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Why do my legs hurt in bed at night particularly my knees ? Fiona Thanks for your question Fiona. There could be many possible reasons for this leg pain and to answer this specifically you would need a professional consultation. Its definitely worth investigating this further and any pain really needs to be investigated by

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Ask the expert Have you ever wanted to ask an expert a question about health and wellness? Here’s your chance. We have a panel of experts; Counsellors Hypnotherapists Life Coaches Naturopath Medical herbalist Energy healers Massage Therapist Please ask us a question and we will direct it to our panel of experts. For example QUESTION:

Lentil & Cannellini bean soup

Lentils are rich in complex carbohydrates, a nutrient that boosts the metabolism and helps the body to burn fat. They are an excellent source of fiber, which can help reduce cholesterol levels. Lentils are also an outstanding source of folate and magnesium. Cannellini beans contain a wealth of B vitamins, including B12. They also provide iron, potassium, zinc,

Healthy chicken satay stir-fry

  Using light coconut milk means this chicken satay stir-fry is still creamy but is way better for you with half the fat! We’ve also added pumpkin, carrots, capsicum and broccolini for extra veg. Broccoli ni is a great antioxidant and is high in vitamin C, potassium, dietary fibre and vitamin E. Gently cook broccoli


Everybody loves a pavlova at Christmas, and this no sugar version in adapted from Sarah Wilson’s “I Quit Sugar for Life”. The meringue is actually half way between meringue and a macaroon and for the fruit I have used the luscious combination of mango and passion fruit. You can of course use any fruit you


MACADAMIA BLISS BALLS   These bliss balls are full of healthy fats, protein, vitamins, minerals, antioxidants and are a great source of fibre. The tahini and linseeds give an added boost of phytoestrogens which are great for women with low oestrogen levels……. HELLO MENOPAUSE!!!!   One of these bliss balls per day will help boost

What’s the secret to success?

As a business owner and coach I’m often asked by new practitioners “What do I need to do to succeed?” Of course you need to be good at what you do, but there’s many people who are fantastic practitioners yet struggle to earn enough income. Why is that? Practitioners need to consistently have the right

From anxiety to excitement

What is anxiety? A collection of physical sensations experienced from an emotional response to a perceived threat. The collection of physical sensations we label as fear or anxiety are often labelled as unpleasant signalling an immediate threat of harm, pain or danger. Fear tells us to pay attention, and prepares us for or induces the

Thai Fish Pie

THAI FISH PIE This recipe combines the goodness of fish with sweet potato in a winter warming, comfort dish. It’s always a hit at my place! Salmon is a great source of Omega 3 fatty acids which are great for your heart and mental health, reducing inflammation and a whole heap of other things. Sweet


BROCCOLI SOUP Broccoli is a nutrient powerhouse. It is packed with vitamins, minerals and phytonutrients that make it a powerful anti-inflammatory and antioxidant. It also helps the normal processes of your liver and supports your digestive system. This is a super easy recipe that I have adapted from Jessica Sepel’s book “the Healthy Life” 2

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