Anxiety

Big bodies can also bend it

Sarah Harry Curvy Yoga Teacher.

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.

A workout for your mind

I've beaten yesterday's time!

Paula Goodyer Why exercise is a smart move for your mind, not just your body.

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Pulse

Yoga: why men don't get it

Yoga Man.

Despite its benefits, the poses and the chanting can be too much of a stretch for some males.

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Daily diet mistakes

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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...

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Sexercise

Sex as exercise

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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.

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Can calm come in a can?

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?

Can you find calm in a can?

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Paula Goodyer After a tsunami of energy drinks, could relaxation drinks be the next wave?

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Two things

Want to shape up for the new year? Here's how and why

Exercising

Nanci Hellmich Need more motivation than looking and feeling better? Here it is.

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The biggest fitness lessons of 2013

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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...

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Meditation

Is meditation the perfect antidote to our tech-filled lives?

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

The inner body workout

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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.

Hypnotherapy and weight-loss

Training your mind to lose weight

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Cassy Small Hypnotherapy can unlock the potential of the mind to promote and sustain weight loss, according to a new book.

Addicted to a cure

Paula Goodyer Blind Drunk is a new book about an

Blind drunk

Living with someone else's addiction

Drinking wine.

Paula Goodyer How do you cope when someone you love has a problem with alcohol?

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Eating disorders

Better? Yes, but the pain remains

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Libby McShane There's more to recovering from anorexia than just putting on some weight, writes *Libby McShane.

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Midlife eating disorders - a hidden problem

Female body

Paula Goodyer You don't have to be young and female to have an eating disorder

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Chew on this

Midlife eating disorders - a hidden problem

Paula Goodyer You don't have to be young and female to have an eating disorder

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What's keeping you up?

Insomnia, clock.

Paula Goodyer For some people falling asleep is no problem - the real challenge is staying asleep

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Breeds for speed

dogs

Lissa Christopher Some pooches love to run, while others just like to cruise.

Food fads

Friends or foes?

Oil, eggs, salt and caffeine. Are they good for us?

Siobhan Moylan Coffee, eggs, salt, oil. One week they are good for you, the next they're not. So what's the real deal?

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