17 Apr

Keeping you and your kids active with creativity

Keeping kids active has its challenges at the best of times, let alone during the Covid19 home isolation that we all face.  It’s very well-known fact that exercising regularly is an effective means of keeping us healthy and feeling good.  Unfortunately though for many families trying to juggle their work and life commitments at home […]

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9 Apr

Posture, Ergonomics & Working From Home

More and more people are now working from home in recent weeks. Since this does not seem likely to change anytime soon it is imperative to have a good work space and set up for the home office. A good ergonomic set up includes: -chair with adjustable height and backrest to support the lumbar spine […]

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31 Mar

Chinese Medicine, Immunity and COVID 19

Understanding your Immune system from a Chinese Medicine Perspective and how to create a plan for your better health. Immunity in Chinese Medicine is called Wei Qi or Defensive Qi. The Organs that are responsible for our defence are the Lungs, Large Intestine and the Skin. These more exterior relating organs, control what comes from […]

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27 Feb

A Naturopathic Approach to Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia (FM) presents with a wide array of symptoms: Generalised pain Increased frequency in fatigue Non-restorative sleep Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) Headache Impaired cognition and mood Many more symptoms Risk factors There is often an increased incidence of adverse life events and psychological distress. (Domestic violence, abuse, emotional trauma) More prevalent in females compared to […]

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22 Jan

Healthy School Lunch Box Ideas

It’s back to school time already and the attention for parents of the world has now turned to getting uniforms, shoes, stationary and all the other bits and bobs ready for another year at school for the kids. An important part of all this that often gets missed is the lunchbox, it is after all […]

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19 Jan

Survival Tips for the first day of school

It’s not long now until school is back!  For some parents this can be a highly anxious time – especially if your little one is starting Prep.  Getting back into the strict routine of preparing school lunches, knowing what uniform they need to wear on what day and not to mention, school drop off and […]

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13 Jan

FREE Back to School Webinar

Join our Naturopath Kim Sheppard for our FREE Back to School Webinar, where she will explain how Reiki and Flower Essences, may help to support your child’s emotional health during stressful times. What is Reiki? Reiki is a Japanese technique for relaxation, stress reduction and promotes innate healing. It is administered by “laying on hands” […]

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3 Dec

Exercise Technology

Technology is a wondrous thing, and nothing is truer than in the realm of exercise technology.  I was lucky enough recently to experience a way of exercise that knocked my socks off!  It was set up as an ‘immersive experience’ that allows you to select between walking, running, bike riding and even climbing modes.  There […]

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29 Nov

Fibromyalgia and Massage

Fibromyalgia is a disorder characterized by widespread musculoskeletal pain accompanied by fatigue, sleep, memory and mood issues. Researchers believe that fibromyalgia amplifies painful sensations by affecting the way your brain processes pain signals. Symptoms sometimes begin after a physical trauma, surgery, infection or significant psychological stress. In other cases, symptoms gradually accumulate over time with […]

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16 Aug

Top tips to reduce stress and improve fertility

The female reproductive cycle is very complex and even a small change from what is considered normal can prevent ovulation. There are 4 events in reproduction: Ovulation: The release of a healthy ovum (egg) Tubal transport: The fallopian tubes need to be healthy and have a normal anatomic relationship with the ovary to allow capture […]

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