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14 Sep

The Mother of all herbs “Motherwort”

It can be challenging navigating the stressors of life. Quite often I see women who have been busy for years even decades, who have been taking care of everyone else around them and have forgotten to take care of themselves. Historically the Greeks and Romans have used this plant to treat emotional and physical problems […]

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20 Aug

Holistic Harmony with Naomi – What do I do?

Feeling overwhelmed/anxious/depressed or stressed – want to change things in your life but not sure how?  Need someone to talk to you? I would like to introduce myself as resident counsellor and life coach at Embrace Life, explain what I do and how I do it. Firstly about me and my experience – I am […]

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14 Aug

Massage for Headache & Migraine Relief

Do you suffer from headaches or migraines?  As you know there is no cure for headaches and migraines and prevention is difficult, but treatment can help reduce the number of attacks.  Some people experience headaches or migraines from as little as once or twice a year, to as often as two or three times a […]

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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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