Posts in the ‘Physical Well-being’ Category

Winter Health Tips

During winter it’s time to change our cooking habits to ones that optimise our body heat and provide more energy. Root vegetables such as sweet potato, pumpkin, parsnip and carrots are great additions to a meal as they are denser and more ‘warming’. Using cooking methods that require longer times, such as baking  and pressure cooking

Total Health & Well-being Day Retreat

Ever wanted a total day of health & well-being without going away to an expensive spa? For total health we need to take care of our physical mental, emotional, and spiritual needs. We invite you to take a day out of your normal routine and give yourself a well deserved mini retreat making time to look

Naturopathic guide to IBS

Do you suffer from Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) or have some of the signs and symptoms? You may be sick and tired of having constipation day in day out, or bouts of diarrhoea or a combination. You may be feeling bloated, or have nausea and pain. Overall this condition is really affecting your zest for

VACCINATION – Do I or don’t I?

  There is a lot of debate in the media around immunisation lately and many Mums are asking me what they should do about getting their children vaccinated. It can be very hard to sift through the internet hype and media stories to find enough truth to make an informed decision. Rather than an all-or-nothing

Winter-proof your family’s health – building immune resilience

  Fed up of getting sick or having to take time off to look after sick family members? Do you want to break the cycle of re-occurring colds and flu this winter? Does your family need better immune resilience? Find out: The factors effecting immune health what you can do to help prevent colds and

The hidden truth about SUGAR

The parallels between sugar consumption and the ‘western’ lifestyle diseases such as metabolic syndrome and obesity are too obvious to ignore. Disease has reached epidemic proportions in both developed and developing countries and sugar is a major player. It’s the long term health consequences that are quite alarming…so the informed choices you make now will

Healthy Kick-start Plan 2016

Is your health heading in the wrong direction? Too much indulgence over the Christmas break? How to get your health back on track for 2016! Major contributing factors that drive our over-consumption and under-energy expenditure in today’s society is STRESS, FATIGUE, and LACK OF SLEEP. These three factors drive us to eat more and exercise

So you think you’re menopausal?

Are you in your late 40’s or older? Are you experiencing some or all of the following? Are you feeling more emotional than usual? Big changes occuring  in your life circumstances? Perhaps more stress in your life than usual? Irregular periods? Hot sweats? Anxious about what comes next? Then you could be heading into this

Why won’t my baby sleep?

This is a question I often asked my first daughter when she was an infant. I asked it in a sweet voice, I asked it in a pleading voice, I asked it in an angry voice, but no matter how many times I asked, she never gave me the answer! When our babies don’t sleep

How to avoid Adrenal burnout?

Adrenal exhaustion is a term applied to body and mind burn out! Your body won’t work, and your mind has turned to mush! The adrenal glands are located on top of your kidneys, and have a huge job in maintaining levels of various hormones including cortisol. Cortisol and adrenalin are the hormones to deal with

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