Wellbeing

How to find a volunteer opportunity overseas

How to find a volunteer opportunity overseas

Volunteering offers so many benefits beyond the obvious one of helping people and communities in need.
A REVIEW OF TECHNIQUES IN MANAGING DEPRESSION

A REVIEW OF TECHNIQUES IN MANAGING DEPRESSION

By Stanley Popovich   Some people have a difficult time in managing their depression. 
Why Woodworking is a Healthy Hobby for the Active Senior

Why Woodworking is a Healthy Hobby for the Active Senior

The older you get, the more difficult it becomes to do some of the more basic things that you’ve been doing your whole life.
When a spouse dies … 8 steps you need to take

When a spouse dies … 8 steps you need to take

By Sarah Halfpenny The impact of losing your partner goes far beyond the initial grief.
Tips for coping with the heatwave

Tips for coping with the heatwave

With the mercury soaring Australia wide this week, and the Bureau of Meteorology prediction for heatwaves in all states and territories,...
Gift yourself with a four-day DIY wellness retreat

Gift yourself with a four-day DIY wellness retreat

Advertised wellness retreats are mostly out of reach for the budget traveller. With a reputation for being an elitist holiday, most of us ju...
Free educational seminar to help sufferers of osteoarthritis

Free educational seminar to help sufferers of osteoarthritis

Dr. Ralph Bright – Australia’s expert in biological treatment for osteoarthritis – will be hosting a free seminar at Western S...
A good podiatrist could add years to your life

A good podiatrist could add years to your life

An in-grown toenail can be a real pain.  Did you know that caught early enough, a podiatrist’s intervention could literally add years to...
How to create an illusion of thicker hair

How to create an illusion of thicker hair

Way back in my late teens, I despised my hair. Queensland humidity was a bully of natural curls.
Ramp up your strength and resistance training year on year

Ramp up your strength and resistance training year on year

The good news is if you’ve never been for a run in your life, there is no need to take it up now*. 
What Are the Benefits of Gardening?

What Are the Benefits of Gardening?

As our cultures increasingly become technologically obsessed and nature deprived, now, more than ever, is the best time to engage in benefic...
Exercise prescription for all cancer patients

Exercise prescription for all cancer patients

Leading health organisations endorse a dramatic change to how we treat cancer Exercise should be prescribed to all cancer patients as a stan...
Guide Dogs is recruiting for the best job in the world!

Guide Dogs is recruiting for the best job in the world!

Guide Dogs Australia is calling for pre-retirees to apply for the ultimate job…Raising a Guide Dog puppy.
FANCY A SHORT WORKING HOLIDAY?

FANCY A SHORT WORKING HOLIDAY?

2018 marks the 39th year of a volunteer bush regeneration project in the iconic coastal National Park of Crowdy Bay, on the NSW Mid North Co...
Connect with aged care support services

Connect with aged care support services

It’s never too early to find out about what aged care services and supports are available before you need them.
Manage your vices and gain $50 a week

Manage your vices and gain $50 a week

By Anna Rogan Are your vices getting in the way of a good holiday? Imagine what could you do with an extra $50 plus a week in your wallet?
How to stay healthy during a season of gluttony

How to stay healthy during a season of gluttony

By Anna Rogan Everyone deserves to indulge a little while celebrating and spending time with family and friends. 
Healthy Living After 65 Years

Healthy Living After 65 Years

As we grow older we all want to remain fit and active for as long as we can and the question is, what types of dietary patterns are likely t...
Fellas, It’s Time To Get on The Wellness Wagon

Fellas, It’s Time To Get on The Wellness Wagon

“Wellness” seems to be the word of the moment, with its alluring connotations of spa treatments, alternative health regimes, nutritional...
Music therapy: there’s more to it than meets the ear

Music therapy: there’s more to it than meets the ear

By Lyndal Phillips The mystery and magic of music Music can evoke powerful emotions. Just a few bars of a song can transport us back to the...