Well & Good

The value of our breath


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

When times get tough, just breathe Just stop and breathe

5 things to know about sleep

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?

Diet Cut right back on calories two days a week and shed the kilos? Easy. But in reality it's not right for everyone.

The cheapest masseuse ever

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

The power of fermented foods

strap Has the answer to our digestive woes been under our noses the whole time? It appears so.

Live chat with a sleep expert

sleep Dr Karyn O'Keeffe, one of NZ's foremost sleep researchers, answers all your shut-eye queries.

'Fat shaming' hinders weight loss

Think making someone who's overweight feel bad will spark them to do something about it? Think again.

Which diet should you choose?

Do bras really cause breast cancer?

10 tips to help couch potatoes

strap If you're struggling to get kids off the couch and their devices, here's a helping hand.

The fitness stars of social media

Want to get in shape but lacking the motivation? You need to get following these 11 Instagram accounts, fast.

7 simple spring health hacks

Reversing deadly effects of sitting

WIN: Be stuffed no more

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

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

What makes me happy? Coming home, after a long day at the office, to four little furry faces.

The simple way to happiness

7 inspirational quotes to ignore

I wanted to stop but I 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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