The art of walking upright

Hi, it’s been a while since I posted a blog, and this weekend while the sun is in that late summer/early autumn and the weather is that stunning stillness of in between I came across this beautiful poem, which I thought I would share. “The Art of Walking Upright”  By Glen Colquhoun The trick of […]

Looking after your mental health

Welcome to 2018! I realise we have had a bit of a break but we’re back! To start us off this week we have a guest post from Naturopath Karen Noble who is currently practicing in Adelaide, Australia. Have you ever had that feeling of emptiness, lack of joy and motivation and a need to […]

Merry Christmas

Wow gosh can you believe it is Christmas!  Whether you are charging full noise into Christmas getting swept up by the rush, or a frantically organising Christmas holiday’s or Christmas lunch my wish for you amongst this very busy time is to pause and take some time to reflect.  Look back over your 2017, the […]

Living with migraine headaches

As a migraine suffer myself since puberty, at the age of 12, I understand how debilitating these can be.  I now know that hormonal fluctuations during puberty can influence brain structure and function especially when combined with genetic and epigenetic factors and lead to enhanced susceptibility of a migraine condition. No two people experience migraine […]

Hoʻoponopono

This week I have been reminded of a beautiful practice of forgiveness, which I posted on last year but figured this is a great reminder to us all.  As we get so immersed in our lives and rush to this thing and that, with people often saying things that we may take offense to, or […]

Mood, anxiety and female hormones

Fluctuations in our hormones affect mood, sleep, motivation, memory and cognition, and women are up to 3 times more likely to suffer from depression than men. The process of hormone creation in our bodies is a complicated process requiring nutrients obtained from diet, what you eat can go a long way to addressing symptoms of […]

How To Keep Your Breasts Healthy

October is breast cancer awareness month and the information given on websites and pamphlets emphasizes statistics on women contracting breast cancer, finding a cure and treatment options, there is very little information teaching women what we can all do to prevent it in the first place. In the words of Dr Christian Northrup, a New York Times best-selling author, […]

The beauty of trees

I was reading an article and listening to a podcast the other day on trees, and how trees are so much more than stationary and inactive.  This really resonated with me and it got me thinking how we are so often within the confines of our urban city concrete jungles that we forget the beauty of […]