Sleep

July 31, 2020

Written by Danielle Toranto – Acupuncturist / Chinese Medicine Practitioner One of the things that has come to mind for me personally in my practice is how well are we able to digest what is happening around us at the present moment? Certainly we could not have predicted the current situation and it is ever […]

July 10, 2020

Written by Camille Scott – Remedial Massage Therapist Have you ever laid down on a massage table at the start of your appointment, felt your body relax down and realised how much tension you were holding? Perhaps you made the appointment because you started out with a small twinge in your back but figured it […]

June 29, 2020

Written by Hannah Sutton  (Chinese Medicine/Acupuncture) According to the philosophy of Chinese Medicine, Winter represents the utmost of Yin.  The nature of Winter is a slow, dark, cool, inward moving season – all things Yin. Winter is associated with the water element and the energy of the Kidney, Bladder and Adrenals. It is a time […]

June 19, 2020

Written by Jen Frankcoomb-Campbell (Crystal Reiki, Children’s Nutrition, Health & Wellness Coaching) Adrenal fatigue or exhaustion. Have you heard of it? You may or may not have, but I am certain most of you would have or will be dealing with issues surrounding the adrenals. As mentioned in previous blogs, I am currently studying my Bachelor […]

May 27, 2020

Written by Deanna Cooper (Osteopathy) The osteopathic practitioner focuses on the joints, muscles, and spine.  Osteopathic intervention can help treat arthritis, back pain, headaches, tennis elbow, digestive issues, and postural problems.  Treatment can also assist with sleep cycles and the nervous, circulatory, and lymphatic symptoms. What is Osteo? Or should we say what is Osteopathy? […]

April 27, 2020

Written by Tara Brooks (Naturopath) Serotonin has become popular in the last decade with the majority of people I talk to being able to tell me that it has something to do with being happy. Serotonin is a neurotransmitter that helps to increase mood and improve your sense of wellbeing.  A neurotransmitter is a chemical […]

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. […]

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 […]

February 23, 2019

Tired all the time?  Do you have trouble getting to sleep?  Staying asleep?  Avoid going to bed? Written by Nicolette Truscott Sleep is an important time for the body to rest and repair.  It is essential for normal day to day mental and physical function.   The effects of poor sleep can be wide reaching and […]

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