Sarah Berry

Sarah Berry

Sarah Berry is a Life & Style reporter.

Duality: Liz Obert's art explores the public and private faces of depression

Sarah Berry The image we present to the world and the reality of our lives are often at odds.

Health boost

Superfoods: A daily bowl of quinoa to live longer?

The new apple? Quinoa.

Sarah Berry An apple a day is so passe.

Open letter

Angelina Jolie reveals she has had her ovaries removed after cancer scare

Feeling at ease: Angelina Jolie.

Sarah Berry Two years ago, Angelina Jolie shared the story of her preventative double mastectomy. Now she has written a second story sharing her decision to also remove her ovaries and fallopian tubes.

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Food fashion

The high-protein diet myth

High-fat, high-protein diets are all the rage, but they are not a panacea for all ills.

Sarah Berry High fat, high protein diets are popular, but are they the antidote we've been looking for?

Short and sweet

Matthew Toren's 24-minute morning routine to kickstart a successful day

A brush away from success? This 24-minute routine might help.

Sarah Berry Six short steps can kickstart your day in the right direction.

Chickpea smoothie?

Making a meal out of smoothies: just add grains and beans

Smoothie operator: Kicking off your day with protein can help keep off the pounds.

Sarah Berry A quinoa smoothie or a chickpea smoothie sounds nutritious, but how does it taste?

Ultimate challenge

Nike's 'Just do it' slogan inspired by death row prisoner's last words

Sarah Berry It has been described as arguably the best tagline of the 20th century. It is certainly one of the most recognised. But, Nike's fitspo 'Just do it' line has its dark roots on death row.

Sensitive subject

Belle Gibson and The Whole Pantry app: lessons from a liar

The whole picture is yet to emerge: Belle Gibson of <i>The Whole Pantry</i>.

Sarah Berry She won fame and was on her way to fortune when her triumph over adversity became questionable.

Witching hours

The drama triangle: how to break the cycle of toxic relationships

Sarah Berry The Empowerment Triangle offers antidotes to toxic relationship roles.

Ticked-off techies

Christy Turlington Burns' role at Apple Watch launch alongside Tim Cook ticks off techies

Apple CEO Tim Cook has two accessories:  Model Christy Turlington Burns and the new Apple Watch.

Sarah Berry Apple used a supermodel to launch their latest model of the Apple Watch on Monday.

Bliss molecule

The feel-good gene: those with naturally high levels of anandamide less anxious and fearful

Blissed out? It might be in your genes.

Sarah Berry The general belief is that stress or circumstances cause anxiety. But, this might not necessarily be the case.

Perfect match

Why is Shane Warne on Tinder?

Not afraid of a selfie: Shane Warne.

Sarah Berry Shane Warne hardly struggles for a date. But, that hasn’t stopped the notorious naughty boy bowler from trying on Tinder for size.

Weird walking tips

Sarah Berry Walk backwards down hills or tape up our toes Geisha-style?

The nocebo effect

The nocebo effect: can our thoughts kill us?

Mind over matter: what we believe can have an effect on our bodies.

Sarah Berry The flipside of the placebo effect, the nocebo effect is where we experience negative symptoms because we expect them.

Get excited

The two exercises that will dramatically reduce your stress

Sarah Berry When stress becomes overwhelming and there’s not enough time in the day to do it all, two exercises can transform the way you feel.


Flexercise: do real runners take walking breaks?

Run your own way: flogging it may not get you there faster.

Sarah Berry I can't call myself a real runner, can I?

Soluble solution

The one food that can help you lose weight

Nuts: a good source of fibre.

Sarah Berry We know that one size doesn't fit all when it comes to diet or exercise. But, is there just one change we could all make if we want to lose weight?

Sleep schedule

Uberman: How Matt Mullenweg built a billion-dollar business sleeping six times a day

Nap time: the Uberman schedule is not for the faint-hearted.

Sarah Berry At his most productive Matt Mullenweg slept six times a day.

Top 10 mainstream diet myths debunked

Portion control.

Sarah Berry "Dietary advice does not merely need a review; it should not have been introduced."

Constant craving

Do your food cravings give clues about your health?

Having a sweet tooth doesn't necessarily mean you lack nutrients.

Sarah Berry Do you crave chocolate because your body needs more magnesium? Is your sweet-tooth just your body’s way of crying out for chromium?