Organic food has been a topic for a while now, but what is the difference? And, why should you care? Read on to learn the basics on organic food and farming and its benefits for both you and the earth! What you can expect from organic ingredients? No synthetic chemicals, pesticides, or herbicides Made without […]

Secrets Behind Making Great Sourdough Bread – Tips so you can up your game!


Everyone, it seems, turned to baking sourdough bread. Social media has been overflowing with photos of frothy sourdough starters — and the fresh-baked loaves that result.  What is Sourdough bread? It’s a slow-fermented bread made with a live fermented culture, a sourdough starter that acts as a natural leavening agent. It’s easy to digest by […]

8 best ways to reduce stress and anxiety post Covid 19

The Coronavirus and forced isolation that has resulted, has created an enormous amount of stress for many Australians. Many people have lost their job or face the threat of losing income in the future, the share market has crashed and many people are left wondering how they’re going to pay the rent, cover the mortgage […]

Hand Pressure Points: Where to Find Them and How to Use Them to Relieve Pain

Your hands hold the secret to keeping headaches, back pain, anxiety, and more at bay. By Marisa Cohen Apr 30, 2020WEST/GETTY IMAGES If you ever find yourself rubbing your hands when you’re anxious or achy, you’re onto something that practitioners of traditional Chinese medicine have know for centuries: Pressure point on the hands can be the gateway to feeling […]

A beauty editor’s guide to salvaging your poor, over-washed hands

RIP, hands. Kesley Ferencack bodyandsoul.com.au APRIL 15, 2020 09:16 AM Soothe dry skin with this simple DIY hand balm. Are your hands cracking under the pressure of so much washing and sanitising? Here’s how to get your soft touch back. Have you glimpsed at your hands lately as you’re padding away at your keyboard or slicing […]

How to Keep Mentally Healthy in 2020

We’re in this Together 22 April 2020 It’s truly an extraordinary time. Rules and regulations have led us to a new way of life. But with that comes uncertainty, anxiety and the fear of the unknown. Crisis support service Lifeline has received a 25% increase in calls for help alone. On top of that, Lifeline […]

3 Versatile Spice Blends To Elevate Your Cooking, From A Spice Expert

By Sarah Regan mindbodygreen Editorial Assistant April 26, 2020 — 20:18pm We’re always game for simple tips and tricks to make cooking that much easier, and when it comes to seasoning your favourite dishes, it doesn’t have to be a challenge. We reached out to spice expert Kanchan Koya, Ph.D., to get some of her favorite […]

15 ways to boost your immunity (that you haven’t heard before)

Snack on licorice? Watch a scary movie? Helen Foster@Differentville bodyandsoul.com.au APRIL 29, 2020 11:00AM Given current circumstances and with winter just around the corner, try these new tricks to keep sickness at bay. ‘How to boost your immunity’ is one of the most searched terms on the internet, given the fact that Australians are heading into winter and battling […]

There’s a link between poor gut health and depression

A group of Belgian researchers endeavoured to answer a simple question – does bad food enable depression, or is it the other way around? In desperate need of something optimistic to write about, I came across a poo-story I think you will like. Especially because it also has to do with depression and how to […]

Organic Food Industry: 4 Reasons Why It Will Boom In Coming Years


Swapping everyday goods with organic produce has gained a lot of attention and support from the last few years. It also exhibits convincing benefits. The organic food industry started to boom a decade ago and there has been no looking back ever since then. Rising consciousness amongst people about the side effects of artificial chemicals […]