindful Living Apps That Monitor Social Media Usage And Help To Break Digital Addiction

When you wake up in the morning, what’s the first thing you do? Check your phone for social media updates, emails, and more? What about all throughout the day? Do you notice yourself constantly checking out your smartphone? And before you sleep, have you noticed yourself still checking your phone? For many people, phone addiction...

The Rise of Naturopathy In The Modern World: Beneficial or Bullsh*t?

The Rise of Naturopathy In The Modern World: Beneficial or Bullsh*t?

Writer’s note: This is an opinion piece based on experience and research, I am not a medical professional nor a naturopath.  I’ve always been a natural pessimist, maybe because I’m British, but probably because I question everything. When I first moved to Australia a few years ago, I didn’t even understand the word naturopath, until...

Why I Can’t Sit Down And Read A Book Anymore

Why I Can’t Sit Down And Read A Book Anymore

I used to read so much my eyes would hurt. Quite literally, I was given +1 reading glasses as a kid, not because I had a sight impairment, but because I would read so much my eyes would become strained. I’d take a book with me everywhere, I’d be the first in the door on...

From Sustainable Clothing to Medicinal Use, Marijuana is One Seriously Dope Plant

From Sustainable Clothing to Medicinal Use, Marijuana is One Seriously Dope Plant

Sydney, Australia: Hemp, marijuana, cannabis, hash, weed, pot, skunk, Mary Jane, grass, joint…whatever you want to call it, it’s a name variation from the same species – the cannabis plant ‘cannabis sativa’. Cannabis contains multiple active components which react with receptors in the brain, most commonly known is tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) which is the chemical that causes...

It’s Time to Stop the Glorification of Busy

It’s Time to Stop the Glorification of Busy

I am so busy right now. I’ve actually been so busy that I am only now getting around to finishing off this article I started writing a month ago. I’m the busiest. I bet you’re pretty busy too. How many times in the last month have you complained about how full your schedule is? I...

Improve Your Mental Health With These 5 Ecotherapy Activities

Improve Your Mental Health With These 5 Ecotherapy Activities

Ecotherapy is pretty much what it sounds like. It consists of exercises, both mental and physical, that are designed to incorporate nature. The end goal is to improve your mental health, just like regular therapy. The benefits of being in the natural environment, even when you have limited contact with it, are summed up easily...