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“Oh no, I am eating something ‘bad’. I can’t believe I am doing this again." This thought process of a ‘mindless’ eater gets stuck in a loop, with additional layers of self-loathing added in with each repetition, while stripping away self-esteem at an equally damaging rate.
We are excited to be contributors to this new textbook! It presents a collection of essays from women across the globe who live, work and participate in outdoor learning environments.
A healthy, high fibre winter warmer, this fruit crumble is one of our favourite winter comfort foods. We have developed a bit of a habit of eating leftovers cold or warm for breakfast!
So you think because you work in an office all day you can't be adventurous? Think again. Heather Porter writes about her double standards and #grublife
They say getting to the start line is the hardest part. This time I didn’t even get that far, but it didn't stop a great girls weekend for the Rapha Women’s Prestige Hunter Valley
If you want to improve the way your body feels, and the way it functions and performs and also the way it looks – and if you want to do all three simultaneously – what guidelines should you follow? We ask our Naturopath / Nutritionist Irene Hunt her top tips for nutrition in women over 35.
Inspirational Wild Woman Di Westaway spills tips on how to create a life of exhilaration by means of adventure
Everything in life is going great, your health and energy is the best it’s been in a long while, your exercise routine is flawless, your work life balance is… well actually balancing. Then something throws a spanner in the works.
Be inspired by this visual journey of vintage caravans, the great Australian landscape and a truly free spirit.
How does a free-spirited adventure athlete reconcile herself with motherhood? She turns it into a competitive sport.
In recent years, after decades of being a bit of an 'inside guy', I've well and truly fallen in love with Mother Nature and the outdoors. And it's fundamentally changed many aspects of my life.
I’ve learned the secret happiness the hard way: through slip-ups and stuff-ups, and so can you. I’ve known extreme sadness, moodiness and anxiety but now, in my fifties, I create natural exhilaration every day. I understand the key ingredients and how to get them, and so can you.
My children are my teachers. They greet each day with wonder, openness and love. Quill opens her eyes most mornings, sees me in the bed and sighs, "hmm-mumma". She says it like she feels it; the word thick with the love.
It is hard to encapsulate in words what signing up for my first triathlon signified in the overall story of my life. In many ways, it was the epitome of my new, fearless approach to living. I had called off the war on my body and was fearlessly pursuing all the activities I had always wanted to do, but never felt were within my grasp; such as running, and above all, a triathlon.
Her stellar swimming career saw her reach world #1 in her freestyle events bringing home medals from Olympics, World Championships, and Commonwealth Games. Elka filled us in on her journey thus far.
When we challenge ourselves outside our skills and possibly our personality and beliefs, we can become uncomfortable. Escaping that comfort zone though is all about understanding that the benefits can be high, failure is mostly limited and that it is purely fear that holds us back. By changing the way you think, getting uncomfortable can have a number of benefits for you.
If you’re seriously into the outdoors, chances are you’ve at least heard of Merino clothing. But how much do you really know about it? And do you know how to get the most out of your Merino? We talked to our friends at Australian Merino outdoor and adventure clothing company ioMerino to get all the inside information on what makes a good Merino garment, and how to layer for maximum performance.
If you’ve been following us here at Travel Play Live for awhile, you will know that we aren't afraid to talk about periods. Well I never thought I could love an advertising campaign more than the one for This Girl Can from the UK, but I have just found my new favourite.
I seriously had to ask myself this question, especially since I had been invited to share on a panel regarding the topic. I could understand it in relation to those women out there, but to apply it to myself touched a raw nerve inside me that until last night I hadn’t quite been able to pin down.
Most of us are up to speed when it comes to being environmental and the 'leave no trace' philosophy when we are adventuring in the great outdoors. One area often missed is greening the menstrual cycle.
One would assume upon hearing the recent news that iconic Australian Magazines Dolly and Cleo are closing their doors, that print media is a slow dying medium. Yet is it the medium that has become obsolete, or is it the content?
Modern lifestyles are full of stressors and balancing daily responsibilities with our competing desires for health, adventure and playfulness is a fine balance. Whilst juggling the balls, it is easy to find oneself continuously running away from the tiger, to the detriment of our health, femininity and energy.
Obviously much though goes into your travelling wardrobe, but equal thought should be put into packing your cosmetics case, regardless of the destination – from felucca trips down the Nile to luxury getaways.
Liss Connell is a self confessed dreamer, adventure seeker, nature lover, food and laughter enthusiast, herbal tea and chocolate addict. We've been enchanted by her journey through out Australia in her vintage 1959 Sunliner Caravan.
Our resident dietitian Kerith Duncanson brings her real and honest take on applying the evidence of nutrition science with the practicality of trying to ‘balance’ your dietary intake in a world full of tempting foods that we use for nutrition, celebration, commiseration, pleasure and sometimes self-harm.
There’s a topic we don’t often talk about in magazines. It’s something us adventurous women often think about, and discuss with our friends from time to time, but it’s rare we see the impact it can have on our lives spelled out in public.
Menstruation is inarguably a natural part of a woman’s health cycle, but for those who live in underdeveloped areas, it’s their most dreaded time of the month.
One of our readers Jodie shares her thoughts on technology and how she has applied it to her wellness journey. Have you got a piece of technology that you feel has enhanced your wellness or adventure journey? We would love to hear all about it.
A while back I wrote a post about hitting the wall - you know the one I'm talking about, the one you hit when you are trying to do too much. Well I’ve put together a few lessons learned at the wall to help you begin and take back your power and step away from the wall.
You only have to watch kids play to be reminded. They experience their body as it is, without expectation, masters of movement and play, minus all the inhibition.