‘Being accountable for my wellbeing requires scheduling in time for my goals and passions outside of the classroom.’ Here, English teacher Marissa Lombardo shares how attending Italian classes to learn the language has helped her make new friends, connect with her family culture and challenge herself in new ways.
We’ve all been told we should be aiming to drink eight glasses of water each day. But, how accurate is this recommendation? In this article, we speak with Dr Dominique Condo, Senior Lecturer in Sports Nutrition at Deakin University and Performance Dietician at the Richmond Football Club about preventing dehydration.
‘If you’re short on time it’s a great one for dipping in and out of without losing the flow. I also love books that make you stop, reflect and want to share with others, and Phosphorescence certainly ticks all those boxes.’ Teacher editor, Jo Earp, shares her review of Phosphorescence by Julia Baird.
‘Finally in Victoria, we are settling into some cooler weather which always has me craving a warm, nourishing bowl of soup. Minestrone soup is my favourite, mostly because of how flexible the recipe is.’ Editorial Assistant for Teacher, Dominique Russell, shares her recipe for Minestrone soup.
Understanding your diet and implementing healthy eating habits can be an empowering way to take charge of your heart health. Here, we speak with Senior Food and Nutrition Advisor at the Heart Foundation, Jemma O’Hanlon, about the foods and eating habits that can promote heart health.
In our annual reader survey we ask you to finish the sentence ‘to me, wellbeing means…’. In this infographic, we share some of your responses.
Grief caused by bereavement is something we will all encounter at some point in our lives, but there are also many other different types of grief and loss that we can experience – whether it’s the loss of a pet, having a sick or elderly relative, or grief caused by natural disasters. Here, we look at the different types of grief and loss and how they can impact our overall wellbeing.
For adults over the age of 25 in Victoria, participation rates in sport are below 10 per cent. But research shows playing sport has a positive impact on our social, mental and physical wellbeing. Here, Dr Rochelle Eime shares some strategies for re-engaging in team and club-based sport.
Editorial Assistant for Teacher, Zoe Kaskamanidis, shares her recipe for an easy to make, walnut-packed banana bread.
‘I am still an advocate of moving for wellbeing, but the way that I do that movement has been adjusted. My biggest take away, so far, has been that changing how you move is okay, just as long as you do move.’ Teacher Aimee Blazek shares how she adjusted her exercise regime while pregnant so she could still move her body.