Yael Brender


I am a freelance writer, dreamer and booklover. I write, rewrite, bang head against keyboard. Edit, re-edit, bang head against keyboard.

I write for Bondi Beauty, Eat Drink Play, Warhol's Children and ZOS Magazine. Coffee is just as important as breathing, plus it makes me type faster! We write to taste life twice, in the moment and in retrospect.

Sleep Hypnosis: Fact or Fiction?

Sleep hypnosis may be the way to end those sleepless nights but is it fact or fiction? The debate goes on. Hypnotherapy, named after the Greek god Hypnos, the god of sleep, works by reaching the subconscious mind to find the real issues and then mining the brain’s internal resources to find a solution. Hypnosis has […]

Could sushi & eight hours sleep be the secret to a long life?

The world’s oldest man and woman share their secrets – and sushi and sleep top the list. The world’s oldest person, 116-year-old Misao Okawa, last week revealed her secrets for a long and healthy life: sushi and sleeping eight hours a night. Ms Okawa is also convinced that oily fish such as mackerel kept her […]

Would You Go A Year Without Makeup?

It sounds scary to most. Would you go a fortnight? Or even one day without make-up? We can argue it’s actually better for you, your skin and your life. Stephanie Yoder went without makeup for a year (and then wrote an eBook about it). She showed the world her face’s naked truth every day for […]

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