Sarah Rainey Emotional resilience is finding favour with everyone from anxious adolescent to stressed executive.
Susie Burrell Steps you can take to give your metabolic rate a serious boost.
World's oldest person
Julian Ryall Misao Okawa's secret? 'Eat and sleep and you will live a long time'
Belinda Wallis An Australian study has found that women start to think more kindly about their appearance as they age.
Taylor Casti We all have a few bad habits. Fortunately for you (and the rest of the human race), it's only partially your fault.
Margaret Rose AM Survivor Margaret Rose reflects on the key to fighting the 'silent killer'.
Linda McSweeny The simple act of drinking water can help us lift our mood and think more clearly.
Rebecca Hiscott Reclaiming the word 'fat', one blog post at a time.
Sarah Knapton Study finds that grandmothers who ate well during pregnancy and kept their daughters well-nourished in their first few years had heavier, and therefore healthier, grandchildren.
Rachel Clun We've highlighted a few common misconceptions about the dietitian trade.
Paula Goodyer The secret to a healthy brain could be in a wisely chosen diet.
Bill Smith* He witnessed years of cruelty as a teacher, only to become a victim himself.
SARAH BERRY In our desire to "connect" with others have we lost the valuable ability to connect with ourselves?
Isabel Foxen Duke For the medium-sized woman, for whom the words "Big Beautiful Woman" just don't feel right, but who also feel the repercussions of not being a size 2, 4 or 0.
Jane Kirby Apparently 27 is the ideal age to birth...
Katy Waldman A new study has uncovered a trove of captivating facts about nightmares.
Isabel Foxen Duke "We as human citizens are all responsible for protecting the rights of our fellow people."
The little things
Take time to enjoy the simple pleasures.
Amy Molloy Some women experience symptoms so severe they cannot get on with their daily lives.
Taryn Brumfitt One woman's journey from body hatred to body-image activist.
Paula Goodyer Childbirth can come with huge emotional challenges, but help is available.
The Militant Baker
Jes Baker "I wish I was raised to celebrate, love, cherish and appreciate my body for all of the wonderful things that it does and is."
John von Radowitz According to a new study, night shifts play havoc with many of the body’s genes.
Tracey on beauty
EFFIE MANN "Imagine all the things we could achieve if we didn’t conform to society’s unreasonable expectations of how we should look."
To do list
NICOLE ELPHICK Make 2014 the year that you focus on taking tangible steps toward a happier and healthier you.
Advice for girls
Paula Davis-Laack If you could give some advice to young women and girls about how to build happiness, what would you say?
Teddy lost + found
Effie Mann A database has been created to reunite children (and adults) with their missing toys.
Stacy Carter Ratings consistently show Australians love reality television. In 2013 our favourite thing on TV was to watch one another singing, dancing, cooking and renovating. Every year producers dish up more contrived scenarios, bitter conflicts, shameful embarrassments and heart-warming triumphs under familiar reality brands. We are entertained; they make money.
Paula Goodyer Australian philosopher and writer Damon Young argues that exercise isn't just a workout for heart, muscle and bone, but also a way to help the mind and the spirit thrive.
Louise Wedgwood While about 5 million Australians are pursuing their annual weight loss resolution, the naturist community boosts body confidence by accepting all shapes and sizes.
New year you
Michaela Fox Almost everyone starts a new year with plans to exercise more, but some of the most important exercise can happen within.
NICOLE ELPHICK Our tips to help you get some superior shut-eye.
Fighting food guilt
KASEY EDWARDS A six-step guide to fighting everyday food guilt.
Kelsey Wallour "I am owning my s**t and moving forward with what I want my life to look like."
Katy Walden South Korea has been swept up in “alphabetisation” of women's bodies and it's not as smart as it sounds.
Katy Waldman In this age of health, purity, and clean living, no one wants to admit to being on a diet.
Katy Waldman This might just be the tech boost spiritual slackers are lacking.
Dear lovely scientists...
Effie Mann "I would like it if you could but if you can't that's fine," she writes to CSIRO.
Sleeping with your phone and watching TV before bed might be staving off sleep, new study finds.
NICOLE ELPHICK Vows to start the year on a bright and positive note.
Molly Mchugh One of the first pictures Erikkson ever posted is of a hospital bed. She was admitted 15 months ago, for anorexia — and she used Instagram to document the entire thing
Calm in a can
Paula Goodyer Herbal fizzy drinks that claim to help with relaxation and sleep are gaining fans.
How old are you really?
Kate Marie and Professor Merlin Christopher Thomas Assessing your biological age.
Jes Baker Jes Baker is a 26-year-old mental health professional who writes about self-acceptance via her blog The Militant Baker. Here, she shares her body-positive message, challenging the "fat girl" stereotype, in the hope of inspiring self-belief.
The skin you're in
Linda McSweeny Acne and psoriasis have been linked to depression and anxiety.
Lin Taylor Holidays need not be hard work. Here's how to enjoy yourself before, during and after your break.
Body image project
EFFIE MANN Blogger Jes Baker channels her frustrations at Google autocomplete searches into a powerful new project.
Clifford Fram From Angelina Jolie’s double mastectomy to world-leading research, we reflect on the year that was.
Makiko Kitamura Vitamin D shows no benefit in fighting cancer or heart disease, study says.
LAUREN SMELCHER SAMS One author – and former anorexic – says they often do more harm than good.
Brigid Delaney It's time to stop worrying about the week ahead and rethink your sleep habits.
Because beauty, and people, come in all shapes and sizes.
Keeping sperm from being ejaculated may provide the key to creating a birth control drug for men.
Jessica Grose We barely ever mention how male behavior can affect sperm quality.
Melissa Davey "I don’t go outside, I’m an ugly duckling. What’s the point of living?"
The happy diet
Dr George Blair-West The important link between life meaning and weight loss.
Richard Gray They could be memories passed down in genes from ancestors.
Anea Bogue Breaking the long-standing and deeply-rooted taboo around the subject of menstruation.
Sydney Trent Standing up at your desk may energize you, but it's also tough on your legs.