Women's Health Australia7 min. leídosMedical
Sleep Tight, Every Night
Scroll Instagram and you’ll likely spot a meme about sleep. There’s the one about early nights: once a childhood punishment, now an adult goal (#truestory). Or the one about alarms being redundant because your problems will wake you up right on time.
Women's Health Australia9 min. leídosCooking, Food & Wine
Welcome To The No-waste Vegan Kitchen
As far as trends go, it doesn’t get much bigger than the zero waste movement. Around the world, planet-loving foodies are looking for recipes that don’t just taste great, but that make the most of every ingredient. Combine that with the meteoric rise
Women's Health Australia6 min. leídosPsychology
DOES THIS MAKE YOUR Brain Tingle?
What may be the internet’s most boring video is playing on my laptop. A blonde woman in immaculate make-up and black-rimmed glasses is tapping her fingers on a table. Hang on, now she’s scratching them over a towel before folding it. In a moment, she
Women's Health Australia1 min. leídosPsychology
Health
QUICK CHECK: Rub the spot where your jaw meets your ears while opening and closing your mouth a few times. Do you feel stiff back there or hear a clicking sound? That might be due to bruxism – the clenching or grinding of teeth, causing pain there an
Women's Health Australia1 min. leídos
Beauty
Turns out, while it’s cool to be kind, it’s also hot. New research has found that “givers” – aka people who are generous – are likelier to be rated as more physically attractive by others. Nice! SOURCE: INDIANA UNIVERSITY We’re all for dreamy make-up
Women's Health Australia1 min. leídosMedical
Nutrition
How’s this for an easy win? New research in the journal Food Science & Nutrition has found that adding a serve of mushrooms (84g) to your daily diet can increase your intake of common “shortfall” nutrients, such as vitamin D and fibre, with a negligi
Women's Health Australia2 min. leídos
The Power Of Vulnerability
As the old saying goes, anything worth having in life lies just outside your comfort zone. And on a recent bucket-list trip to the Northern Territory, I yet again found one of Instagram’s most popular mantras to be utterly true. For any endurance lov
Women's Health Australia3 min. leídosDiet & Nutrition
The Fibre Swap Shop
Your fibre gain: 4g per 125g Tasty, loaded with antioxidants and excellent in smoothies. Sure, it’s not the sexiest nutrient. But fibre’s rep (all gas, no glam) isn’t fair. Not only is it dynamite when it comes to keeping your digestive system runnin
Women's Health Australia4 min. leídos
Upgrade Your New Work World
Last year’s scramble to set up remote working in our banana bread-stained trackies has now stretched to more than a year. In that time, many companies have evolved to permanent WFA (work from anywhere) or a combination of on-site and remote working w
Women's Health Australia1 min. leídos
Exaggeration Station
Embellishment efforts rival a Real Housewife’s wardrobe? Exaggeration is an easy trap to fall into, but if you find yourself going OTT on the regs, ask why. “What are you worried will or won’t happen if you don’t exaggerate something?” says Lysn psyc
Women's Health Australia5 min. leídosPsychology
The Dark Side Of Positivity
Right, so it’s been a rough day. Rougher than most. And although you’ve been trying to spend less time on your phone, you reach for it and start scrolling, scrolling, scrolling on social media. It’s a welcome escape at first, but your feed soon start
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Women's Health Australia2 min. leídosDiet & Nutrition
Are Fermented Foods REALLY WORTH The Hype?
If you thought the wellness world would swiftly get over ’kraut and kombucha, you’re very much mistaken. In fact, global sales of fermented foods are expected to reach a whopping $57.8 billion by 2023, according to Persistence Market Research. Ready
Women's Health Australia3 min. leídosDiet & Nutrition
Ask Women’s Health
Answer The I-woke-up-like-this power of perma-falsies is pretty irresistible. But, despite opening your eyes to a life without sticky mascara and an extra five minutes in bed, lash extensions have not received exclusively positive PR. Overloading you
Women's Health Australia1 min. leídosPsychology
Make It Right
“The first step is to admit you lied, closely followed by an apology. This shows that you feel remorse over the dishonesty, while the apology is an acknowledgement that your actions or statements have negatively affected the other person.” “Next, pro
Women's Health Australia7 min. leídos
Score In 5 Minutes A Hot 10 Minutes Core Or 15 Minutes
Want to know how you fare? Trainer Melissa Weldon suggests this simple test... ◆ Lie down on the floor with your legs bent. Then, tilt your hips slightly so your lower back is closer to the floor and there’s minimal arch. That’s it. ◆ Now, can you dr
Women's Health Australia1 min. leídosWellness
Rest Assured
Permission to book your next break. Lederle suggests taking a five-day trip locally with the goal of tuning into your natural waking and sleeping hours. Go to sleep when you feel tired and rise when you’re ready. By day five, you should know what you
Women's Health Australia4 min. leídosPsychology
Score a Dose of Vitamin N
Most of us spend our days connected to laptops, phones and multiple other screens with barely a second thought. And while we might sit in the park after a long day at the desk, or smash out an early-morning run, it’s easy to forget how beneficial tim
Women's Health Australia1 min. leídos
On Our Radar
Aka, an Insta gallery of unrelated photos that celebrate small, everyday moments of beauty and joy – think leaves on the ground, your neighbour’s cute pup and a coffee ring on the book you just finished. Consider it an antidote to the shiny and curat
Women's Health Australia3 min. leídos
In Sweat We Sync
The Brisbane Lions women’s team has been tracking their menstrual cycles to help optimise training and recovery since the inception of the AFLW three years ago. In case you were wondering, they also won the AFLW premiership this year. When they first
Women's Health Australia1 min. leídos
Fitness
Like Vegemite, hot yoga splits opinions. But it may be worth getting your sweat on. A study presented at an American Heart Association summit found the practice could help lower blood pressure to healthy levels. People with hypertension, not on medic
Women's Health Australia2 min. leídosBiology
Find Your (mask) Match
The words “face mask” may conjure pandemic-related images, but they’re not the only coverings to have boomed lately. Beyond the valid #selfcare win, beauty face masks offer a targeted approach – no matter your skin type – and really step up when the
Women's Health Australia5 min. leídosCooking, Food & Wine
Goal-crushing FEEDS
This caramelised roasted cauliflower gets a health upgrade with antioxidant-rich turmeric (p126). Drool. “Unfilled wraps freeze really well. Simply defrost the wrap in the microwave for 30-45 seconds before using it, then wrap it tightly with cling w
Women's Health Australia3 min. leídos
Brows That wow
Everyone remembers the moment they went too far with their brows. For me, it was when I let my aunt pluck mine for the first time at the age of 12. She transformed my naturally caterpillar-thick arches into two thin lines that were trendy at the time
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Jess In 60 Seconds
WHEN DO YOU RELAX? “I let loose when I’m with my family and I can be myself, completely unguarded.” WHAT MUSIC DO YOU LOVE? “I’m a lover of hip hop and RnB and rap. But I love heavy metal, too. On the shoot, I danced to a lot of Rihanna and Beyoncé,
Women's Health Australia1 min. leídosDiet & Nutrition
Fermented Friends
Cultured dairy products have been shown to contain more live microbes than other fermented foods. Made from fermented soy beans, tempeh is rich in protein and fibre, plus it’s a source of calcium and iron. Win! Consider fermented veg a good gateway –
Women's Health Australia6 min. leídos
STrOnGer WiSeR FITTER
Jessica Gomes is full of energy. Even after a full five hours of non-stop posing, jumping and juggling heavy fitness props at our Sydney shoot, she’s still buzzing: chatting to the crew, offering to take more shots. It’s clear she’s totally at home i
Women's Health Australia1 min. leídos
Force of Nature
Juicy news. Shareable stats. Convo starters SOURCE: UNIVERSITY OF EXETER EDITED BY: ALEX DAVIES. PHOTOGRAPHY: GETTY IMAGES, SHUTTERSTOCK ■
Women's Health Australia5 min. leídosCooking, Food & Wine
The Food Pharmacy
Churning stomachs, tired eyes, dull headaches – there are some ailments that are bad, but not quite bad enough to warrant (a) a day off binge-watching Real Housewives or (b) sympathy from your loved ones. There’s an idea that you’re supposed to just
Women's Health Australia3 min. leídosPsychology
Hit Your Goals Like a Pro
If you screw up, your goal is kaput MYTH BUSTER: Failure has undergone a rebrand. And if the anecdotal evidence of everyone from Alain de Botton to Jane Garvey via Elizabeth Day’s How To Fail podcast hasn’t convinced you that failure is the blueprint
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