Welcome to the land of Oat Milk & Manuka Honey
Nestled in the rural outskirts of Atlanta, Georgia, lies the town of Serenbe: a revolutionary wellness utopia designed to keep its residents fit, thriving and happy – for life. Could it hold the cure for the maladies of urban living? Or should its promises be taken with a healthy pinch of Himalayan salt? Before the world went into lockdown, one zen-seeking writer made the journey to find out
Laura Enever walked away from her pro surfing career to conquer the big waves as a freesurfer. Here, she reveals why she followed her heart
OUR KINDA GIRL... Elle Ferguson
Take a scroll through Elle Ferguson’s Instagram and you’d be forgiven for thinking the mogul had it easy: an impressive following, a successful tanning product range, and better locks than a haircare commercial. What you won’t find on there are the sleepless nights, countless rejections and the time she spent relabelling bottles on her living room floor. Here, the 32-year-old talks backing yourself and the secret behind her beauty brand, Elle Effect.
If it's not a Hell Yeah, it's a NO!
Sure thing! No probs! Of course! Happy to help! The word ‘yes’ easily rolls off the tongue in a million agreeable ways. But what if we told you that, contrary to everything the world has taught you so far, saying yes isn’t actually the key to winning at life? In fact, it might just be holding you back.
How to Live to...120
Jennifer Aniston, J.Lo and Jane Fonda have nailed the art of defying time, but us mere mortals don’t have their kind of dough (or specialists). Instead, take a lesson in longevity from the “blue zones”, hot spots that are home to the planet’s longest-living populations.
9 Biggest Lies In Wellness
Whether activating your glutes or your almonds, the struggle to decipher #fitspo fact from fiction is real. Between social media influencers, Reddit zealots and that pushy guy at the supplement store, some seriously ridiculous – and potentially dangerous – ideas have moved from fringe theory to health gospel. It doesn’t help that the booming wellness industry, worth an estimated $4.5 trillion, is difficult to regulate. So to help you navigate these heavily filtered waters, here are the new health virtues that shouldn’t be – and a few simple tactics you can use to actually improve your life.
Clean Up Your Digital Act
The realistic way to make over your relationship with tech
Kate The Fighter
Actress Kate Beckinsale is stronger than ever thanks to a no B.S diet, near-daily workouts and a refreshingly optimistic outlook. (oh, and she’ll date whoever she wants, thank you very much)
What’s it like to swim solo for hours with sharks lurking below? Meet the record-breaking swimmer who knows
She lit up Dancing with the Stars last year, but these days actor Olympia Valance saves her moves solely for house parties. Now, she has a new fitness love: the weights room. And she wants you to get your strong on
Where Have All The Drinkers Gone?
Teetotalism has become a badge of honour, the alcohol-free market is booming and mindfulness has ousted getting messy. But while millennials are showing up for sober club nights, the next generation has opted out of drinking culture entirely. WH finds out why...
The AI Revolution Is Coming: Here's How To Future -Proof Your Career
Robots are coming for your job. Not only yours, but another 20 million jobs around the world over the next 10 years. That’s how media outlets reported on the results of a 2019 paper released by global forecaster Oxford Economics. If you think that sounds rather dystopian, wait until your anxiety-fuelled googling brings up news headlines claiming it’s actually 800 million jobs – not a meagre 20 mill – that will be eliminated by robots by the time 2030 hits.
Science-Backed Hacks To Hit Your Body Goals
No more diets! A revolutionary new book promises to help you take control of your weight – for good
THE WH Nutrition Dictionary
‘Must google that later,’ you think, as someone in your running club waxes lyrical about the amino acid profile of their protein shake. We’ll save you the trouble with this cheat sheet to trending nutrition terms
THE POWER OF Being Your Own SO
How to feel truly happy as a single person in a world that worships pairs? Just ask the growing number of women embracing the new ‘self-partnering’ trend and enjoying the kind of freedom they only dreamed about...
Why Does Sorry Seem to be the Hardest Word?
Apologising is a minefield – here’s how to get it right
How to Nail a Fail
Junior Writer Harriet Sim dons her student cap to find out whether getting an F is the key to success
The Skye's the limit
She’s known for helping women feel empowered. But after 10 years as one of the world’s top fitness influencers, Emily Skye finally feels like she’s “enough”. This is how the star trainer accessed her inner superhero
FITNESS FIRST DATES
Forget after-work drinks or awkward coffees. In today’s Tinder-driven world, there’s a case to be made for sweating away your first-date facade. One swiped out journalist swaps bars for barbells in her quest for love
The Friendship Break-up
So no one told you life was gonna be this way?
City to Ski
WH Creative Director Adam Williams discovers the dream urban and snow break, all in one place!
Should I Be Eating Full-fat Dairy?
Heard full-cream milk is where it’s at? Dietitian Laura Tilt breaks things down
A LIFE WITHOUT ENERGY
TRX at 6:30am followed by tequila on the rocks 12 hours later. For women who want to live their best life, energy is currency. So when an illness strikes that robs you of it, you’re left feeling not only devastated but invisible, too. Here, one writer shares how witnessing chronic fatigue syndrome up close has taught her that energy is not a certainty but a privilege
Are Magic Shrooms A Cure For Gloom?
The race to bring the next generation of anti-depressants to the market is on, and shrooms are leading the pack. As a trial gets underway to test the effectiveness of psilocybin – the psychoactive ingredient in magic mushrooms – in treating depression, WH reports from the lab on the front line of the psychedelic renaissance
Happy N.Y.E (New Year Energy)
How to feel perkier than a crateful of V
A Great(er Palm Springs) Getaway
It’s not all about Coachella. WH Digital Content Manager Lauren Williamson discovers why this SoCal region needs to be on your zen bucket list, stat!
The Delicious Diet That Tames Inflammation
You know you want to avoid it like you do Kyle Sandilands’ Burning Man photos, because inflammation has been linked with depression, weight gain, skin issues, Alzheimer’s and heart disease. Now, a new book declares the anti-inflammatory diet a game changer. WH investigates
Tiffiny Hall...Is Here To Help You Dominate 2020
Nothing deters this star trainer from smashing her goals. Not a 30kg weight gain, 40 rejection letters or a hard-to-turn-down opportunity from one of Hollywood’s hottest stars. This is how she does it
No Pain All Gain
What if we told you that you could injury-proof your bod and fire up your resting metabolic rate at the same time? Yep, we thought you’d like that...
Meet The New Kayla
Megastar Trainer Kayla Itsines Opens Up About Pregnancy, Postpartum Body Shaming And How Motherhood Has Changed Her For The Better