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The Eat.Play.Rest challenge

Brain health is important for your overall wellbeing. Trying something new, and being physically and mentally active, are all key to better brain health. Take our 7-day challenge and get your body moving in a fun and playful way.


Day 1 – Go for a walk or jog with a friend
Did you know that feeling connected can help boost your energy and your mood? Call up your bestie and get moving in the fresh air. The best part? You’re boosting your brain health while you walk and talk! Physical movement helps your mood, concentration and alertness.


Day 2 – Complete a 10-minute meditation
Guide yourself towards a healthy mindset.
Meditation doesn’t have to be complicated. All you need is a few spare minutes, a little patience, and a quiet place to sit. Giving your brain time to rest helps it recover and perform when you need it.
Follow a guided meditation to step into the Zen zone:

  • Take a seat
  • Set a 10-minute time limit
  • Notice your body, get comfortable and close your eyes
  • Feel your breath and slow it down
  • Notice when your mind wanders
  • Focus on deep breathing
  • Be kind to your thoughts
  • Close with gratitude


Day 3 – Make an easy brain-healthy lunch
What we eat can help us nourish our brain, just like our body. Lunch is the perfect time to pack in those nutrients our brain loves. Fill your plate with omega-3s, and lots of colour to give your brain that midday boost. For food inspiration, check out some of these recipes.


Day 4 – Do a pilates, yoga or stretching session
Build your body and brain fitness.
Stretching exercises help to relieve muscle tension that is often caused by carrying stress in our body. The increased blood flow to your muscles during stretching contributes to a clearer mind. Even better? Learning new activities challenges our brain and keeps it strong. It’s a mind & body win/win!


Day 5 – Have a facemask
Rest and relax with some self-care.
Get into your dressing gown, pop on a face mask and wind down with some relaxing tunes. Did you know that when we listen to music, our heart syncs with the beat? A gentle tune can calm your body and mind!


Day 6 – Create a brain-healthy recipe
Nutritious and delicious.
Spending time in the kitchen trying a new recipe helps boost your brain by providing a new challenge and nourishing it with the ingredients it loves. Perhaps try this delicious Salmon Soba Bowl recipe for a tasty dinner or lunch. You’ll need the following ingredients:

  • 150g salmon pan-fried
  • Soba noodles
  • Broccoli
  • Zucchini
  • Ginger
  • Garlic
  • Chili
  • Soy sauce
  • Honey
  • Spring onion
  • Coriander


Day 7 – Read a chapter of a book
Swap the scrolling for a story.
There’s a long list on the benefits of reading – improved cognitive function, strengthened memory, lowered stress levels, to name a few. Swap your screen time to delve into a book, whether it’s to wind down before bed or on your morning commute to work.

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Terms & Conditions

Eat.Play.Rest Bondi Beach Break

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Dementia Australia

To celebrate the Eat.Play.Rest Brain Awareness Week challenge, Shameless is giving one winner the ultimate Eat.Play.Rest weekend beach break in Bondi.

Competition Period
9am (AEDT) on 13 March 2023 to 11.59pm (AEDT) 19 March 2023.

Entry instructions
To enter, you must complete all of the below social media actions, during the Competition Period:
– Follow @eatplayrestaustralia, @shamelesspodcast & @qtbondi Instagram accounts
– Like the promotional post (either on @shamelesspodcast or @eatplayrestaustralia)
– Tag a friend in the comments of the promotional post (either on @shamelesspodcast or @eatplayrestaustralia)

One winner will be selected at random. The major prize is for up to two people and consists of: one (1) voucher for a two-night stay at QT Hotel Bondi (twin-share), one (1) $100 voucher for The Depot Bondi, one (1) $150 AUD voucher at Slow House Bondi, and one (1) $150 voucher for a private surf lesson at Let’s Go Surfing Bondi. If the winner lives outside of NSW, the prize will also include one (1) $100 AUD Uber voucher and one (1) $1000 AUD flight voucher as chosen by the Promoter. Any costs incurred on top of the value of the vouchers will not be covered by the Promoter.

Total prize value is up to $2,598.

It is the winner’s responsibility to book all elements of the prize.

Contact to book.

QT Bondi terms & conditions:

  • Applicable for QT King Deluxe Room
  • 2 people included only, any additional bedding at extra cost
  • Cannot be used over Black-out Periods:
    o 7-10 April 2023
    o 10 December 2023 – 10 January 2024
  • Voucher is valid for one (1) year from date of issue
  • Subject to availability

Who can enter?
Entry open only to Australian residents aged 18 years and over.

Who can’t enter?
Directors, officers, management and employees (and their immediate families) of the Promoter, the agencies, companies or participating premises associated with this competition.

Where will the competition run?
This is an online competition, conducted through Instagram. This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Instagram. Entrants understand that they are providing their information to the Promoter and not to Instagram. The information an entrant provides will only be used for the purposes outlined in these Terms and Conditions. Any questions, comments or complaints about this Promotion must be directed to the Promoter and not to Instagram. Instagram will not be liable for any loss or damage or personal injury which is suffered or sustained by an entrant, as a result of participating in the promotion (including taking/use of a prize), except for any liability which cannot be excluded by law.

How many winners will there be and how will they be chosen?
There will be one (1) winner determined in this Competition. The draw will be held at 11am (AEDT) on 21 March 2023 at 136 Gwynne St, Cremorne VIC 3121. The winner will be selected from all participants at random and the Promoter will contact the winning entry. The Promoter may draw additional reserve entries in a draw and record them in order, in case a winning entry/entrant is deemed invalid, or a Prize is unclaimed (Reserve Entrants). In the event the Promoter is unable to contact the winning participants, the Promoter will re-draw from the existing pool of participants for a new winning entry at 2pm (AEDT) on 27 March 2023 at 136 Gwynne St, Cremorne VIC 3121 (prize claim date: 4 April 2023). In the event that participant cannot be contacted or fails to claim the Prize, the Prize will be forfeited, and no winner will be awarded.

How many times can I enter?
As many times as you like, multiple comments will be accepted.

Winner notification
The winners will be notified via the direct message feature on Instagram within two business days of the valid draw.

Unclaimed Prize/s

  • Prize claim date: Prize to be claimed by 23 March 2023
  • Prize redemption: Prize to be redeemed by 23 March 2024
  • Unclaimed Prize determination: If the Prize has not been accepted or claimed in full by the Prize claim date above or if, after making all reasonable attempts, the Promoter can’t contact the winner (or a winner does not contact the Promoter) by the Prize claim date above, the relevant entry/ies will be discarded and the Promoter will re-award the relevant Prize to a Reserve Entrant and/or carry out an unclaimed Prize draw at the date, time and place stated above to distribute the Prize.

Use of Image
If you are a winner, you must take part in all publicity, photography and other promotional activity as the Promoter requires, without any compensation. You consent to the Promoter using your name and image in any promotional or advertising activity.

Regulatory and Permit details
This is a game of chance. All Entrants who complete an Eligible Activity during the Promotional Period will be automatically entered into the draw. The first valid entry drawn at random from all entries received will win.


Terms and Conditions
1. These Terms and Conditions incorporate and must be read together with the details outlined in the table above. Information about Prizes and how to enter forms part of these Terms and Conditions. By entering, you accept these Terms and Conditions.

2. Your entry must be received during the Competition Period and will be deemed to be received only when received by the Promoter. Submitted entry forms are the Promoter’s property. The Promoter is not liable for any problems with communications networks. You are responsible for your own costs associated with entering. If you enter using automatically generated entries or multiple phone numbers/email addresses/addresses/aliases, you may be disqualified.

3. Prize/s are subject to any additional terms and conditions imposed by the relevant supplier or the Promoter, including validity period/s, Government travel restrictions, supplier vaccination requirements and relevant health authority regulations.
4. Prizes cannot be transferred or exchanged nor (except where cash is specified) redeemed for cash. Without limiting any other term of these Terms and Conditions, all Prizes (and elements of Prizes) must be taken as and when specified, or will be forfeited with no replacement. The Prize values are correct as at the date of preparing these Terms and Conditions and include any applicable GST.
5. The Promoter is not responsible for any change in Prize value. You agree that if a Prize (or element of a Prize) is unavailable for any reason the Promoter may provide another item of equal or higher value, subject to any necessary approval by the state/territory gaming authorities.
6. The Promoter will freight or ship, at its cost, the Prize to the valid winner, as so long as the winner provides a registered address within Australia that is capable of receiving the Prize.

7. The Promoter may disqualify any participant who fails to comply with the Promoter’s instructions, these Terms and Conditions or Instagram Terms of Use.
8. If you or your entry are deemed by the Promoter to breach these Terms and Conditions, your entry (or at the Promoter’s discretion, all of your entries) may be disqualified. The Promoter may, at any time, require you to produce documentation to establish to the Promoter’s satisfaction the validity of your entries (including documentation establishing your identity, age, place of residence and place of employment). Failure by the Promoter to enforce any of its rights at any stage does not waive those rights.
9. You must not:
a. tamper with the entry process;
b. engage in any conduct that may jeopardise the fair and proper conduct of the competition; c. act in a disruptive, annoying, threatening, abusive or harassing manner;
d. do anything that may diminish the good name or reputation of the Promoter or any of its related entities or of the agencies or companies associated with this competition;
e. breach any law; or
f. behave in a way that is otherwise inappropriate.
10. The Promoter is not liable for entries, Prize claims or correspondence that are misplaced, misdirected, delayed, lost, incomplete, illegible or incorrectly submitted.
11. The Promoter’s decision in connection with all aspects of this competition is final and correspondence will not be entered into.
12. If this competition cannot run as planned for any reason beyond the Promoter’s control, for example, due to software, hardware or communications issues, unauthorised intervention, tampering, fraud or technical failure, the Promoter may end, change, suspend or cancel the competition or disqualify affected entries/entrants, subject to any necessary approval by the state/territory gaming authorities.
13. The Promoter is not responsible for any tax implications arising from you winning a Prize. You should seek independent financial advice. If for GST purposes this competition results in any supply being made for non-monetary consideration, you must follow the Australian Taxation Office’s stated view that where the parties are at arm’s length, goods and services exchanged are of equal GST inclusive market values.

Collection of Personal Information and Data
14. Participants personal information will be collected by the Promoter. Personal information will be stored on the Promoter’s database. The Promoter may use this information for future marketing purposes regarding its products, including contacting the Participant electronically. The Promoter is bound by the Australian Privacy Principles in accordance with the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) and its privacy policy. Further information on our privacy policy may be found on the Promoter’s website. The Promoter’s privacy policy contains information about how the Participant may access, update and seek correction of the personal information the Promoter holds about them and how the Participant may complain about any potential breach by the Promoter of the Australian Privacy Principles or any other Australian privacy laws and how such complaints will be dealt with.
15. The Promoter collects personal information about Participants to enable them to participate in this Competition and may disclose the Participants’ personal information to third parties including its contractors and agents, Prize suppliers and service providers to assist in conducting this Competition.
16. If the Participant does not provide their personal information as requested, they may be ineligible to enter or claim a Prize in the Competition. Personal information collected from Participants will not be disclosed to any entity located outside of Australia. The Promoter may collect your personal information directly or through its agents or contractors. The Promoter will use your personal information to conduct and manage the competition. The Promoter may disclose your personal information to its related companies, agents and contractors to assist in conducting this competition, communicating with you or storing data. The Promoter’s Privacy Policy includes information about:
a. how to seek access to the personal information the Promoter holds about you and seek correction of the information; and
b. how to complain about a privacy breach and how the Promoter will deal with such a complaint. Liability
17. Nothing in these Terms and Conditions restricts, excludes or modifies any consumer rights under any statute including the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (Cth).
18. Subject to the previous paragraph, the Promoter and the agencies and companies associated with this competition are not liable (including in negligence) for any loss (including indirect, special, or consequential loss or loss of profits),
expense, damage, personal injury (including allergies, skin conditions or other reactions, as relevant), illness or death suffered in connection with this competition or any Prize, except for any liability which under statute cannot be excluded (in which case that liability is limited to the greatest extent allowed by law).
19. Without limiting the previous paragraph, the Promoter and the agencies and companies associated with this competition are not liable for any loss of, damage to, or delay in delivery of Prize/s, or for any damage that occurs to displayed Prize/s (where relevant). Unless otherwise specified, Prize/s will only be delivered to addresses in Australia.
20. This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Instagram. By entering, entrants confirm the release of Instagram of responsibility and agree to Instagram’s Terms of Use.

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