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Read Women’s Health Tasmania’s blogs for up-to-date information on current health issues.

Can your pelvic floor muscles be too weak?

Oh lord, yes! When your pelvic floor is too weak to do its job properly it is called hypotonic.

An xray of a pelvis held in front of a woman's body

Take a break from body-negativity (it’s good for you!)

We live in a body negative culture. Collectively, women’s bodies are too fat, too thin, too tall, too short, too rounded, too muscley, too flabby, too differently abled, too stretched, too pregnant or they’re the wrong colour. For a hot minute, thinness was in, but beauty ideals keep on changing and now the messaging about what’s ‘beautiful’ is getting more complicated.

Woman dancing by the sea

Your health and the natural environment

The places where we live, work and play can improve or undermine our health.

Woman dancing in a wheat field

Walking is good for your mind

Did you know how connected your legs and your mind are?

Whether you walk with a group or on your own, walking is great. It can improve your mood, reduce the risk of depression and anxiety, and it can help create more balance in your life.

Feet in boots

Yoga: The Union of Body and Mind

by Jen Van-Achteren, 17th Feb, 2022

Whether you regularly roll out your mat at a yoga class or have never entertained the thought, you will likely have heard of the mind-body connection offered through yoga.


Woman doing yoga