HAPPY SOULS:: What is Ayurveda? with Ayurvedic practitioner Dylan Smith from Vital Veda

Dylan Smith from Vital Veda has arisen from a deep and dedicated commitment to Ayurvedic science to its principles and healing therapies. As the oldest traditional health science in practice today, Ayurveda has stood the test of time and is known as the 'Mother of all healing systems.'

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HAPPY SOULS:: How heart surgery lead to kinesiology with Juliet Dyer founder of The Revitalise Centre

HOW MUCH CAN ONE FAMILY HANDLE BEFORE SOMEBODY BREAKS?

Over the course of 10 years, Juliet became a carer. Not just in the traditional sense of being a mum to her children and wife to her husband, but a carer of three ‘heart kids’ – Tyson, Charlotte, and her husband, Stuart, who although no longer a child, has suffered a heart condition since he was a young boy. During this period, Juliet nursed her 11-year-old daughter through two heart surgeries.

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HAPPY SOULS :: Melbourne's first plant-based cafe injected with happiness // Serotonin with founder Emily Hazell

From a young age, Emily Hazell had the vision to open a cafe. She knew exactly what she wanted. Many told her she was mad, but she trusted her gut. She had a vision and she knew exactly what she wanted. Being an extremely driven woman, she was unsure of the interior design so she went to school to learn to become an interior designer and designed it all herself.

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HAPPY SOULS :: Is Cosmetic Acupuncture the new Botox? | Dr Abbie Acupuncture at Zhong Centre - PART TWO

I’m a wellness advocate, but I want Botox.

The wellness industry is all about self-love. It’s about accepting ourselves for who we are. So does that include us pumping our faces with Botox? 

When I was 23, I was told by my modelling agency that I needed Botox. Awesome. So I got it and the results changed my life forever. Not only did my first experience result in looking 10 years younger, but I was also lucky enough to birth a protruding vein on my forehead. This vein is otherwise known as the "Botox vein".

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HAPPY SOULS :: From New York to Melbourne. The mindblowing journey of Greene Street Juice with Nat Warner

Nat Warner,  co-founder of Greene Street Juice, is one of those people who simply lights up the world. Her smile is infectious. 

Working in her dream job in Melbourne, her husband, Steve, was transferred to New York for work, so she needed to make the decision to leave her dream job and start a new life in NY.

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HAPPY SOULS :: Looking for an effortless practice to help calm your mind? | Vedic Meditation with Laura Poole

Laura Poole is a Vedic meditation teacher, speaker, writer and community builder. She has trained intensively over the past decade with great masters in Australia, India and the United States. Based in Melbourne, Laura shares the wisdom of Vedic meditation, Vedanta, and Ayurveda, making it relevant for living in today’s world.

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HAPPY SOULS :: Leaving the corporate world to follow her dreams | Pru Trundle :: THE Retreat Yoga

After years of working in the corporate world, the universe conspired so Pru Trundle could follow her deep seeded passion in photography which lead her to open one of Melbourne’s most beautiful yoga studios, Retreat Yoga in Camberwell.

Pru never knew she wanted to open a yoga studio, but something in her soul kept whispering to her that this is what she needed to do. Knowing this to be true, Pru listened in to her intuition and she has never looked back.

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HAPPY SOULS :: Is Cosmetic Acupuncture the new Botox? | Dr Abbie Acupuncture - PART ONE

We are living in a crazy world where people think its normal to completely change their appearance. It's people like Kim Kardashian and the Kardashian clan that are setting poor examples for our youth. But what is disturbing me is the number of young girls as young as 15 or 16 that are feeling the need to have cosmetic procedures to fit in.

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HAPPY SOULS :: "Be who you are" Mindful Living and Yoga | Em Maidment

Emma Maidment believes in a holistic approach to life and work, which is why she wears many hats. She is a qualified Communications and Marketing professional, qualified Yoga Teacher, Writer and Business Consultant specialising in health and wellness. She lives by the mantra ‘be who you are’ and express this through every aspect of your life. You are what you do. 

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