Tag: Wellness

Meet the Founder of a Natural, Cruelty-Free Beauty Brand

By Maya Ernest  In the past few years, the wellness industry has seen a massive boom, becoming a $4.2 trillion dollar industry in 2019. Beauty brands are moving quickly to follow suit in providing beauty products that are genuinely good for you. On the cusp of the movement comes Each & Every, a new natural deodorant brand founded on the principle that everyone deserves to feel good…

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How ‘Matrescence’ Could Positively Transform Women’s Experience of Motherhood

By Belinda Haan When a woman is pregnant, her wellbeing is front and centre. Are you looking after yourself? Are you getting enough rest? Are you getting help? And once the baby arrives, the conversation swiftly moves almost solely to the wellbeing and behaviour of the baby. Is she sleeping well? Is he feeding well? Are they a good baby?…

Manuri Gunawardena’s Startup “HealthMatch” Raises $18M

By Jessie Tu The largest local health-tech funding round this year has been taken out by Manuri Gunawardena’s Aussie health-tech platform startup HealthMatch. Gunawardena, the CEO and founder of the Sydney-based startup, raised $18 million in funding from investors including capital market company Square Peg Capital, Venture capital Tempus Partners and Singapore-based January Capital. The family office of Malcolm and Lucy Turnbull…

Dolly Parton Donated $1M to Fund Coronavirus Vaccine

By  CHELSEY SANCHEZ Moderna is now reporting that its developing COVID-19 vaccine is 95 percent effective, and Dolly Parton is apparently partially to thank. The Dolly Parton COVID-19 Research Fund was listed as one of the major donors in this latest breakthrough, as reported in a new article published by The New England Journal of Medicine. Earlier this year, the country singer donated $1…

Sophia Roe Brings Wellness Conversation To The Communities Where It Began

Her new show ‘Counter Space’ tells stories where food security, racial justice, and sustainable food systems all equate to wellness. By Jayme Cyk You can’t talk about crystals, veganism, palo santo, or herbs without giving allegiance and recognition to those who have built principles and rituals around those topics. Before it became a thriving category in the beauty industry, wellness was…

Here’s Absolutely Everything You Need to Know About Getting an Emotional Support Animal

By Carina Hsieh and Elizabeth Narins It’s no secret that animals can lift your spirits — aside from y’know, personal experience, studies even show this. But if you have a qualifying mental or emotional disorder, the therapeutic bennies of having a qualified fur baby by your side can help even more. Of course, plain old pets aren’t always permitted in certain…

Caring For Your Mental Health While Taking Online Courses

By Alyssa, Student Minds Blog Even though you may have thought you’d adjusted to your university routine, the current necessity of learning from home can make it much harder to find a university-life balance. COVID-19 has changed many of our plans — especially when it comes to university. Just as much as it’s important to self-regulate and keep up with studies,…