Want to know why diets don't work? NAOMI RADUNKSI knows... and says thin nutritionists (and fat hypnotherapists) really need to learn a bit more about how fat people think.
In her personal training session this week, MRS WOOG ended up feeling worse about the gossip than the exercise. And that's saying something.
An amazing first person story - how SAMMY POWER gave up alcohol, smoking, lost weight and then had one of the craziest weddings on earth.
Vegetarian but wearing leather shoes? Composting but buying prawns from China? It's so hard to live ethically says MICHAELA FOX. Where do you draw the line?
It's never too late to learn salient truths, like sitting is the new smoking, or that it doesn't matter how much exercise you do... as JIM MURPHY discovered.
What happens when you're over 50 and made redundant? ELLY VARRENTI is having her fourth identity crisis and career change, but she knows she'll be OK.
Call it the school canteen or tuckshop - whatever - you'll miss it when it's gone. In between the salad sangers and sosso rolls MRS WOOG meets an unsung hero.
Happy songs suck. When was the last time a few refrains of 'Happy Birthday to You' touched your soul? MANDY NOLAN lists the the saddest songs she knows...
Did your Mum have good scissors? Were you really born in a barn? MRS WOOG reflects on that horrendous thing that eventually happens to us all: turning into our mothers.
NADINE FRAGOSA left a career in radio to become a doula, and has qualified in placenta encapsulation. Yep, she turns placentas into capsules for consumption. Hmmm.
Looking in the mirror and being happy with what you see. Is that too much to ask? REBECCA THOMPSON is thinking of braving the needle. Should she?
Empty nest syndrome may not be an actual diagnosis, but there's still suffering. TANVEER AHMED looks at how to cope, and what to do about 'boomerang children'
How was your weekend on Facebook? Did you make it look as good as possible? JORDANA BORENSZTAJN takes time for some online reflection and LIKES what she sees.
MRS WOOG is never getting divorced. How does she know? She has a "special arrangement" and no, it's not what you're thinking.
Can you be arrested for driving a guide dog while under the influence? To mark International Guide Dog Day, Disability Commissioner GRAEME INNES has a funny story.
We officially have Kate and Wills saturation. Aren't they gorgeous?? Yeah yeah, says MRS WOOG, but what about the Royals that don't fit the mould?
When WENDY HARMER went to buy a car, she took her husband along. Bizarre, for she is a Berber woman.
The most shocking aspect of JULIE SZEGO's number getting mixed up with a sex worker's was the insightful hour-long conversation they had to fix it.
From in-command careerwoman to anxious, guilty zombie - LUCY KIPPIST wants us to have an honest conversation about motherhood.
The day KYLIE LADD found out her mum had cancer, she set free a trapped finch. She shares the pain of diagnosis and how she longs for her mum to be free.