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When I was Growing Up: Wellbeing and Rejuvenation

Marye O’Brien, of Maiaveda, is a partner of Daylesford Macedon Tourism and inspires us with her…

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Curiosity the Antidote to Anxiety

Life is one big unknown. We don’t know what will happen next, so why do we worry about the unknown?…

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Things That Lift Your Spirits

When times are tough, it’s important to keep forging ahead, keep your body active and keep your…

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Relishing a Healthier You this Autumn

Imagine embracing the onset of the cooler months in a state of calm and vitality. As the leaves…

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Lost Trades Fair Touring Route Itinerary

So, you’re heading to the Lost Trades Fair to meet the makers and be inspired by lost arts and…

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Summer Night Sky

We’re fortunate in Australia to have some of the darkest skies in the world, perfect for…

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Warming to Global Change

The drive towards sustainability by businesses across the region is on the increase. And it brings…

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Get on Your Bike and Go

Our region has long been the centre of ‘wellness’, a state of being that can be achieved in…

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Best Short Walks

Need a natural health kick? Since the late 1800s people have visited the Daylesford and Macedon…


Pump it Up

There’s a gurgling sound as the water is drawn up from deep within the earth below.

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The Art of Bathing

In the west, a bath is a place we go to cleanse our body. In Japan, one bathes to cleanse the soul.

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Men Have Skin in This Game

As winter rushes at us, the word is out for men: start looking after your skin.

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The Art Of Movement

With the shorter and colder days in winter, here’s a sequence of four asanas (postures). They might…

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Man of the Land: David Holmgren

David Holmgren comes in from the garden of Melliodora, his home on the edge of a gully in Hepburn…

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Gut Health

In a strange and circuitous way my life has led me to thinking daily about an old adage: ‘go with…

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Hemp: A Boutique Industry Waiting for you to Discover

Hemp is no longer the domain of the tie-dyed, brownie-munching hippy. The contemporary hemp crop…