Inhale. exhale. the search for that perfect balance between mind and body
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.
It’s ironic that a lot of us feel pressured to relax in just the right way. Explore why that happens and discover how you can make unwinding stress free.
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.
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.
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 for 2018 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.
Before classic holiday over-indulgence, let's look at what we can do to help ourselves keep those habits healthy.
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.
You might not be a couch potato, but have you considered your job could be turning you into a 9-5 desk potato?
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.
Four top tips to find the right balance.
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Hang out with Kate Pippos, Head Coach of Yoga at Virgin Active, as she shares her yoga story and why we’re lucky to have her leading the yoga program here at Virgin Active.
It’s for good reason you’re feeling happy when you give. It turns out that gifting isn’t just for the recipient, but for the gift-giver too!
Find out about how to best fuel your body before and after a workout and ensure you get the most of your exercise routine.