A letter from youtime's Editor as we say goodbye to 2022.
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The team was working overtime behind the scenes to bring this incredible immersive space of content and products to fruition.
In April, we launched— It’s been a year of building and learning (oh, the learning!), and the support we have received from our ever-growing community has made it so rewarding.
This is what we set out to do with our editorial offering; creating a space in which you can immerse yourself - a sanctuary in which you can escape from the news cycle.
I have such gratitude to our incredible community of contributors, who bring wisdom, experience and new ideas to our platform each week.
To end our inaugural year, and while we take some youtime, I'm leaving you with our best read and best loved articles of the year, to bookmark and dive into while you're lazing at the beach, or curled up on the couch.
We'll be back with you in 2023. Until then - breath in, breath out. Take time for you.
Welcome to the age of Sologamy. Or, ‘self-marriage’: the practice of fully committing to yourself, forsaking all others.
We meet a sologamist who recently donned a white dress - complete with a matching veil - and walked herself down the aisle.
Please consider ‘Wake and Scrape’ our new personal mantra.
The ancient Ayurvedic practice of tongue cleaning is now firmly in the mainstream.
Sex therapist and Youtimer Aleksandra Trkulja encourages you to remove the goal from masturbation and slow down your solo sex practice to deepen your connection with self.
How do we deal with a sense of impending doom and feelings of powerlessness as the climate crisis unfolds?
Author Nina Karnikowski shares her experience of Eco-Anxiety.
Our skincare expert explains the importance of the outermost layer of the epidermis - and how to heal it when it is compromised.
Writer Meghan Loneragan journeyed through a guided psychedelic psilocybin - magic mushrooms - healing experience.
Here's everything that happened during those six hours.
Nadia Fairfax-Wayne shares the fragrance memories that are most special to her, and how she cocktails N.C.P perfumes to create new fragrances and breathe new life into her existing signature scents.
Sex Therapist and Youtimer Aleksandra Trkulja takes the scary out of the sex conversation and talks us through learning what feels good for you.
Thought the most important step in your skincare routine was your fancy serum or multi-tasking moisturiser? Think again. A Dermal Therapist makes the case for why the humble cleanser deserves more recognition.
With one in six Gen Z adults identifying as something other than straight, 'elder queer' Sabina McKenna, who came out as Bi more than 15 years ago asks: Should newly out people have more recognition (and respect) for those who came before?
Dedicated infrared sauna spaces are growing in popularity. Here is our edit of the best spots in Sydney to get your sweat on.
Wisdom on how to deal when your partner wants it more or less than you, from a sex therapist.
Separate beds has long been derided as the telltale sign of a relationship falling apart.
But could breaking up with your beloved bedfellow be the key to a healthier and happier you?
In this Mother's Day series, we speak to brand founders in the youtime community about how motherhood has inspired their leadership style. This is Vida Glow Founder and mother of three Anna Lahey.
How does a beauty expert prepare for her own wedding? With access to the best dermatologists, treatments and products, Gemma Watts knows what she's doing.
She shares her bridal beauty prep, 18 months out.
Writer and mother of one Meghan Loneragan believes she's found the new way to save your sanity and rediscover your old self. Is she onto something?
When Sabina McKenna stumbled into a short-lived, yet passion-filled open relationship, the experience left her fascinated by the rules, boundaries and prejudices of being 'ethically' non-monogamous.
Love how long gel and SNS last but find they weaken your nails? Worry about dangers of LED lamps? Find a regular polish lasts about three minutes before chipping?
We speak to two nail experts for all the inside info.
From starting her day with barefoot grounding in nature, to winding down with the Elvis soundtrack and focusing on inner health, the supermodel reveals how she spends her youtime, and the rituals and tools that help enhance her everyday.