Wellness

Wellness
How To Introduce Couple’s Sex Toys To The Bedroom For The First Time

If you’ve been in a relationship for a while now, and you’re wondering exactly how and when it’s appropriate to broach the…

Wellness
Become A Yogi Master With Lululemon’s Game-Changing New Yoga Mat

Whether you’re at a yoga class every second day without fail or you just like to wind down with a vinyasa every now and again,…

Health & Beauty
5 Emerging Wellness Trends We Tried So You Don’t Have To

Following recent events, if you have found yourself re-prioritising your self-care and wellness, we feel you. To ensure the opportunity to…

Wellness
Everything You Need To Know About Sexual Wellness, According To A Sex Coach

Everyone is talking about sexual wellness these days—but what is it? Is it having a bedside drawer full of sex toys and lubes? Is it…

News
Everything You Need To Know About ‘Data Bias’ And How It Affects Women

At Urban List, we believe it’s important to recognise trailblazers who align their values with actions, which is why we’ve…

Wellness
Limber Up, This Online Store Is Giving Away $75,000 Worth Of Sex Toys

Brace your erotic selves, one of Australia’s biggest sex toy meccas is giving away all the pleasure goods and to put it…

Wellness
Set Your Intentions With This Beginner’s Guide To Crystals

Maybe you’ve got a piece of rose quartz sitting on your bedroom dresser collecting dust. Maybe you’ve been eyeing up an amethyst…

Wellness
Sweet Dreams, Here’s How To Get A Better Night’s Sleep Tonight

While we might all be going to bed earlier (like A LOT earlier) and sleeping in longer since going into lockdown, our sleeping patterns seem…

Wellness
How To Create The Ultimate Zen Meditation Space

After being forced to spend most of 2020 confined inside (global pandemics tend to have that effect), we’ve gotten pretty good at…

Wellness
Australia’s First Same Day Morning After Pill Delivery Service Just Launched

Appropriately coinciding with International Women’s Day on Monday 8 March, Australia’s first morning after pill delivery service…

Wellness
Ask Allira | How The Hell Do I Manifest?

Welcome to Ask Allira, the monthly column where sassy psychic and badass spiritual and mindset coach Allira Potter will sprinkle her special…

Things To Do
Up Your ‘Gram Game At New Zealand’s 10 Most Beautiful Lavender Farms

With its bright purple colour and distinctive floral aroma, lavender is a favourite flower for many. And while it may be known to repel…

Health & Beauty
6 Mindfulness Activities To Try If You Struggle To Meditate

If there’s one thing we’ve learned over the past 12 months, it’s that prioritising your mental health and wellbeing is…

Things To Do
Forget Colouring Books, This Is The New Mindfulness Hobby To Get Around In 2021

If you’ve never been into colouring books and puzzles seem far too mundane, or you could never stay consistent with journaling, we may…

Planet
Ditch Your Standard Hand Sanitiser For This Game-Changing Sustainable Soap

Aside from face masks and toilet paper (we’re still shaking our heads at that one), hand sanitiser was easily one of the most popular…

Shopping
14 Genius Gifts To Treat Yourself To This Valentine’s Day

While we can all thank the ancient Romans for the most romantic day of the entire year, in the 21st Century, Valentine’s Day means a…

Wellness
Everything You Need To Know About CBD Oil Now That It’s Available Over The Counter

If you’re feeling like everyone is talking about CBD oil, it’s not your imagination. Google searches for CBD oil have gone up a…

Wellness
Say Namaste To 5 Of The Best Yoga Retreats In Australia

Yoga—good for the body, great for the soul, even better for the spirit. But rather than slug it out solo, why not head for one of…

Health & Beauty
7 Of The Best Essential Oils To Add To Your Diffuser

Grandma’s bathroom cupboard beware: Generation Y and Z is on to you and after your essential oil collection. Be it for sleep, stress…

Wellness
Start 2021 With A Bang, Lovehoney Just Announced A Mega 60% Off Sale

If you missed sexual wellness brand Lovehoney’s mammoth Boxing Dale sale last year, oh do we have the greatest news for you. Yep, the…

Health & Beauty
10 Ways To Look After Your Mental Health This Year, According To A Psychologist

In Australia, the prevalence of mental illness is hard to ignore, with approximately one in every five Australians experiencing a mental…

Career
Here’s Exactly How To Start Your Work Year Like A Boss

One thing we can probably all agree on? 2020 was a bit of a jerk. Most of us learnt to live that work-from-home life, playing musical chairs…

Wellness
Zen Out, Here Are 10 Yoga Mats You Can Buy Online Right Now

Not all yoga mats are created equal—or so we’re learning very quickly after thre weeks of isolation and trying our best to…

Travel
Lace Up Your Waterproof Boots And Hit 10 Of Australia’s Best Hikes And Walks

If the idea of pulling up your bootstraps and loading your life onto your back sparks joy, you’ll be glad to know there’s…

Wellness
Switch Off, Here’s How To Tell Your Boss You Need To Take A Mental Health Day

Here in Australia, while we are lucky enough to have paid sick leave, our workplace culture is usually at odds with the law—who…

Wellness
Slow Down And Enjoy The Moment With 6 Of The Best Meditation Apps

Unless you’re one of those people who can close their eyes, clear their mind and find some zen without instantly…

Hair & Beauty
Give Someone A Little Self-Care With This Gift Guide For All Things Beauty And Wellness

If there is one thing that is definitely on everyone’s wish list this year, it’s some time to take a breather and indulge in a…

Wellness
4 Summer Smoothie Recipes To Get You Glowing From The Inside Out

We are constantly being bombarded with beauty and skincare products to achieve everything from banishing acne and fine lines to boosting…

Wellness
5 Of The Best Air Purifying Plants To Green Up Your Bedroom With

Getting a good night’s sleep for some of us is like finding a needle in a haystack—rare, difficult to find and even harder to…

Wellness
6 Of The Best Lubes To Amp Up Your Fun Times

Lube in your sex life is what cheese in your food life should be, an absolute staple. Because without lube, there is no smorgasbord of…

Fitness
Get Motivated With 12 Of The Best Health And Fitness Apps To Download Now

If you would have told us 20 years ago we’d be using a mobile phone to exercise, we wouldn’t have believed you. But alas, some…

News
Meet The 6 Aussie Artists Adding Colour To Donating Blood This Year

2020 has been a wild ride for everyone, but if the year has taught us anything, it’s that nothing lifts your spirits quite like giving…

Health & Beauty
6 Of The Best Sleep Apps To Download Right Now

Struggling to sleep right now? Well pick up your phone, because we know just what might help. Picking up your phone to help you sleep may…

Wellness
Don’t Suffer In Silence, Here Are 8 Things To Do If You’re Feeling Down According To A Counsellor

2020 is a year that no one saw coming. Between health concerns, cancelled overseas adventures, job insecurity, not being able to see loved…

Planet
Keep Yourself And Your Conscience Clean, Here’s Why You Should Make The Switch To Castile Soap

You’ve probably heard the words ‘Castile soap’ thrown around before, and you’re most likely vaguely aware that…

Planet
Take Your Morning Smoothie To The Next Level With The Tastiest Vegan Protein Powders

With the weather getting warmer, we love to kick-start our day with a nourishing smoothie. But not all protein powders are created equal,…

Wellness
Kick That Iso Sugar Habit And Spread The Booch Love With This Easy Straight Swap

Healthy drink lovers listen up, Australia’s top selling Remedy Kombucha now comes in a 1.25 litre bottle so you can be THAT guy at…

Wellness
Find Your Inner Happiness With These Mood Shifting Journals And Cards

Your mental health is always as important as your physical health, but currently, with all the wild goings on in the world, our mental…

Wellness
Up Your Sexpert Game At Australia’s First Virtual Sexual Wellness Camp

The year is 2020 and fuelling your sexual wellness and happiness is truly up there with your mental health and overall wellbeing. Thank…

People
Take Note, XES Is The New Sex Toy Line Changing The Game For People With Disabilities

The sexual wellness industry is thriving, as is the world’s understanding of varying sexual experiences. If coronavirus had a…

TV & Movies
Treat Your Soul To 13 Of The Best Feel-Good Movies On Netflix

When your faith in humanity is yet to be restored, it means it’s time to throw your feet up and hit the best feel-good movies on…

Wellness
Take Your Foot Off The Gas, Here’s Why You Feel Like You’re Heading For Burnout

Six months into this pandemic (no really, we counted twice), most of us are adjusting to the new normal—or at the very least,…

Health & Beauty
Sweeten Up Your Bedroom Antics With 10 Of The Best Sex Toys

In the wise words of Justin Timberlake—we’re bringing sexy back (to the bedroom). The world of sex toys is a big one, to say…

Wellness
Start A Conversation, Here’s What To Say After R U OK? Day

With things the way they are out in the world at the moment, there's probably not a single one of us that can honestly answer…

Wellness
Add Some Self-Care To Your Next Online Order With The Iconic’s New Wellness Portal

How much easier would it be to squeeze in a little self-care time if we could just add some bath salts, essential oils and skin care…

Podcasts & Books
Take A Leap Into 5 Of The Best Sex-Positive Books Right Now

Gone are the days where reading books about sex are considered well, embarrassing (to say the least). We say open that sex book with a…

Homewares & Interiors
Give Dad The Gift Of Good Sleep, This Eco-Friendly Weighted Blanket Is 20% Off Right Now

With Father's Day under two weeks away, you might be deep into your annual 'wonder what to buy dad?' period—or you might…

Wellness
Cover Your Face, Here’s Where To Buy Reusable Face Masks In Australia

While face masks are currently only required in Melbourne right now, and strongly recommended in Sydney, there’s nothing stopping…

Food & Drink
Get Fired Up In The Kitchen Mid-Week With These Foolproof Dinner Kits

It’s 5.30pm. You’ve just clocked from work and your tummy is demanding it be paid some attention. The cold winter chills have…

Wellness
How To Stay Calm When Everyone Else Around You Is Freaking Out

There's a lot of uncertainty around Australia at the moment, actually, make that the world. With the coronavirus affecting the daily…

Wellness
Get Your Best Night’s Sleep Ever With These Sleep Awareness Week Tips

We all know how important a good night’s sleep is—mainly because of how much better we feel after a solid eight hours of shut…

Fitness
Get The Bod Of Your Dreams With These Next-Level At Home Workouts

Our mental health is just as important as physical health, especially during times like these. And a big part of this is maintaining some of…

Wellness
Go Deep On Your Emotions With “CrossFit For Your Emotions” Group, EVRYMAN

It's been described as "CrossFit for your emotions" and has grown quite a following in its home country of the U.S.A. And now, men's…

Wellness
Dial Up Your Antioxidant Intake With This All Natural Vitamin Shot

Let’s cut straight to the chase here. Women are far more prone to get UTI’s than guys and they really (really) suck when you do…

Wellness
Meet The Tradies On A Mission To Get People Talking About Mental Health

If you’ve ever been worried about someone’s mental health, and wanted to start a conversation with them about it but…

Health & Beauty
Brighten Your Spirits With These Must-Have Self-Care Essentials

Self-care is the phrase on everyone’s lips these days—we’re stressed, we’re tired, we’re putting way too much…

Wellness
Lift Your Spirits With These 6 Tips For Beating Seasonal Affective Disorder

Winter blues again? You’re not alone. Welcome to Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD). Significant enough to earn a place in the…

Health & Beauty
Prepare To Sweat, Here’s How To Get Your Fitness Groove Back After Iso

If you lost your motivation for home workouts somewhere back in April, you can find solace in the fact that you’re definitely not…

Health & Beauty
Plump Those Pillows, Here’s How A Sleep Routine Can Help You Sleep Better

Oh how we love sleep. We would even go so far as to say there is literally nothing better than a great night’s sleep—and the…

Wellness
Keep Moving, Here’s How To Keep Your Immune System In Fighting Shape

There’s a lot of health information flying around out there right now, including some silly, impractical and downright dangerous…

Health & Beauty
3 Women On What They Wish They Knew Before Their Fertility Treatments

As a 31-year-old woman who hopes to have children one day, one thing’s certain: receiving unsolicited advice about childbirth on…

Wellness
Do These 4 Things To Get A Better Night’s Sleep Tonight

It’s a common scene: you come home from a busy day, make dinner, fire off some emails, chill on the couch, all while feeling bone…

Wellness
Switch Off, Here’s How To Finally Start That Daily Meditation Practice

You’ve probably been thinking about starting meditation for a while—after all, we’re always telling you how good it is,…

Wellness
Deep Breaths, Here’s Why It’s Ok To Feel Anxious About Leaving Lockdown

After two months of working from home, catching up with friends and family via Zoom, not being able to work off our stress at the gym and…

Fitness
Runners On, Here’s Everything You Need To Know About Mindful Running

Alongside our love for runny poached eggs, Australians love to run. We’re running and jogging more than we were a decade ago, with…

Wellness
Relax, Here’s How To Create The Ultimate Luxury Wellness Retreat At Home

After the crazy year it’s been already, you deserve a time out. Not just a few hours, but a massive day of calm to reset and recharge.…

Health & Beauty
This Portable Blender Just Went On Sale So You Can Up Your Smoothie Game And Step Out Of Iso Glowing

With restrictions easing there’s finally a light at the end of the iso tunnel, so if you’re like us and you’ve been…

Style & Design
Ease Your Workout Anxiety Thanks To This Leak-Proof Activewear Label Changing The Game For Women

For many women, workout anxiety is a very real thing. Whether you have your period or you’re one of 37 per cent of Australian women…

Health & Beauty
RIP Period Pain, This Innovative Australian Startup Is A Game-Changer For Women Everywhere

Real talk: period pain sucks. I know because I deal with it every month. And frustratingly, it always seems to loom whenever something…

News
Urban Culture Curve | Pave A Way Forward With New Wave Positive Publishing

Welcome to the May 2020 Urban Culture Curve—your go-to guide to what’s on its way in, and on its way out, in urban culture.…

Career & Money
How To Nail Your WFH Set Up According To A Chiropractor

Here’s the thing. Working from home can be bittersweet. Sure, you may be able to pop the alarm on snooze more times than usual and…

Health & Beauty
Here Is Everything You Need To Know About The Government’s New COVID-19 Tracing App

As we’ve all no doubt obsessively read and re-read over the last few weeks, in order for Australia’s current lockdown rules and…

Wellness
Breathe In, Here’s 8 Things To Do If You Feel Cooped Up In Isolation

When you start trying to engage your delivery driver in a chat about wine varieties and talking to your coffee maker, you know that…

Wellness
Here’s How To Do A Digital Detox And Give Yourself The Ultimate Self-Care Day

Just as you're beginning to feel like you've got this iso thing down pat, there seems to be a light at the end of the…

Wellness
Here’s How To Unplug from Technology And Give Yourself The Ultimate Self-Care Day

Just as you're beginning to feel like you've got this iso thing down pat, there seems to be a light at the end of the…

Health & Beauty
How To Boost Your Health In Iso And Glow From The Inside Out

The world is pretty wild right now and for many of us, stress and anxiety are now part of our collective ‘new normal’. Stress…

Wellness
Get These Super-Cute Seed Packs Delivered And Grow Your Own Food At Home

Now that you’re getting a handle on this whole ‘life in isolation’ thing, and have binge-watched everything possible on…

Wellness
Find Your Calm With This Insanely Effective Breathing Method

You’ve probably heard about that crazy Dutch guy who chills out in sub-zero temperatures like it’s no big deal. Well, that man…

Things To Do
Get Your Iso-Party On With 7 Epic Ideas For Birthday Celebrations In Quarantine

Has Lockdown thrown your birthday bash out of the window? Not to worry March, April (and maybe even May) babies, we've has got your…

Fitness
Put Your Best Foot Forward With These Online Dance Classes

Whether you’ve got the coordination of a baby giraffe or you’re a dancer from way back, lockdown is the perfect time to try your…

Wellness
Clean Up With This GP Approved DIY Hand Sanitiser Recipe

We get it, you’ve been trawling the shops for weeks and you still haven’t been able to find the old Dettol sanny back in stock,…

Shopping
Editor’s Picks: Live Your Best Life At Home With These 15 Self-Iso Saviours

If I’m honest, adjusting to life in quarantine hasn’t been that tough. I miss my mum and our family pizza nights. I miss Friday…

News
Urban Culture Curve | Let’s Make Connectivity The C Word For 2020

Welcome to the April 2020 Urban Culture Curve—your go-to guide to what’s on its way in, and on its way out, in urban culture.…

Wellness
Place An Order, These 10 Australian Distilleries Are Now Making Hand Sanitiser

Keeping everyone in high spirits usually has a different meaning, but given the shortages and restrictions imposed by the coronavirus, not…

Health & Beauty
Slide On These Blue Light-Blocking Glasses To Boost Productivity While Working From Home

In the wake of COVID-19 and physical distancing, we’re stationed at our laptops while working from home and scrolling our phones to…

Health & Beauty
Get Bendy At Home With These 7 Epic Online Yoga Classes

Whether you’re a seasoned yogi or a beginner student—or the mere thought of the lotus position has got you scratching your…

Wellness
Here’s How You Can Keep Up Your Social Life In Self-Isolation

The physical distancing rules are in full swing and the option to hit up your weekly pub trivia or gym class are well and truly off the…

Fitness
6 Essential Yoga Poses To Get You Through The Day While Working From Home

Unless you're a permanent work-from-homer or a professional gamer, your current home office desk set up is probably not the…

Podcasts & Books
Chill Out With 9 Of The Best Podcasts For Mindfulness And Meditation

There’s no denying it, times are tough and confusing as hell right now. Physical distancing and the general daily news headlines can…

Activities & Itineraries
Keep Your Mind Moving With These 8 Hobbies You Can Take Up At Home

Adjusting to your new (and hopefully very temporary) lifestyle has no doubt taken some brainpower amid the concerns around the situation…

Wellness
Get Some Zs With These Indoor Plants That Help You Sleep

Let’s give it up to indoor plants: they purify the air, look nice and even sometimes emanate a dazzling fragrance that’ll almost…

Planet
Spruce Up Your Living Space With 10 Eco-Friendly Cleaning Hacks

Some of you might already be there, some of you will take a few weeks yet, but if there’s one thing we can bank on it’s that all…

Wellness
Dispatch From Milan | Read How This Australian Writer Is Still Living Her Best Life In Lockdown

Saskia Tillers is a freelance writer from Sydney who lives and works in Milan. We asked her to tell us what it's like over there…

Career
It’s Time To Work Together, Here’s How To Self Isolate When You Live With Others

Many of us have already been stationed at home for the next while, and nearly everyone has got the memos on what we should and…

Health & Beauty
Shop These 8 Beauty And Wellness Brands That Give Back To Women

With International Women’s Day right around the corner, it’s time for us gals to band together and do our part to support the…

Health & Beauty
Quit Yawning, Here’s How To Take A Productivity-Boosting Nap At Work

Napping is officially in vogue: a major wellness trend for 2020, naps are also gaining major traction in the corporate wellness world where…

Wellness
8 Wellness Trends That Will Help Keep You In A Good Mood In 2020

Let’s face it—2019 was a tough year, and 2020 looks like it’s going to be even tougher. But while it might be far more…