YouTube might be the place your kids go to watch clips of other children unwrapping Kinder Eggs, but it’s also hugely popular with Australians looking to boost their health and wellbeing.
At-home fitness videos, guided meditations, yoga, cooking classes and self-help videos are some of the wellness content watched by millions of people daily to help them feel good.
But how do you find the best content in among all the wardrobe organisers and James Corden videos? Here are tips from the YouTube team:
1. To easily find wellbeing content on YouTube, checkout the video playlists of nonprofit organisations like Hello Sunday Morning and Project Rockit – they provide a list of videos that explore a variety of health and wellness topics: everything from TED talks on vulnerability to cooking mistakes most beginners make.
3. To boost your foodie credentials, Bondi Harvest is one of the most well-known Australian YouTube channels with a focus on food and nutrition
Click here for one of the most-viewed “guided meditation” videos in Australia in 2018. It's been viewed over 15 million times.
While you're searching around, here are some keyboard shortcuts:
The numbered keys seek video progress: E.g. Hitting “2” will take you 20% into the video, “6” will take you to 60% into the video, “0” will restart the video (0%)
- M will mute/unmute
- Adding "channel" or "playlist" to your search query to bring up lists of similar content.