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Health & Wellbeing

Health & Wellbeing, Parks & Playgrounds

Four Fantastic Outdoor Fitness Options in Coogee

Coogee is easy to get to by bus from the city and Bondi Junction, or walk the coast path around from Bondi in the north or Maroubra in the south. If you have to drive, be warned that parking is a real headache on weekends and holidays [there’s still no meters in most streets though]. The promenade is great for walking, cycling and just people-watching: early mornings bring out the boot campers and sand sprinters, beach volleyball is set up on the sand and on the grass in the afternoons there are performers practising slack line walking, drummers, buskers, Latin…

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Health & Wellbeing, Inspiration

3 Apr 2022 – Daylight Saving Time Ends

3 Apr 2022 – Daylight Saving Time Ends, Clock Changes in Sydney. When local daylight time is about to reach Sunday, 3 April 2022, 3:00:00 am clocks are turned backward 1 hour to Sunday, 3 April 2022, 2:00:00 am local standard time instead. Sunrise and sunset will be about 1 hour earlier on 3 Apr 2022 than the day before. There will be more light in the morning. Also called Fall Back and Winter Time. More info: Australia & New Zealand End DST

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Health & Wellbeing, Pregnancy & Birth

10 Important Things to Consider When Planning a Pregnancy

Planning a pregnancy is an exciting time. I’m sure you’re thinking of all the things that will change in your life, what this new family member might be like, talking about names and planning a nursery. Having time to pre-plan your pregnancy is also a great opportunity to ensure you are in the best possible position physically and emotionally to have a healthy and rewarding experience during your pregnancy. Visit Your GP When you’re starting to think about planning a pregnancy, I always recommend a visit to your GP for a general health check-up and to discuss any considerations that are specific to…

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Health & Wellbeing, Inspiration, Parks & Playgrounds

Five of the best local dog walks

Dogs living in the Woollahra Council area are lucky pooches. Our four-legged fur babies (along with their owners of course) are welcome to explore some of the most stunning beaches, parklands and coastline in Sydney. While there are some paw-fect spots where dogs can enjoy energetic off-leash play, dog carers love taking their pups for on-leash strolls in our beautiful local area. Here are some favourite local dog walks in the Woollahra area and surrounds. Rose Bay Beach and Promenade Rose Bay is a pooch paradise. Rose Bay Foreshore (between Dumaresq Reserveand Percival Park) is pure doggy delight as hounds…

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Health & Wellbeing, Kids, Parks & Playgrounds

Go4Fun, Term 1 Kensington Program

What does Go4Fun involve Free fun and fitness for children above a healthy weight Designed for NSW children aged between 7 and 13 years who are above a healthy weight, Go4Fun is a fun way to learn more about healthier living. The program focuses on making lifestyle changes as a family, encourages healthy eating habits and fitness and improves self-esteem in kids. Best of all, it’s completely free. Just two hours a week, during school terms Go4Fun takes place during school terms, usually after school. It’s run by qualified health professionals, including dietitians and exercise physiologists. Sessions run once a…

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For Mums, Health & Wellbeing, Parenting, Pregnancy & Birth

Matrescence explained: why we all need to know about it

Right now, I’m a mother of a five-year-old. And my mind is blown by the sheer amount of personal growth I’ve achieved during that rather short time, compared to the rest of the rich and rewarding life I’ve had before I became a mum. I never thought motherhood would be such a challenging and transformative experience for me. In hindsight, I realise that it started well before my daughter came into this world. I felt a shift within me as I was trying to conceive, a journey that took two years, lots of tears and a crash course in surrender….

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Health & Wellbeing

The Rug Cleaning Centre

New Service In the Eastern Suburbs. We’d like to introduce Eastern Suburbs Mums to our specialist rug cleaning service.  If you have kids or pets you might have a grubby rug in need of a good clean. We’ve seen all kinds of stains and have variety of treatments and solutions to remove them. All our cleaning products are safe for children, pets and those with allergies. WHY CHOOSE US?  We make it easy for you by coming to your house, rolling up your dirty rug and taking it to our purpose-built cleaning centre. Once there our thorough 10-step process ensures: …

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Health & Wellbeing

6 of the best local stair runs (or walks)

With Summer  around the corner, there a lots good reasons to get out there and work up a sweat outdoors. The local area offers lots of heart-pumping outdoor workouts to try and gorgeous walks to shake off the lockdown blues. But if you’re looking to mix up your exercise routine, step up and check out the best stair runs (or walks) in your neighbourhood. Sydney boasts an eclectic variety of historical steps designed to let people reach ridgelines without going the long way round. Residents still use these conveniently-placed staircases as shortcuts or as a way to clock up the…

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Health & Wellbeing

Keeping Your Loved Ones Safe and Independent at Home

As many of us edge into the middle stages of our lives, our parents are also stepping into a new period and sometimes this means they require extra care and support. We can be understandably reluctant to relocate our parents to a residential aged care home, so a dilemma arises. How can we advocate for their independence at home but also ensure they are receiving the care, support and companionship they need? At Regal Health, we can provide you with the perfect solution – Here are FOUR reasons why you should consider a Home Care Package with us. 24/7 Care…

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Events, Health & Wellbeing

MEDIA MAVENS SET TO STRIDE OUT FOR MENTAL HEALTH

Stellar Ambassador line up for Sydney Coastrek 2022 An impressive line-up of women in the media are set to stride out in the annual Sydney Coastrek challenge next March, walking for mental health with a goal of raising $2million for Beyond Blue. Respected broadcaster, Jennifer Byrne, and Walkley Award winner Tracey Spicer AM will lead two Coastrek Ambassador teams and embark on a 12-week training program of mood enhancing hikes in preparation for their coastal adventure and are encouraging others to join them.  Byrne will lead her team – ‘Hunters and Gatherers’, which includes Body & Soul lifestyle writer, Angela Mollard;…

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