Sarah Berry

Sarah Berry

Sarah Berry is a Life & Style reporter.

Indigenous culture captures beauty on a world scale

Sarah Berry We don't know the beauty of Aboriginal culture. But we should.

Coping with anger and depression: why we think getting help is 'weak'

Chad Bennett: making a strong admission.

Sarah Berry Champion boxer Chad "Hollywood" Bennett said he grew up thinking that seeking help for anger or depression was "weak".

Exercise your way to a better body clock

Boost your body clock: Run to the rhythm.

Sarah Berry Moving gives us better rhythm in life, according to a new study.

Why do we choke under pressure? It's all about perspective

Something's got to give

Sarah Berry Understanding where our focus lies in critical moments may help us avoid choking under pressure.

Cooking with olive oil: some like it hot

Liquid gold: Searching for the good oil.

Sarah Berry Not all olive oils are created equal, which helps to explain where the myth about cooking with oil comes from.

Move lab

Paleo of fitness launches inside the gym

Run

Sarah Berry It's a survival of the fittest. And in an increasingly competitive field, gyms are looking for an edge.

Do 'gut feelings' really come from the gut?

Gut feeling: where our emotions lie?

Sarah Berry Intuitively we know our feelings are linked with our guts.

Seduced by the pseudoscience of beauty products

Face creams and other beauty products are big business but many of the claims made for them are unproven.

Sarah Berry I am a beauty addict.

Living fast and slow: find your natural pace for peak performance

Some people are born multi-taskers, but that approach doesn't work for everyone.

Sarah Berry Working at your own natural pace will be better for you in the long run - and make you more productive.

Fast fast food

Diet swap shows harm Western diet can cause

Fast food for fast changes in bodily health markers.

Sarah Berry An intriguing new study shows the effect of a fast food-filled diet. The effect, it seems, is much faster than you might think.

Banana bonus

Increased potassium intake associated with health benefits: diet survey

Bananas for potassium: Whether it plays a direct role in better health, or encourages a focus on healthy foods, the survey indicated potassium is a positive.

Sarah Berry Kale can do it. Guacamole, potato, bananas and coconuts can too.

The dangerous side of emotional intelligence

Emotional intelligence: it can be used to enhance bonds or manipulate them.

Sarah Berry People skills are positive, right?

Don't quit sugar

The truth about fruit: fructose content offset by 'incredible nutrition'

Sour view: When did the message about fruit get mixed up?

Sarah Berry Yes, fruit contains sugar – but it's still good for you.

Sugar acts as a stress reliever, study finds

Sarah Berry When we seek to relieve stress with sugar, we're onto something.

Power of Negative Emotion: psychologists believe bad feelings produce success

Frayed emotions? A new book argues

Sarah Berry Psychologists Todd Kashdan and Robert Biswas-Diener explain how negative emotions can lead to greater happiness.

Has mindfulness become the domain of the self-satisfied set?

No judgment: Seeing the present moment, clearly.

Sarah Berry A new stud has found mindfulness to be as effective at treating depression as pills.

Will five days of eating fatty foods alter your metabolism?

Fat chance: does eating fatty foods for a few days change our metabolism?

Sarah Berry Five days of eating fatty foods can alter how your body's muscle processes food, researchers find. Really?

Take action

This is what happens when one twin exercises and the other doesn't

Sarah Berry The Bupa twin ads, where you get to meet the healthier version of yourself, has its roots in reality.

Health food expert Joseph E. Pizzorno on toxins and modern diet

Takeaway: Dr Joseph E. Pizzorno says salt is a

Sarah Berry New theories propose a connection between toxin levels in our modern diet and obesity.