Thea O'Connor 'When I tell people I'm a yoga instructor, they usually look at me in a funny way, like I'm joking,'' says Sarah Harry, of Ashwood, Melbourne.
Paula Goodyer It's not just post-natal depression that's hard on mothers - it's also the guilt that goes with it.
Paula Goodyer We're used to the idea of getting a shot of energy from a drink spiked with caffeine - but how about a dose of tranquillity in a drink with a hit of calming chamomile?
Paula Goodyer After a tsunami of energy drinks, could relaxation drinks be the next wave?
Nanci Hellmich Need more motivation than looking and feeling better? Here it is.
Gretchen Reynolds This year, exercise science expanded and fine-tuned our understanding of how physical activity affects our brains, joints, hearts and even genes, beginning before birth and continuing throughout our...
Peter Munro The rage would come without warning. He once punched through the bathroom wall after failing to fit a tie around his neck, so muscled had it become.
Nisha Lilia Diu As a major study finds meditation can be as effective as antidepressants in relieving anxiety, Nisha Lilia Diu takes part in a mindfulness class.
New year, new you
Michaela Fox Almost everyone starts a new year with plans to exercise more - getting fit is a perennial resolution. But it's not just squats and sweat that deliver results.
Paula Goodyer Why exercise is a smart move for your mind, not just your body.
Sarah Berry For Jane Fonda, fitness is not just physical.
Despite its benefits, the poses and the chanting can be too much of a stretch for some males.
Chew on this
Paula Goodyer Yes, we eat too much sugar - but it's not the only reason we get sick and fat.
Susie Burrell It often comes as a surprise to clients that it is not the one-off treats or restaurant or fast-food meals that send our diets off the rails, rather it is the poor dietary habits that become so...
Sarah Berry Sex may be the more exciting exercise equivalent to pounding the pavement. And, when it comes to sex, we hardly need the extra motivation of exercise.
Alexandra Bathman Wearing a faded T-shirt, dusty trousers and yellow Hard Yakka boots, it's unlikely anybody would ever pick Ryan as a recovered anorexic.
Dreaming wistfully of a good night’s rest? You’re not alone: insomnia has reached epidemic proportions. Hannah Betts delves into those dark hours when sleep slips out of reach.
Jasper Copping If your pet puts on weight, you might assume it is simply the result of having an animal with a voracious appetite, perhaps combined with being an indulgent owner.
Paula Goodyer Should you take a daily multivitamin pill? There's no easy answer to this, partly because results of research into multivitamin pros and cons are so conflicting, and partly because it depends on who...
Waste of money?
Paula Goodyer Are multivitamins a way to plug nutritional gaps - or a waste of money?