Self Care

March 19, 2020

  Written by Tara Brooks (Naturopath) What an interesting time we are living in at present.  Everyone that isn’t living under a rock is aware of the coronavirus COVID-19.  It is hard to think about anything else. Whilst we are all aware of the hygiene policies in place to decrease the spread of this virus, […]

March 8, 2020

Written by Deanna Cooper (Osteopath) WHAT IS ENDOMETRIOSIS? Endometriosis is a condition where tissue similar to the inner lining of the womb (endometrium) is found in other parts of the body that are not the uterus. It is most commonly found in the pelvis around the womb, ovaries and uterine tubes. It is more commonly diagnosed […]

March 1, 2020

Written by Deanna Cooper (Osteopath) Pregnancy is a time of wonder and excitement for all you expectant Mums, and it can also be one of great discomfort.  Your body goes through a great physical and hormonal transformation to support your ever changing, and growing baby bump – your centre of gravity is pushed forward, and […]

February 24, 2020

By Tara Brooks (Naturopath)   Anxiety not only affects the brain with repetitive thoughts and excessive thinking, but it affects the whole body. The sympathetic nervous system, or what is more commonly know as the ‘flight or fight’ state, increases the heart rate, reduces digestion and increases adrenalin, as well as numerous other physiological changes. […]

February 22, 2020

Written by Nicolette (Chinese Medicine)   Herbs! Delicious, nutritious and medicinal.  These versatile, nutrient dense flavour explosions from the earth can greatly enhance our daily lives by providing us comfort and sustenance; spicing up a boring stir-fry, making health food actually appealing to eat as well as helping us recover from the many ailments we […]

January 13, 2020

Written by Jessica Jackman Breathe in, breathe out.  Hopefully you just used your diaphragm to help you bring that oxygen into your lungs.  The diaphragm is the primary respiratory muscle located in the rib cage.  It attaches to your lower 6 ribs, sternum and upper lumbar spine.  It is shaped like two big domes underneath […]

January 12, 2020

Written by Nicolette Truscott (Chinese Medicine) Zheng Gu Shui is an invaluable adjunct to many musculoskeletal pain conditions and is one of my personal go to favourites for topical pain relief. Translated as ‘bone setting water’, this product was created in the Guangxi Province of China for the purpose of healing of bone fractures and […]

December 20, 2019

Written by Hannah Sutton Are you planning to do some jet-setting these holidays?  Do you want to avoid the dreaded jetlag?  Here is a simple and effective method you can use to reset your body clock using acupressure. What is Jetlag? Jetlag occurs when crossing time zones as it upsets the normal circadian rhythm of […]

December 15, 2019

Written by Margo Field Long term relationships and their pitfalls and what to do instead.   Are you playing ‘pin the problem on them’ ? Sometimes when relationships go stale we point fingers at each other. “I’m in a relationship with this person, and I’m not happy anymore. So it must be my partner’s fault.” […]

December 5, 2019

Written by Jen Frankcombe-Campbell Hola.. Yes it is unbelievably that time of year again.. CHRISTMAS!!…eeeekkk!! Where has 2018 gone? Did you manage to enjoy any of it? I know my year was full on hectic. My Mum had surgery for a huge brain aneurysm, I was and still am healing with my Hashimotos, my Dad […]

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