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Why Essential Oils are the Future of Wellness

You know when you suddenly get a whiff of something and you’re transported back to a moment in time? Your sense of smell is more powerfu...
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5 Ways You Can Be A More Sustainable Traveller

Leave the world a better place -- that’s all we want to do, right? Overseas travel can be one of the largest footprints you leave on this...
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Guide

Christmas Gift Guide: How to Give the Gift of Comfort

We’re marking the occasion with a Christmas Gift Guide for Him & Her, so you can tick everyone in your fam off the list. We present ...
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Guide

From Gym to Brunch: How to Style Yoga Pants for Any Occasion

Comfort and style. Active tights do it all. No longer taboo to lounge around in your activewear, a good pair of quality active tights can...
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Lifestyle

Why You Should Join a Parkrun

Lace up your runners, call up your friends, and jog on down to your local park for a free, easy and safe workout for everyone. Introducin...
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Lifestyle

What Type of Yoga is Best for You?

If you thought there was just one way to do yoga, think again. Yogi or not, there’s a style that works best for each individual, and lear...
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Lifestyle

5 Ways You Can Adopt Eco-Friendly Eating Habits

If you love Mother Nature and fresh food as much as we do, you’re in luck! With so much conflicting information out there about what we s...
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Lifestyle

How to Experience Summer Festivals and Stick to Your Health Goals

The season is in full swing. As the weather heats up, so does the lineup of summer festivals. There’s nothing that feels more like summer...
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Guide

10 Confidence Boosting Hacks to Make Your Work Day Better

Pull on your #bosspants and start owning your workday. A simple shift in your mindset can boost your confidence in the workplace, and eve...
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Interviews

10 Reasons We Love Greening Australia

Giving back is an integral part of our philosophy at Boody, engrained in our culture and our people. We are passionate humanitarians and...
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Guide

10 Cycling Routes Around Australia for Travel Lovers

Living an active life can be more than a jog or cycle around your neighbourhood, and travelling can be more than sitting by the beach sip...
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Lifestyle

Why Swapping Your Daily Coffee for a Herbal Tea Will Improve Your Health

Cover your ears, coffee lovers. It may be time to swap your daily brew for a hot pot of herbal tea in the name of health. Not just a fa...
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Lifestyle

Why Eating an Ayurvedic Diet is Good for Your Current Body Type

With diets in every shape and size, adding another into the mixed seems short-lived. Fad diets are rarely based on any medicinal or nutri...
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Guide

5 Alternatives to Meditation to Find Peace in Your Day

As transformative as it can be to one’s life, meditation isn’t for everyone. Failure in meditation can contribute to a lack of self-care ...
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Interviews

Discover Kiindred: the Mobile App New Parents Will Love!

Meet Alicia and Emmy. Two young mums and tech entrepreneurs, taking the parenting support world by storm.  Throughout their own pregnanci...
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Guide

Go Green: How to Transform Your Home for Sustainable Living

Your home is your sanctuary. It’s where you seek shelter, find warmth, make your meals, and create lasting memories with your family and ...
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Guide

Can't Sleep? These Tips Will Have You Snoozing in No Time

As a society, we underestimate the true power and necessity of sleep. Sleep when you’re dead, they say. We call people who love to sleep,...
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Guide

How to Stay Mindful When Travelling the World

Travel is all fun and games, until it’s not. Until the long haul flights, security check after security check, lost baggage, homesickness...
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Guide

How to Make Time for Exercise (and Keep Motivated)

A week without exercise suddenly turns into a month, and then another month after that. It’s not uncommon to completely drop your exercis...
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Lifestyle

12 Healthy Living Accounts to Follow on Instagram

For fitness lovers or the occasional foodie, Instagram is increasingly becoming a go-to source for all things healthy living. Get on boar...
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Guide

Morning Routine: Redefine Your Day for Health and Wellness

Mornings aren’t for everyone. In fact, they’re not for most people. But for those who wake before the sun or even 15 minutes before they ...
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Guide

How to Find Enough "Me-Time" When You Live a Busy Lifestyle

Days go by fast. In between all the regular stuff – work, exercise, cooking, cleaning, and then throw in a few kids – it’s hard to find e...
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Baby

How to Keep Your Baby Warm All Winter: 6 Tips to Prepare for the Cold

Winter is already here in the Southern Hemisphere. Gone are the beach days and balmy nights where your baby could crawl around sans-cloth...
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Guide

Top 10 Best Winter Walks in Australia

Don’t let the cold weather stop you from living an active lifestyle. Walking (or hiking) isn’t just a summer activity; in winter, a walk ...
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Baby

Demystifying Your Newborn: Breastfeeding & Care Tips for New Mums

Okay expecting parents. It’s time we talked about newborns. Not idealised newborns. Not terrifying newborns. Real, living, breathing bab...
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Interviews

The ABCs of Toxin-free Beauty with Irene Falcon

Irene Falcone, founder of toxin-free beauty and lifestyle website Nourished Life, provides some helpful hints on how to get going on that...
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Eco

The Benefits of Bamboo Clothing for You and the Environment

Start with what you’re wearing right now. In a perfect world, you'd know where your clothing is made, how, and the impact it would have o...
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Lifestyle

Morning Motivation: 5 Yoga Poses to Ward Off the Winter Chills

Yoga instructor Marja Jacobsen from Yoga with Marja and The Living Room takes us through some of her favourite poses to keep you motivate...
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Interviews

Birthing Kits: a Simple Way of Caring for Mums Everywhere

To promote sustainable change this Mother's Day, we've come together with PropellerProjects, a non-profit organisation dedicated to impro...
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Interviews

Boxing Day has never been this sweet (ft Loving Earth)!

We’re really excited to announce that we’ve teamed up with Loving Earth to bring you the sweetest deals this Boxing Day! Loving Earth is...
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Eco

7 Sustainable Living Blogs to Read in 2017

Sustainability hasn’t been a ‘cool’ term for very long, but it’s definitely showing up in the online world. Whether you’re just starting ...
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Baby

10 Tips to Prepare Baby’s Arrival in Serenity

Emotionally, physically and mentally preparing for a baby’s arrival is exciting, but of course overwhelming at the same time. If you’ve s...
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Guide

10 Tips to Pack Light and Smart When Travelling

Stress-free travel require clever planning, starting with your luggage. Packing smart (and light!) avoids many problems for the happy tr...
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Guide

6 Useful Gift Ideas for New Mums

Buying cute gifts for newborn babies is fun, but there’s someone else who also deserves to know we care. Giving a practical and useful gi...
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Interviews

Moving Your Boody Can Help Restore Sight - Yes, It Can!

This week, we put the spotlight on four Sydneysiders, four challengers who will be participating in the Fred Hollows Sydney Coastrek comi...
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Eco

Zero Waste Lifestyle: Here’s Where to Get Started

Everyday we see people trying to make a difference in the world with eco-friendly initiatives and zero waste campaigns. But that doesn’t ...
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Guide

The Valentine’s Edit: Tips to Gift the Perfect Underwear to your Loved One

Valentine’s Day will be here in just a few days! The official lovers’ day is the occasion to surprise your precious someone with a gift t...
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Lifestyle

Minimalist Wardrobe: Simplify Your Life and Your Closet

We’ve all heard of minimalist living. But maybe it sounds too challenging to get rid of your material possessions, and completely overhau...
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Baby

How to Keep Your Baby Cool This Summer

While hot summers make outdoor family days more adventurous and fun, it is also a challenge to make sure our little ones stay comfortable...
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Guide

8 New Year's Resolutions to Be Happier in 2017

The time has come round again to set goals for the new year ahead. But before we do that, let’s really consider our resolutions. Because ...
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Interviews

Conscious People: Yoga, Self-Care and the Environment with Persia Juliet

Meet Persia Juliet. A yoga teacher whose combination of music, story-telling and deeply expressed emotions oozes through her classes. She...
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Guide

9 Sustainable Ideas for a Green and Merry Christmas

Christmas is certainly the time for giving and celebrating. But the overwhelming amount of festive waste from food, paper, electronics, ...
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Lifestyle

When in Doubt, Write It Out: the Many Health Benefits of Journaling

We all know suppressing our emotions and limiting thoughts is unhealthy, but how often do we actually release them? Especially if we don’...
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Eco

Why Ethical Fashion Should Matter to All of Us

This week we are so excited to introduce Bethany Noble, Chief Marketing Officer at GoodOnYou.org.au, a widely used app that rates over 1,...
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Interviews

Conscious People: Interview with Kate Nelson @plasticfreemermaid

Be prepared to jump out of your chair after reading this post, because Kate Nelson is changing the world and her words will have you want...
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Lifestyle

Baby Steps to a Healthier Family - with Mandy Sacher

Too often parents who are on a health kick fail to adjust their children’s diet in a way that suits everyone. Being healthy is not a one-...
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Baby

9 Ways to Nurture an Eco Friendly Baby

It’s one thing to care for the planet for our own well-being, but once we bring a child into the world there is an even bigger ‘why’ behi...
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Interviews

Conscious People: Interview with Mark Robberds, Yoga Teacher

Our next guest is a game changer in the yoga industry. Mark Robberds has been studying yoga since 1997. He is a Certified Ashtanga Yoga t...
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Guide

3 Winter Warming Recipes from Jordanna Levin, The Inspired Table

As we continue with these declining winter temperatures, it’s important to fuel our bodies with nourishing food to boost our immune syste...
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Interviews

Conscious People: Interview with Dion Horstmans, Sydney Based Sculptor

Interview with Dion Horstmans 1. When did your passion for sculpting start and how has that evolved over time to the style you have now...
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Lifestyle

5 Inspiring Videos that Will Alter Your Life Perspective

Our attention to what’s happening in the world is usually directed at the hype in the media, which most of the time leaves us in a place ...
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Eco

Combat your Cold this Winter... Naturally

The winter season is a beautiful time for resting and reflecting, however it is also the season we are prone to more nasties including t...
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Interviews

Conscious People - Jessica Sepel, Founder - JS Health

It’s our absolute pleasure to introduce our next guest to the Boody blog with the beautiful Jessica Sepel from JSHealth. Jess is a qualif...
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Interviews

9 Ways to Stress Less and Boost Happiness

It’s almost impossible to say we can ever live ‘stress free’, however have you ever noticed how happier people handle stress extremely we...
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Eco

8 Ways to Enjoy an Eco-Friendly Family Weekend

It’s one thing to be eco-friendly ourselves, but sharing environmentally friendly practises with our children can make them feel importan...
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Interviews

Conscious People: Introducing Jody Scott, Health Editor at Vogue Australia

We are very excited at Boody to launch our interview series - Conscious People. We want to give you the opportunity to get a sneak peak i...
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Guide

7 Natural Ways to Cleanse Your Body from Toxins

When we live a healthy lifestyle, our bodies can be very efficient in eliminating toxins and waste that doesn't serve us. However when we...
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Lifestyle

Find Body Harmony and Lose the Scales

I remember a few years ago when I jumped on the scales after pushing myself for a few weeks to shed some extra kilos. I did everything fr...
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Eco

8 Must-Visit Australian Getaways for the Eco-Conscious Traveller

Looking for your next retreat that seamlessly combines your environmental awareness and desire to relax and restore? We’ve got you covere...
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Lifestyle

Stop Multitasking: How Living in the Present Can Make You More Productive

So many of us value multitasking as an important skill-set to productivity - but are you willing to do it at the cost of your sanity and ...
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Guide

5 Ways to be Creative - Lessons from Elizabeth Gilbert

Many of us get stuck with the idea that we need to figure out ‘how to be creative’ - like it’s beyond our reach or next to impossible to ...
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Eco

The Importance of Choosing Skin-Friendly Clothing & Cosmetics

Many of us have no trouble being health conscious about what we put in our bodies - but what about the products we put ON our body? Choos...
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Eco

The Power of Community: Introducing the Boody Blog

The Power of Community We sometimes forget the incredible power of community. While I love retreating alone and having ‘me’ time, nothing...
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