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How to swaddle baby with muslin wraps

Whether you’re asking yourself ‘what are muslin wraps used for?’, ‘how to swaddle baby with muslin wraps’ or ‘when to stop swaddling baby...
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Lifestyle

11 best podcasts for sustainable living

We all love a good podcast. Whether we’re after fresh inspiration and motivation or to simply make our work commute a little bit more bea...
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Eco

9 ways to live an environmentally-friendly life

Eco-friendly living is fast becoming a lifestyle choice that many of us are wanting to adopt. It’s no secret that the impact we’re having...
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Baby

What should baby wear to bed in summer?

If there’s one question every parent finds themselves asking when the temperature soars, it’s ‘what should baby wear to bed in summer?’ W...
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Guide

7 types of long weekend people

Already feeling burnt out from the start of the working year? Fear not, friends — the Australia Day long weekend is upon us. And whether ...
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Lifestyle

5 tips for improving an unhealthy gut

The silly season has officially come to an end. You have, hopefully, over-indulged and spent time in the sun with family and friends. You...
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Guide

19 ways to live better in 2019

It's a new year, which means many of us are thinking about ways we can live better in the 12 months ahead. But where do you start? In a w...
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Lifestyle

Loving Earth summer recipe: Vegan Mint Iced Chocolate

Feeling the heat this summer? So are we. But fear not —our pals over at Loving Earth have treated us to a delicious recipe that's perfec...
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Guide

How to keep cool in summer by wearing bamboo

We all know how hot and sticky a summer Down Under can get. When almost every day of the season gets labelled ‘a scorcher’ or a ‘record h...
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Guide

What to wear on a plane to help you fly comfortably

Flying home for Christmas? Unless you're lucky enough to fly business class, we all know flying is pretty uncomfortable. That said, there...
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Eco

11 fun and eco-friendly Secret Santa ideas for your colleagues

So, you’ve just pulled out a name from your office’s Secret Santa hat. Or, more likely, clicked a link from the automated Secret Santa we...
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Guide

10 tips to packing light and smart when travelling

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

The importance of having a sustainable Christmas

It’s that time of year again. The shops are filled with decorations and window displays beckoning us in, while families are planning to g...
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Lifestyle

Why essential oils are the future of wellness

Last updated: February 6th 2019 You know when you suddenly get a whiff of something and you’re transported back to a moment in time? Yeah...
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Lifestyle

5 ways you can be a more sustainable traveller

Last updated: February 6th 2019 Leave the world a better place – that’s all we want to do, right? Overseas travel can be one of the large...
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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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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. Here are so...
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Guide

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

Comfort and style. A good, quality pair of active tights can do it all. Lounging around in your activewear is no longer a taboo. With gre...
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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

Last updated: 6th February 2019 Living an active life can be more than a jog or cycle around your neighbourhood, and travelling can be mo...
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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 fad,...
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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

10 ways you can beat sleep deprivation and live a better life

Last updated: February 6th 2019 Can't sleep? As a society, we underestimate the true power and necessity of sleep. "Sleep when you’re dea...
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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)

Last updated: February 6th 2019 Wondering how to make time for exercise? Wonder no more. A week without exercise suddenly turns into a mo...
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Lifestyle

12 healthy living accounts to follow on Instagram

Last updated: Friday 1st February 2019 For fitness lovers or the occasional foodie, Instagram is increasingly becoming a go-to source for...
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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

Breastfeeding tips for new mums

Last updated: February 6th 2019 Okay, expecting parents – it’s time we talked about newborns. Not idealised newborns. Not terrifying new...
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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

Last updated: 6th February 2019 Start with what you’re wearing right now. In a perfect world, you'd know where your clothing is made, how...
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Lifestyle

5 yoga poses to give you morning motivation

Last updated: 6th February 2019 Struggle getting up in the morning? Don't worry, we've got you covered. Yoga instructor Marja Jacobsen fr...
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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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Eco

19 Sustainable Living Blogs | The Ultimate List

Last updated: 4th February 2019 It's no news that sustainable living is a 'trend' in the online world. And, although at Boody we tend to ...
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Baby

10 things to do to prepare for baby

Last updated: 4th February 2019 We all know how exciting it is preparing for a baby to arrive. But of course, it can be exhausting and ov...
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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

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

Valentine’s Day 2019 Gift Guide: Finding the perfect underwear for your loved one

Last updated: February 12th 2019 Valentine’s Day will be here in just a few days! The official day for lovers is the occasion to surprise...
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Lifestyle

Minimalist wardrobe: How to simplify your closet

Last updated: February 6th 2019 We’ve all heard of minimalist living. But maybe it sounds too challenging to get rid of your material pos...
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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 eco-friendly clothing and cosmetics

Last updated: 18th February 2019 Eco-friendly cosmetics and clothing shouldn't be underestimated. After all, many of us have no trouble b...
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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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