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Thrive Magazine brings you more than your average well-being articles.

Our articles take on the latest trending issues, health, beauty, technology and many more. 

Embrace your well-being and celebrate the great Australian lifestyle with our health-centric articles. 

Sweet Poison

Are you a sugar `addict’? A naturopath’s guide to reducing sugar consumption – especially the fructose variety – for improved health, vitality and assisting weight loss.

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The Loneliness Pandemic

With enforced isolation as a result of COVID-19 restrictions, loneliness – and its link to a rise in depression and mental illness – has become a prime concern.

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FOOD is not the ENEMY

Restrictive eating, extreme and yoyo diets are damaging to both the body and mind and rob us of one of life’s greatest pleasures. An eating disorder survivor who went on to become a chef and nutritionist tells how to end the war.

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Fly Free

How an injured baby bird gave wings to a family in distress – and put them on a flight path to major destinations

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The Face of Lockdown

Staring at our own faces during virtual meetings and catch-ups has given rise to what has been dubbed the Zoom Boom – a surge in demand for cosmetic medical procedures to address “Lockdown Face”

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The Exercise Prescription

Can you exercise your way to COVID-19 immunity and cancer recovery? A new book – the collaboration of doctors, scientists, researchers and athletes as well as patients of St Vincent’s Hospital Sydney – says you can.

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Take a breather!

We take it for granted – the automatic reflex and life force of breathing. But if we are more mindful about the way we breathe it will boost both physical and mental health.

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Seafood Santa

BY JUSTINE SCHOFIELD MORTON BAY BUG TACO SERVES 6 PREP: 15 MINUTES COOKING: 25 MINUTES Ingredients 6 La Banderita flour street tacos 6 Morton Bay

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Gourmet on the Go

WITH AN EMPIRE BUILT ON RECIPES DESIGNED FOR BUSY PEOPLE WHO WANT INSPIRATION FOR MOUTH-WATERING, FAST AND EASY DISHES, TV’S POPULAR EVERYDAY GOURMET AND BEST-SELLING AUTHOR JUSTINE SCHOFIELD TELLS HOW SHE JUGGLES IT ALL

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(Good) Carbs are not the Enemy

MANY PEOPLE HARBOUR FEARS AND PHOBIAS ABOUT CERTAIN FOODS – NOTABLY CARBOHYDRATES – THAT AREN’T BASED IN NUTRITIONAL SCIENCE, DEPRIVING THEMSELVES OF ESSENTIAL NUTRIENTS FOR MIND AND BODY, AS WELL AS ENJOYMENT. IT’S ALL ABOUT KNOWING HOW TO MAKE THE BEST CHOICES, IN WHAT QUANTITIES, AND WHEN TO EAT THEM.

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Mindful Drinking

ALCOHOL CONSUMPTION IS ON THE RISE IN THE AGE OF COVID – THE PRACTICE OF BEING AWARE OF WHY AND HOW MUCH YOU DRINK AND WHETHER IT IS SUPPORTING YOU

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Time to Hit the Road

GET YOUR GEAR ON TO MOVE MORE! PERSONAL TRAINER AND REALITY STAR BROOKE JOWETT’S TIPS TO GET AND KEEP MOVING, TO KEEP STRESS AND ANXIETY AT BAY

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B good to your Skin

“Slip, slop, slap” has been part of our vernacular for almost 40 years. It’s almost second nature when under the harsh Australian sun to slip

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10 Ways to Reduce Food Waste and Save Money

BEING MINDFUL ABOUT HOW MUCH FOOD YOU REALLY NEED TO BUY AND IN WHAT PACKAGING/CARRY BAGS, MINIMISING THE AMOUNT YOU THROW OUT (AND DISPOSING OF IT IN A POSITIVE WAY), YOU CAN MAKE HUGE SAVINGS ON THE HOUSEHOLD BUDGET WHILE HELPING THE PLANET.

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The Importance of Self Compassion

HOW DO WE START TO BUILD RESILIENCE TO BOUNCE BACK FROM TRAUMA, TRAGEDY, THE EXTREME STRESS AND DISAPPOINTMENT OF COVID? ONE WAY IS TO BE KINDER TO AND MORE UNDERSTANDING OF ONESELVES

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A firefighter posing with a koala saved from bush fire for Australian Firefighter Calendar 2021, Thrive Magazine Issue 4

Smoking Hot

The perennially popular Australian Fire Fighters Calendar is back for 2021 with a special focus on supporting wildlife injured and displaced by the bushfires. And

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Food as medicine

Many modern maladies and the need to take medication could be avoided – or at least alleviated – if people had a better understanding of

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Born to Run

It helps to build strong bones, strengthen muscles, improve cardiovascular fitness and burns plenty of kilojoules. But how to get running can be a daunting prospect – marathon woman Erica King tells how

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