Inhale. exhale. the search for that perfect balance between mind and body
Welcome to the Active Minds podcast, a podcast devoted to health and wellness topics explored by wellness experts from around the world, as well as by our incredible local coaches you know and love.
Originating in India, this holistic medicine practice is over 5,000 years old, but it is still practiced as an essential complementary and alternative medicine to this day. Here's why.
You’ve heard of Yoga, but have you tried Face Yoga? This trend may be the anti-ageing answer we’ve been searching for.
When it comes to flexibility, many of us think of yoga – but that’s not the only way. Here are 5 things you can do for flexing your body and mind.
Pilates isn’t just gaining traction because it’s a great workout but also because it’s accessible to newbies, great for building resilience and also can improve mental health.
Many of us spend our work hours in an office chair, which can lead to soreness or back pain. Here’s 9 great stretches that you can do easily and effectively from your desk chair.
It’s ironic that a lot of us feel pressured to relax, especially in certain ways to meet someone else's standard. Explore why that happens and discover how you can make unwinding stress free.
There’s no place like home. That’s why it’s so important to make sure it’s a space you can really chill out in.
Summer in Australia brings valued time with friends and family. But all this socialising can be overwhelming. Discover how to get the balance right now.
2020 has wreaked havoc with everyone’s regular routines. If you want to revive your healthy habits, explore a few simple tips to get started now.
Sore muscles post-workout have you feeling like you’re 1,000 years old? You’re not alone. Read ways to overcome delayed onset muscle soreness now (DOMS).
Whether you're saving money, taking care of your family or government restrictions demand it, sometimes it really is nice to have a relaxing weekend at home.
If you've been feeling run down, your body could be telling you something. Listen to what your body is saying and take care of yourself. Learn how to now!
Taking care of yourself can have wide-spread effects on your life, including your career. Find out how incorporating self-love can boost your career.
Whilst self-love seems to be a hot new topic, the real origins of self-love go back thousands of years.
While you often hear about self-love, you may not know how to practice it. Don’t worry, we’ve got some techniques that can help you feel the (self) love.
Find yourself scrolling Instagram and that screen time isn’t going down? A social media free weekend might be perfect for you. Find out why.
A great way to practice ‘release’ is through breath work, or what yogis like to call, pranayama.
You’ve been sitting all day in meetings. By the time you leave, your hips feel tight, your back is sore and you notice a stiffness in your gait. Cue yoga.
Progressive muscle relaxation is a tried and true anxiety reduction technique. Learn how it can help you find your zen and deal with stress.
For anyone who has actually tried to form a new habit, it’s harder than it seems! So, we've looked at the research behind how long it takes for new behaviour to actually stick so you can try it out for yourself!
Indoor activities can be relaxing, fun and rewarding. Learn how to enhance your wellbeing by embracing the indoors this winter.
Balance. It’s a beautiful thing. No matter what age you are, or the quality traits that make you YOU, every one of us share one thing in common: we all seek balance.
Zen your place out with some equally chill plants. Find out the 5 that’ll thrive in your home.
Check out these 5 motivational reads to kick-off your summer of self-care.
Float tanks are all the rage at the moment, and the many health benefits they can provide. We explore what all the fuss is about.
While it’s sometimes impossible to avoid stressful situations, practicing mindfulness in your day can help reduce your stress levels, especially when thoughts and feelings begin to spiral and take over.
Finding the right info and guidance when you first start training can be a bit of a pain, especially if you’re heading down the road solo. So here are some motivating books to point you in the right direction.
Do you often find you get tired in the afternoon at your desk? Here’s how you can beat the afternoon slump and find more energy to get through your day.
For those lucky Aussies off to enjoy a fabulous European summer, we've got the tips for getting back on track before your tan starts to fade!
Mindfulness is an incredible tool for allowing you to better control your emotions; feel happier, reduce stress, and fine-tune focus – just to name a few benefits.
You may have heard the term floating about in your local health food shop, but what exactly is Ayurveda and what’s it all about?
It’s easy to forget how much we have to be grateful for in life, and instead let those moments pass us by. A gratitude journal helps us refocus on all the great things happening in life, plus let go of stress and gain energy as a result.
Here are some of our favourite health & wellness podcasts that'll inspire you to have a great year.
Overuse of digital technology has been linked to burnout, anxiety and even depression. Here’s how you can identify and avoid digital burnout.
These motivational books will help stoke that inner-fire this year and beyond.
Think you don’t have time to meditate? Think again. In this article, we go through a few quick, easy techniques to squeeze in a breather – wherever and whenever.
Morning habits are the key to a healthy, happy and productive day! Learn important ways to make your morning even better, setting you up for success.
An icy soaking is said to boost heart and head health whilst melting fat. I spent two weeks seeing if we should cool the hype.
In this busy world of ours, taking a day off can feel like wasted time. But it can also be incredibly beneficial.
We talk all the time about the holidays we want to go on. Trips through south-east Asia, a tour of North America or Europe On A Shoestring. But what about the holidays that we need to go on?
Exercise burnout can be either physical or mental, and if you’re feeling both, then it’s time to make a change.
What is the difference between yin and yang? And why does it matter?
Prepare to feel positively paralysed with choice, because hiking in Australia cannot be summed up in one word.
Keeping our brains in good shape is just as important as taking care of our bodies. For most of us, stress is the biggest obstacle to maintaining a healthy mind state.
How do you know if you’re overtraining? What are the signs? And if you are, how can you stop the regression and get back to normal?
Find yourself spending more time looking at beautiful images on social media rather than getting out and enjoying the real thing?
If you’re feeling a bit stressed, injured or empty, try these steps toward mindfulness!
Ever wondered why you're drawn to some colours more than others? We’ve used some interesting colour theories to determine the perfect workout for you.
Our personal trainers give you top tips to boost your workout with better sleep.
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You probably have heard that yoga can do wonders for your body and mind. But before you even think about stepping out of your shoes and socks and onto a yoga mat, you want to know: is it worth it? Yes it is, and here’s why.
If the words “Vata, Pitta and Kapha” mean absolutely nothing to you, we completely understand. But take note, these terms which describe your unique physical and mental constitution – have direct links to your yoga practice.
Either you, or someone you love, loves chocolate. That’s no surprise. But what is surprising is that chocolate can actually be a health food.
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