Health

Written by Cat Woods ・  Images from A Guiding Light・  5 mins   They are divine to look at and imbued with energetic powers to heal, strengthen, cleanse and calm. Crystals are becoming more and more popular as jewellery, in the home, and in beauty products. If you're wondering which...

Written by Cat Woods ・  5 mins   Is hot yoga good for my skin? Will it make me break out? Can I wear makeup or should I cleanse before class? All these questions answered by a natural beauty expert.   Belinda Hughes is a professional beauty therapist who uses and advocates natural products....

Written by Tamara Siekman  ・ Image by William Randles  ・  5 mins In a time where ‘being busy’ is now the norm, yoga has become increasingly popular in the western world as a way to ‘wind down’ and practice mindfulness.    The only issue with this is the style of...

Written by Malinda Hayward  ・  10 mins I’m officially a Yoga Teacher! And you know what, no word of a lie – it’s the best thing I’ve ever done. I feel like my life has been building up to this moment of feeling unwavering contentment with everything in...

Written by Cat Woods ・ Photographs by Nassima Rothacker  ・ 5 mins These 3 delicious recipes for vegan food come from Deliciously Ella: The Plant-Based Cookbook by Ella Mills. Whether you crave a flavour-packed stack of corn fritters or a soft-centred, delicious peanut butter and chocolate dessert, we've got you covered.   Three Vegan...

Written by Cat Woods ・  10 mins   Shauna Hawkes has been a teacher with Power Living Australia for the past eight years. She teaches, facilitates programs, runs workshops and supports the teacher training program. In addition to her role as a teacher, mentor and facilitator, she is also a...

Written by Cat Woods ・ 5 mins A Buddha Bowl is a big bowl of plant-based goodness. Buddha Bowl ingredients and portions are rooted in the principles of Chinese Medicine to dictate the ideal combination of wholegrains, vegetables and protein.   The beauty of Buddha Bowls are that you can tweak...

Written by Siobhan Hodgson・ Photos by Jamie Kennedy ・ 10 mins Research is recognising what we yogis have always known - yoga is good for your mental health.   One in five Australians aged 16-85 will experience a mental illness in any given year, according to findings from the National Survey of...

Written by Dr Tim Crowe ・ 10 mins Raw food eating is one of today’s hottest dietary trends. So does this mean you should pause and think twice before obliterating the nutrients in your food every time you cook it? Fear not – on the scales of health,...

Written by Power Living Staff ・ Image by Jamie・ 5 mins Over the last few years when I’ve been meeting people I tell them that I’m a Pilates teacher. I normally get raised eyebrows as a response and a great interest in what I do, followed by the question...