WellBeing Wild3 min de lecture
A Wild Welcome
Wild ones. Before we get into issue four and celebrate our one-year-old birthday with a good ol’ iso shindig, we’d like to pay our respects to our Country and its people. WILD is created on Bundjalung Country in Byron Bay and printed on Gadigal Count
WellBeing Wild4 min de lecturePopular Culture & Media Studies
In Real Life
As the COVID-19 dance of lockdown laws and ever-changing restrictions continues, online interactions have become the norm. If I’m not facilitating an online workshop, I’m group chatting with friends or attending my millionth Zoom get-together. In a r
WellBeing Wild5 min de lecture
Building A Meaningful Home
While on a ladder ramming wet hempcrete into wall cavities of Tom’s soonto-be home, I chat to the architect, permaculturist, teacher and surfer and find out what it’s like bringing a hempcrete house to life. Hempcrete, also known as hemp concrete or
WellBeing Wild3 min de lecture
Love Letters From Issue Three
Well, wasn’t issue three a stunning cover to style and shoot? We received so many beautiful images and kind words about this issue — thank you all so much. Here are a few of our favourite shots, including one from our issue three cover artist, the wi
WellBeing Wild7 min de lectureGender Studies
The Fluidity Of Sexuality
When you stumble upon your sexuality in your mid-20s, or rather realise your heterosexuality is presumed rather than definite, the experience is similar to a really well-planned surprise party. You have no idea it’s going to happen although you’ve de
WellBeing Wild4 min de lecture
Adios, Single Use
When did it all begin? What inspired you to start KeepCup? KeepCup started in a Melbourne cafe with a simple idea: keep it and use it again. I co-founded KeepCup with my brother, Jamie, back in 2009. At the time, we were running cafes in Melbourne an
WellBeing Wild1 min de lecturePsychology
Wild Welcome
Have you heard of the Japanese word ikigai? Although there’s no direct English translation, ikigai is a term that embodies the idea of happiness in living. Take a moment to think about your ikigai — the reason why you get up in the morning. Is it to
WellBeing Wild4 min de lecturePolitics
A Chosen Exile
I landed in Australia in March, 2020, exactly six hours before quarantine was imposed on all travellers arriving into the country. I flew from Berlin with my new partner. We were looking forward to our first romantic holiday but instead ended up in l
WellBeing Wild4 min de lecturePsychology
Embracing The Lull
We’ve all experienced a time when we were caught in-between. A moment where we drifted, took a pause or felt stuck. Let’s call it a lull. Lulls create quiet in our lives and compel us to step outside our usual habits and routines. But as with all of
WellBeing Wild4 min de lectureMedical
Immunity For Infinity And Beyond
Your body, including your gut, skin and other mucosal environments, is colonised by a significant number of microbes. Collectively, they are referred to as your microbiota. Bacteria dominate your gut, yet archaea, fungi, viruses and parasites also ex
WellBeing Wild3 min de lecture
Tiny Love Stories
Thirty years ago, Ronnie was speaking at an event in Newcastle when Aunty Kerrie first saw him. “I want that one,” she thought. He was a T-uhoe leader and “a speaker that others would be jealous of … magnificent and beautiful in his language”. Then t
WellBeing Wild4 min de lecture
6 Things About Money You Must Know
Let’s not beat around the bush. School taught us a lot of things, but how to master our financial lives was not one of them. We are not a generation that shies away from taboo topics for the sake of protecting archaic social norms. We want to share t
WellBeing Wild4 min de lectureMedical
Are You sti-free?
Hands intertwined, hearts racing, lips locked — you’re keen to get on with it as much as your new partner. Suddenly your nagging brain kicks in. Red flag. We haven’t talked about sexually transmitted infections (STIs)! Are they STI-free? Asking someo
WellBeing Wild5 min de lecturePsychology
Sweet Child O’ Mine
Being a great mum has nothing to do with your relationship status. In fact, it has nothing to do with anybody else. For the women who choose it and thrive in the role, motherhood is simply a state of being. So can you do it on your own? With the help
WellBeing Wild4 min de lecturePsychology
What It Means To Be A Full-time Yoga Teacher
“Yoga teacher” has become one of the most aspirational jobs of our time. But it’s not an easy gig to make a living from. Most yoga teachers work part-time, juggle a few classes a week and have a side hustle. Of course, it’s possible to be a full-time
WellBeing Wild4 min de lectureMedical
Non-hormonal Contraception Methods
Knowledge is power and being informed about all the contraceptive options available can help you decide which is best for your health. Why choose non-hormonal contraception? You want to keep your own wonderful endogenous hormones flowing through your
WellBeing Wild5 min de lecturePsychology
Sjana Earp
When do you feel wild? What makes you feel the most alive? Stripping bare, whether it be of my clothes or my emotions, and existing unapologetically. Sometimes that could see me being a “rudie nudie” in the bush or on the beach and taking a skinny di
WellBeing Wild4 min de lecture
Anna Walsh Draws Flowers
What makes you feel the most wild and alive? I guess I would have to say painting. I am very much a homebody and quite an introvert, so I’m not exactly an adventurous person. However, when I am really in the flow with an artwork, time just flies by a
WellBeing Wild5 min de lecture
Planet-friendly Periods
Staying at home this year has brought about some inconvenient truths. For one, the magical sanitary-product-removing fairies who take care of those bathroom bins at work don’t appear to be doing home visits (rude!). This has been an unexpected and di
WellBeing Wild6 min de lecture
Female Form
When do you feel wild? What makes you feel the most alive? I feel the most alive when immersed in whatever creative scenario I find myself in, whether that’s designing things, dreaming up ideas and bringing my visions to life. Music and movement, my
WellBeing Wild6 min de lectureScience & Mathematics
Aries, you are a fireball of passion trailblazing and starting things with your magic, energising touch. This season for you is all about slowing down to become more deliberate and clear. Mars, your ruler, has been retrograde since the 9th of Septemb
WellBeing Wild4 min de lecturePsychology
Mental Health
There are many things that we can collectively do to help combat our alarming suicide statistics. Remember that suicide prevention is up to every single one of us. It is important to take time to learn some basic things that you might be able to do t
WellBeing Wild4 min de lecture
Treasure Hunt
What makes you feel the most wild? Hands down, being with my friends and going skinny dipping in the ocean is something that makes me feel the most alive and wild (although I don’t get to do it too often). In my work I feel particularly invigorated w
WellBeing Wild2 min de lecture
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WellBeing Wild7 min de lectureCookbooks, Food, & Wine
Healthy Hair, Naturally
Split ends, frizzy fly-aways, dull and dehydrated hair? If you’ve complained about these hair woes, there are ways to overcome them — but don’t expect the answers to await inside the latest haircare packaging. Traditional advice of “it’s the products
WellBeing Wild3 min de lectureDesign
She’s Got Style
What makes you feel the most wild and alive? I love to exercise and work hard to eat well, keeping my diet as natural as possible. This, along with an occasional matcha latte, gives me the energy to run my company while enjoying being a new mum. I al
WellBeing Wild3 min de lectureRegional & Ethnic
Delicious Japanese food
If you love Japanese food but feel intimidated by the difficult techniques and hard-to-source ingredients, you are who Aya Nishimura, the Japanese-born food stylist and home economist, had in mind when creating Japanese Food Made Easy. Within the bea
WellBeing Wild3 min de lecture
Skin For All Seasons
There’s a reason why Clémence Organics has only a single line of products in its range. “It’s because I don’t believe in skin types,” says founder and naturopath Bridget Carmady. “I know it’s a bold statement but hear me out.” Bridget says the skin t
WellBeing Wild4 min de lectureDesign
Leather Love
What is a quality you love about yourself and another you love about your work? The qualities I value most about myself are my determination and positivity. I think these have been crucial in enhancing so many aspects of my life. In work I love being
WellBeing Wild4 min de lecture
Brain Food
NEAL LAYTON, HACHETTE Looking for a simple and clear way to explain climate change to your kids? Neal Layton’s latest children’s picture book, A Climate in Chaos, is written for kids aged five years or older and clearly explains what climate change i
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