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The emotional eating myth


Although people believe comfort foods can have mood-altering effects, the truth of the matter is they don’t. Sorry.

Winter comfort foods without the stodge Baking for others gives comfort

Stay positive - it's good for you

strap Your emotions don't only rule your head, they can affect your health too (and in very real ways).

Celebrity baby bump pressure

pregnant belly Pregnant Kiwis comparing their bodies to celebrity mums-to-be are setting 'unrealistic expectations'.

Today's happy cry: A mum's love

alzheimer's This video that captures the moment an Alzheimer's patient remembers her daughter is pure love.

Tried and tested happiness

Happiness Allanah Robinson doesn't claim to be reinventing the wheel but her top tips for happiness are worth sharing.

Super spinach has it all

Spinach I'm with Popeye when it comes to super foods, few things can beat the versatile leafy goodness of spinach.

5 things to know about sleep

Why we need it, how we should do it and why one of our NZ traditions is messing it up.

Is the 5:2 diet the way to go?

Live chat with a sleep expert

The cheapest masseuse ever

foam Shoulders achy? Calves tight? Foam rollers let you give yourself a deep-tissue massage

WIN: Be stuffed no more

Make a three-month pact for positive change and you could win a treadmill worth $3000.

10 tips to help couch potatoes

The fitness stars of social media

Burn calories at your computer

How can we activate our bodies and burn kilojoules when we are chained to the chair?

The value of our breath

breathe Oxygen is the most vital element to the human body: breathing well is a key factor in health and fortitude.

Beauty at Breaker Bay

Lots of patience and a decent tripod are key to getting a good shot of the night sky, says Bruce Mackay.

A furry source of happiness

The simple way to happiness

I wanted to stop but couldn't

It was quite simple, it was easier for me to drink and get drunk than it was to deal with life.

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