This Is the Secret to a Long and Happy Marriage, According to Research

The single best predictor of marital longevity is that both partners are kind and emotionally generous to each other, per pivotal research from The Gottman Institute in Seattle. Do you treat each other with consideration, versus being frequently critical and biting? Do you tend to see the good in your partner and want to increase his happiness? Little day-to-day interactions that reflect this rapport are common among couples who stay …

Australian spa retreats in New South Wales

From resorts and spas, to lifestyle and beauty retreats, find an escape at one of these top locations in New South Wales, Australia.     PURE LUXE Nature’s Energy The place: Everything is based on earthy elements at Nature’s Energy in Sydney’s Balmain. The spa baths are surrounded by dark cobbled stones, creating an experience …

Spa retreats in Western Australia

Holistic health and wellbeing experiences awaits at these top spa retreats in Western Australia.   PURE LUXE Indijup Spa Retreat The place: A spa retreat surrounded by national parkland, sprawling vineyards and unspoiled beaches. There are 10 luxurious villas, each with a private plunge pool overlooking a secluded beach. As well as massages, they deal …

Must-visit spa retreats in Victoria, Australia

Want to escape the city buzz or relax in exclusive inner city getaways? There’s plenty to experience in Victoria.   PURE LUXE Spa de Marrakech The place: A traditional Moroccan bathhouse in Victoria’s picturesque Yarra Valley. There’s a steam temple, and treatments include colour therapy sessions, aromatherapy massage, radiant facials and exquisite dining. At the …

Top Tasmanian spa retreats to visit

For locals and visitors alike, experience a spa retreat like no other at one of these breathtaking locations in Tasmania, Australia. PURE LUXE Waldheim Alpine Spa At Peppers Cradle Mountain Lodge The place: The spa well and truly makes the most of its spectacular location, overlooking the Cradle Mountain and its ancient forests, snow-capped pine …

South Australian spa retreats

For secluded locations and breathtaking scenery, relax your body and soul at one of these spa retreats in South Australia.     PURE LUXE Southern Ocean Lodge The place: Due to its truly secluded location, perched high on a cliff top, you can only access the treatment rooms via a boardwalk through the coastal flora. …

Spa and beauty retreats in Australian Capital Territory

Treat yourself at one of these beautiful escapes in the nations capital, Australian Capital Territory and let your body heal and relax.   PURE LUXE Geranium Day Spa For Women The place: This picturesque bush retreat for women is perfect for a getaway with your favourite lady pals, or by yourself if you’re partied out …

Beauty escapes around Queensland, Australia

Experience a true Balinese spa escape at these top spa retreats in Queensland, Australia.     PURE LUXE Ikatan Balinese Day Spa The place: Voted best destination spa in Australia, Ikatan Balinese Day Spa is set on an acreage just a few minutes outside of Noosa. Truly tranquil, it boasts gorgeous Balinese gardens and villa-style …

Top spa retreats around Australia

Let us take you on a tour of beauty around Australia this Valentine’s Day. Whether you fancy a cut and polish or want to reset in a luxe retreat admist Balinese gardens, we’ve found a spa to suit. Victoria New South Wales Queenland ACT South Australia Tasmania Western Australia NEXT >> Check out our beauty …

6 ways to beat cravings

Retrain your brain to decrease those unwanted cravings with these 6 tips.     If your food choices disappoint your tastebuds, you’re more likely to resort to an unhealthy sweet treat to make up for feeling deprived. Here’s how you can reduce those hunger pangs. 1. Choose low-GI foods “Foods with a lower glycaemic index …