After a review of the non-educational use of mobile devices in schools, the NSW Government has decided to ban the use of mobile phones in primary schools by students. CyberSafety Lady Leonie Smith breaks down the new regulations and its possible effects.
Burritos, burgers, dumplings and nachos make you think ‘delicious but unhealth’, right? Does veganism and plant-based eating immediately make you think ‘tasteless, hard to prepare’ and so forth? V-Lish is a new home delivery option that’s already going gangbusters on the beaches: COVERED. sat down with founder Vicky Harris to find out what the fuss is all about.
Summer is coming to an end but not the importance of water safety. It’s important that your child or baby doesn’t lose their confidence around water from prolonged breaks. Early introduction to water and breath control allows your child to enjoy the pleasure of exploring the tactile senses and stimulation that helps in their development.
City life is chaotic at the best of times, so why not escape it for a blissful few days at Billabong Retreat? Only a stone’s throw from Sydney, you’ll learn simple skills to live a healthier and happier life on your return.
It might be coming to the end of summer, but that doesn’t mean you have to stop thinking about your health, wellness and more importantly, surf fitness. After all, you don’t want to be heading back into the water mid-October with ‘spaghetti arms,’ do you? Celebrity trainer Shannan Ponton is here to help, with his tips on how to stay fit, healthy and active in the surf.
In the summer of 1984, I drove from Hamburg in Germany all the way down to the Costa Brava in Spain. I’d just started windsurfing. My girlfriend and I wanted to experience the beauty of the Mediterranean summer and be in the waves as much as we could.
In a nutshell, One Eighty is a bunch of twenty-somethings looking out for their mates on the beaches. The charity does mental health care and awareness a little differently, with a focus on youth suicide prevention.
With one Kelly Slater set to grace Manly Beach for the Vissla Sydney Surf Pro this March, there’s no doubt groms, beginners, pros and locals are going to want to shape up. Manly Surf School and the High Performance Surf Centre (HPSC) can help you fine tune your skills, whatever level you’re at.
On the Northern Beaches, the issue of mental health is especially pertinent. In 2018, 30 people took their own lives according to statistics from the Northern Beaches Police Area Command. There’s no sugar coating it. The bitter truth is, we’re facing a mental health crisis and our little corner of the world is at the heart of this bleak dilemma.
The holidays can be a great time of celebration but for some, the approaching holiday season can heighten stress. There’s an overwhelming pressure to be happy and an expectation that the season will lift our spirits.
What to look out for when downloading a new game for their child to ensure that it is fun, safe and age appropriate, while reflecting an individual family’s tastes? CyberSafety Lady Leonie Smith explains what you can do.
Former radio host and media personality Maz Compton left behind the beam of public attention to focus on the health and wellbeing of herself and others. She now owns two F45 studios, one in Avalon, with her husband and says she loves being part of promoting a healthy lifestyle on the Northern Beaches.
The most important part of starting an exercise program is to begin with movement you enjoy and to find ‘your tribe’ – then the rest is easy, or easier. Fitness and wellness expert Jill Healy-Quintard explains why.