Natural ways to deal with chronic pain

According to the Ministry of Health, one in five New Zealander’s suffer from chronic pain, resulting from an array of causes from sports injury, osteoarthritis, nerve pain, migraine to fibromyalgia, Rheumatoid arthritis and other pain syndromes. The dangers of medication The majority suffering from chronic pain will use medication sometimes on a daily basis, however these […]

Are you eating the right foods for you?

Following on from last weeks blog, I thought I would continue the dialog around diet, as it seems everyone is confused. We all are trying to eat healthier but with the hundreds of diets and conflicting advice on what is healthy it is easy to get overwhelmed.  Without guidance you are left to guess at […]

Stressed & tired? Add more pleasure to your day!

Many women and men, tell me they end up at the end of the day falling asleep on the couch exhausted, nothing left for their significant other or themselves. I tell them they could learn alot from my dog Cino. Cino, nickname “cheeky” demands massive amounts of attention, tummy rubs, nose scratches, and treats. If you […]

An apple a day…

Winter is the time for apples, and we all know the saying “An apple a day keeps the doctor away!”, but you may be surprised to learn that apples are indeed one of the best fruits to keep us healthy and improve life expectancy. In a recent Australian study where 1,456 women aged 70 to […]

Ways to improve your absorption

  Are you eating healthy whole foods with lots of vegetables and still feeling low in energy? Supplementing with multi-vitamins and other nutrients yet still symptomatic? If you are not feeling any healthier despite your efforts, the reason could be that nutrients aren’t being properly absorbed by your body. There are a few factors that […]

Depression and Homeopathy

For this week’s post we have an article by Joelle Smaniotto-Gorton. Joelle is a classical Homeopath, and who has changed the lives of so many with her approach. One client stated that “it was like a switch went off and I was able to move forward”. Joelle is an inspiration to all who meet her and we […]

Remembering the past

It would have been my grandfather’s 100th birthday this week, and although he wasn’t a New Zealander (he was British) he fought in world war two and had many stories to tell, mostly of the places he got to visit, the close calls he had and the comrade of his fellow soldiers. It always amazes me what […]

Protect yourself this winter!

Are you ready for the onslaught of winter bugs? While there is no “cure” for the common cold, there are things we can do to boost our immunity throughout the winter to minimise our risk for not only getting a cold but limiting the duration if we happen to succumb. Eat a good range of […]