COVER STORY: Margot Robbie
The successful move from Neighbours to Hollywood may be a well-trodden path for many Australian actors, but Margot Robbie has done it with a talent and determination that has seen her take on starring roles, pretty much from day one.
MADE IN AUSTRALIA SPECIAL ISSUE
Meet our country’s visionaries and innovators: in every walk of life and in just about every corner of the globe, Aussies are creating, educating, innovating, designing and striving to make things better for all of us. Here MiNDFOOD shares the stories of 15 amazing Australians.
From a Moroccan hammam ritual to marine body wraps, it’s time to recharge with a round-up of the country’s top spa treatments. Discover how spa philosophy is evolving and how to replicate the luxury at home, plus skincare essentials and gorgeous products made in Australia.
PSYCHOLOGY: IT’S A WONDER-FILLED LIFE
Was something “awesome” today? Did your heart surge, or your knees go weak? Perhaps you just meant, “Thank you.” True feelings of awe, on the other hand, can improve our health, make us more patient and lift our spirits.
MY STORY: THE GIFT THAT KEEPS GIVING
A boy living in the slums of Nairobi becomes one of Kenya’s foremost plastic surgeons, helping burns victims and children with cleft palates. It’s a miraculous story, made possible by the donations of one woman.
A special occasion, such as Father’s Day, calls for a very special meal. Think hearty roasts, burgers filled with everything you can possibly get your teeth around and something temptingly sweet to top it all off. But why wait to have mouth-watering food on just one day when we’ve got the whole week covered? PLUS: take a tour through the vineyards of the Yarra Valley, how to cook whole grains perfectly
and the wonder of watercress.
WELLBEING: EASING THE PAIN OF ENDOMETRIOSIS
The exact cause isn’t known, but the suffering that results from endometriosis is real and can lead to issues with fertility. Early diagnosis is crucial and diet can be an important tool when it comes to reducing the problems associated with the condition.
MiNDFOOD September 2016 issue, on sale August 4.