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My day on a plate: Astrid Rot

My day on a plate: Astrid Rot

Circus Oz Rock Bang performer, Astrid Rot shares their day on a plate.

  • by Compiled by Nicole Economos

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Could 'clean sleeping' make you feel more rested?
Wellbeing

Could 'clean sleeping' make you feel more rested?

Clean sleeping’s most famous devotee is Gwyneth Paltrow, who believes it is even more important to health and wellbeing than diet.

  • by Rashida Tayabali
'My doctor called and told me I might be having a heart attack'
Good Weekend

'My doctor called and told me I might be having a heart attack'

A 20-something writer is convinced the end is near. Only one question remains: does he tell his loved ones by text or Instagram?

  • by Evan Williams
Beyond hygge: Pull up a banana lounge and settle in
Good Weekend

Beyond hygge: Pull up a banana lounge and settle in

Seeking new ways to soothe jangled nerves? Why not give Daryl-ing a go?

  • by Amelia Lester
Your poo is (mostly) alive. Here's what's in it
Gut health

Your poo is (mostly) alive. Here's what's in it

If you’ve ever thought your poo is just a bunch of dead cells, think again.

  • by Vincent Ho
How women can protect brain health to cut dementia risk
Health

How women can protect brain health to cut dementia risk

We know cholesterol levels affect our heart health, but new research indicates they are just as important for our brain health.

  • by Sarah Berry
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Gender-free birth certificates are clumsy, there's a better way
Opinion
Gender

Gender-free birth certificates are clumsy, there's a better way

We all have the same right to a sense of belonging, and to embrace and express who we are.

  • by Wendy Tuohy
How to reach out to a friend with social anxiety
Mental health

How to reach out to a friend with social anxiety

'It probably isn't that they don't want to see you – they probably do – but it's the fear that stops them.'

  • by Mary Ward
Dry skin on holidays in Bali? Consider a 'beer spa' (or not)
Wellbeing

Dry skin on holidays in Bali? Consider a 'beer spa' (or not)

What it is like to bathe in Bintang.

  • by Sangeeta Kocharekar
Why we may be gambling our guts on probiotics
Illness

Why we may be gambling our guts on probiotics

Probiotic supplements have also been found to be contaminated with organisms that are not supposed to be there.

  • by Aaron E Carroll
More than half of 14, 15-year-old girls afraid of gaining weight
Body image

More than half of 14, 15-year-old girls afraid of gaining weight

Girls are more concerned about their weight than boys.

  • by Wendy Tuohy