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Sealed Section | How To Use Sex Toys

Welcome to Sealed Section, with certified sex therapist and clinical counsellor, Aleksandra Trkulja. Aleks is a sex-positive…

Wellness
11 Of The Best Sex Toys For Couples To Try Right Now

It’s the year 2022 and look, if you don’t have a bedside table drawer overflowing with butt plugs and all kinds of…

Health & Beauty
How One Run Turned Into A Life-Changing Passion With Attica Sous Chef, George Wintle

Welcome to The Run Up, a celebration of all the reasons we run. We've linked up with Brooks to create this destination where we…

Health & Beauty
18 Of The Best Sex Toys To Buy In 2022

In the wise words of Justin Timberlake—we’re bringing sexy back (to the bedroom) with all the best sex toys on the market right…

Planet
12 Of The Best Vegan Protein Powders To Buy Right Now

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

Planet
Why Castile Soap Is The Miracle Product You Need In Your Life

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

Career & Money
How To Save Money In 6 Simple Steps

We all know that feeling—that pit in the stomach—when you’re thinking about your financial situation, whether you’re…

Wellness
20 Of The Best Sex Toys For Women Right Now

The world of sex toys is a big one, to say the least, and much like your skincare routine, it’s essential you invest in the best of…

Travel
Australia’s Best Hikes And Walks You Need To Conquer

Whether you’re a social walker that likes a day trip somewhere scenic or you take your hiking a little more seriously, Australia is…

Health & Beauty
The Best Meditation Music To Try In 2022

It's 2022 and the fact of the matter is, lo-fi hip hop is out, binaural beats are in. Thanks to technology like streaming,…

Wellness
3 Questions Everyone Should Ask Themselves This World Mental Health Day

According to the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, almost half of Australians will experience a mental health condition in…

Wellness
How To Support Someone Struggling With Their Mental Health, According To A Psychologist

In Australia, 44 per cent of people will experience a mental health condition in their lifetime, with one in five Aussies experiencing…

Wellness
How To Meditate If You’re A Total Beginner

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

Wellness
How To Tell Your Boss You Need A Mental Health Day

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

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

The prevalence of mental illness is hard to ignore, with approximately one in five Australians experiencing a mental illness each year. With…

Health & Beauty
We Tried 7 Mindfulness Apps And Here’s What We Found

Sleep. It can be both an elusive beast, or an insistent guest, nudging at your eyelids at the most inconvenient times of the day.…

Wellness
How To Bulk Out Your Gratitude Practice If Journaling Isn’t For You

We know that when someone says thank you or acknowledges us for something we’ve done that has made them grateful, it sparks joy in our…

Wellness
10 Books To Help You Stress Less

People are different, that’s a fact. But what we all have in common is the presence of stress in our days. It takes a tremendous toll…

Wellness
How To Get Out Of Weekend Plans When You’d Rather Stay Home

We’re all familiar with that creeping sense of dread that builds as the weekend approaches and there’s an event we’re not…

Career & Money
Our Top Tips On Managing Burnout At Work If The Flames Are Tickling Your Toes

Burnout. Once synonymous with local hoons burning tyre marks into the streets with their secondhand Commodores. Now, a household term for…

Fitness
These Are Katie Martin’s Top Three Workouts For When You’ve Only Got 15 Minutes To Spare

We’re the first to admit that some days the struggle is very real when it comes to finding the motivation to move your body in a…

Things To Do
Give Hangxiety The Flick With These 6 Booze-Free Mate Date Ideas

Love your mates but hate the hangover that comes with catching up over a drink or two too many? We hear you.  We know how easy it is…

Wellness
8 Things To Do If You’re Feeling Down, According To A Counsellor

We all know someone—or it may be ourselves—who has experienced depression, anxiety, loneliness, exhaustion... or just…

Things To Do
Here Are 5 Top Tips To Become A Goal-Setting Pro

To say that life can get a little stressful at times feels like a massive understatement. For me, it’s always the days that I miss my…

Podcasts & Books
Our 6 Fave Reads To Help You Disconnect And Wind Down

If you’re anything like us, you might find it hard to switch off your overactive mind, thanks to an infinite amount of…

Health & Beauty
Here’s How To Keep The Conversation Rolling Around R U OK? Day

With things the way they are out in the world, it's OK not to be OK right now. With that in mind, and R U OK? Day taking place on…

Wellness
Here’s How To Create A Morning Routine You Can Actually Stick To

Your AM alarm goes off. You smash the snooze button. You eventually roll out of bed. With bleary eyes, you look at the time and say a gentle…

Health & Beauty
The Best Essential Oils To Add To Your Diffuser In 2022

Be it for sleep, stress or sex, there’s an oil or two that can help with many of the problems standing in your way of achieving…

Wellness
Don’t Miss Your Chance To Score 40% Off Personalised Vitamins Delivered To Your Door

If you’re like us, it’s not until the brain fog kicks in, or the afternoon energy slump hits that you realise you’ve…

Health & Beauty
Here’s How You Can Win A Wellness Getaway For Two And Spruce Up Your Healthy Habits

We know that the first thing that sparks change is a solid reason. Whether it’s big life things like changing your job because you…

TV & Movies
20 Feel-Good Movies To Watch 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…

Career & Money
Ladies Talk Money Answer Your Tax-Time Questions

Ah, tax time. That wonderful time of year when you remember all the things you set out to do last July to make this July a little greener.…

Health & Beauty
Why The Health Benefits Of Cold-Water Swimming Are Worth The Plunge

While you might spot them on a chilly morning and shiver just at the thought of joining in, a growing number of cold-water swimmers swear by…

Health & Beauty
10 First Nations-Owned Wellness And Beauty Brands To Add To Your Cart

Drawing from incredible native ingredients, there's a wealth of beauty and wellness brands on the market created by First Nations…

Things To Do
6 Reasons You Need To Visit This Food & Entertainment Mecca On The GC

Nestled in the beating heart of Surfers Paradise, we’ve found the perfect place for the ultimate fun day out. Think: epic games, live…

Career & Money
Why Diversity Is More Than Size Fluidity, According To Modelling Agent Nikki Mann

Welcome to 30 Faces, a celebration of 30 individuals changing the world by 2030. A destination to unearth their career journey, what fuels…

Shopping
Here’s What We’re Shopping At This Dreamy New Online Wellness Destination

Dreamy hair oils, vitamin c-laced sleep masks, aesthetic yoga mats, beauty powders, serums, and sculptural sex toys. Sometimes wellness…

Style & Design
Take Cosy To The Next Level This Winter With These Homewares Essentials

With the cooler weather well and truly here, we’re experiencing some familiar cravings for all things cosy. While it can be tempting…

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

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

Hair & Beauty
Try Your Skin’s New Favourite Pillowcase For Free

No matter how many steps there are in your nightly skincare routine, it’s only as good as the pillow you’re sleeping on. With…

Health & Beauty
10 Of The Best Running Apps To Get You Motivated In 2022

No matter where you are in your running journey—just getting started, an experienced runner, or every other level in…

Homewares & Interiors
The Best Doonas For Replicating A Hotel-Worthy Bed At Home

If you've ever wondered why your personal bed seems to pale in comparison to most hotels you've slept in, we're here to help.…

Travel
Help Clean Up Our Oceans By Participating In This Sustainable Running Event

adidas is inviting runners of all levels to crush the kilometres to help end plastic waste in our oceans.  Going down on the first…

Wellness
5 Mindfulness Activities To Try When You’re Feeling Anxious

Feeling stressed? You’re not alone—but when that stress and worry snowballs and turns into anxiety, it can certainly feel like…

Things To Do
Crush The Kilometres And Help Make A Difference This World Ocean Day

You’ve got Azalea Banks’ 212 blasting through your headphones, you’ve just clocked your fastest km to date, and…

Health & Beauty
This Cheeky Platform Is Making It Easy For Aussie Men To Manage Their Health Online

Amidst busy schedules, stigma and embarrassment, and lack of proximity to doctors, it’s no wonder Australia’s men find it hard…

Wellness
The 8 Very Best Lubes To Shop Right Now

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…

Fashion
Elevate Your Everyday With These Silky Pyjama Sets

There’s something about coming home and switching into a dedicated sleepwear set that can make even the most mundane of evening…

Style & Design
Take A Hike With These 6 Outdoor Exploring Essentials

There’s nothing better than coming out on the other side of a hike with flushed cheeks and a steady flow of endorphins coursing…

Fitness
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…

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…

Australia
12 Of The Best Wellness Retreats In Australia

When it’s time to unwind: truly unwind, get completely off grid and reconnect with yourself and nature and all that lovely…

Wellness
The Best Essential Oil Diffusers To Help You Relax In 2022

With the stress of the past couple of years and all the extra time we’re still spending at home, it’s not surprising that…

Wellness
The Powerful Benefits Of Turmeric—And The Brand New Supplement You Need To Try

Turmeric—the brilliant golden spice that’s known to both stain your clothes and make laksa and curry taste delicious—also…

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
What Is 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…

Fitness
4 Next-Level At Home Workouts To Try

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…

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…

Wellness
The Best Meditation Apps To Download In 2022

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

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…

Health & Beauty
5 Surprising Ways To Sleep Better And Feel Great

In case you missed it, sleep matters. Alongside moving our bodies, and what we eat, it's what fuels the good life.  We all know…

Wellness
Why You Might Need A Digital Detox This Valentine’s Day, A Psychologist Explains

Ah, Valentine’s Day. Love it or hate, it seems there’s no escaping it sometimes. Whether you’re loved up or not, the…

Gifts
Treat Yourself This Valentine’s Day With This Saucy Gift Guide

Who says Valentine’s Day needs to be about couples, expensive set menus, and cheap red roses? After the pure chaos of the…

Wellness
How To Manage COVID At Home, According To A Registered Nurse

If you’re one of the unicorns that has not yet copped Coronavirus, this read is for you. The pandemic is far from over and one look…

Wellness
Lovehoney Is Offering Up To 70% Off Sex Toys So You Can Kickstart 2022 The Right Way

If you missed sexual wellness brand Lovehoney’s mammoth New Year's sale last January, oh do we have the greatest news for…

Podcasts & Books
The Best Sex Books Of 2022

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…

Wellness
The Best Yoga Mats You Can Buy Online In 2022

Not all yoga mats are created equal—or so we learned very quickly after all that iso-yoga last year. Turns out you can get…

Wellness
10 TED Talks To Help You Practice Mindfulness And Manage Stress

When you're having one of those days where you're feeling frazzled, stressed out or overwhelmed, even the simplest of tasks can…

Food & Drink
Make These 5 Easy Swaps To Get More Good On Your Plate

With fad-diets and gimmicks finally a thing of the past, we've re-assessed what healthy eating means to us. And rather than waiting…

Wellness
10 Sure-Fire Ways Guaranteed To Get You In The Mood

Deadlines. Peak hour traffic. Calls from Auntie Jill. There are many roadblocks and unavoidable obstacles in life that can hinder your…

Wellness
The Best Male Sex Toys For 2022

It can be a difficult and awkward world to navigate. The sex toy universe for anyone with a penis has been previously marginalised to a…

Wellness
10 Ways To Ease PMS, Balance Your Hormones And Have A Happy Period

Why is PMS still so badly understood? There’s a brilliant catch-all term to encompass female hormone-related physical maladies and…

Wellness
When And Where Can I Get The COVID-19 Vaccine In Australia?

Vaccination is the most effective way to protect against infectious diseases—when you get vaccinated, your immune system is trained to…

Sustainability
Make A Difference And Support These 6 Businesses Doing Better By Our Planet

The winners of The Circle Awards AUS & NZ 2021 have officially been announced, and our carts (and hearts) are full of sustainable swaps…

Health & Beauty
Glow Up Your Routine With Our Favourite 2021 Wellness Products

It’s no secret self-care and wellness are on the up and up—and rightly so. With burnout becoming a legitimate condition and…

Wellness
The 90s Have Come Full Circle With Lessons On Digital Detoxing You Need In Your Life

If your screen time report has ever given you a fright (guilty, how can it be that many hours?) then you’ll probably want to consider…

Wellness
The Best Menstrual Cups To Try In 2021

Menstrual cups, let's talk about them. If you haven’t already jumped on the more eco-friendly bandwagon, you’re probably in…

Wellness
The Best Yoga Mats You Can Buy Online In 2021

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

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
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…

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
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…

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…