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Intrusive thoughts: A common occurrence in new Mothers

Intrusive distressing thoughts are normal and we all experience them from time to time. Research shows that they are even more common after giving birth - up to 80% of all new mothers report distressing unwanted thoughts concerning fears of intentionally or accidentally causing harm to the baby. This suggests that thoughts concerning safety may [...]

By |2018-03-28T13:54:23+11:00August 13th, 2014|Mental Attitudes, Parenting|0 Comments

Reduce Stress and Manage Anxiety

Anxiety is rife amongst us.  In this day and age there are more people suffering from anxiety and stress related illnesses than ever in the history of mankind. Anxiety is becoming a living breathing monster that feeds off so many in its path. It is crippling people and destroying lives. Stresses of modern day life [...]

Serotonin, Sleep and Massage

Ever thought about regular massage to help regulate sleep? Insomnia, linked to low levels of serotonin, also known as 5-hydroxytryptamine is a hormone in the pineal gland, the digestive tract, the central nervous system, and in blood platelets. Serotonin plays an important part in the regulation of learning, mood, sleep and vasoconstriction (constriction of blood [...]

By |2019-08-16T12:25:33+11:00August 29th, 2013|Massage, Mental Attitudes, Treating Sickness|0 Comments

A Chinese Medicine Approach To Stress & Emotional Health

Stress is an inevitable part of today’s modern lifestyle. Whether it is a result of work pressures, relationship problems, financial worries or other aspects of your life, one thing is clear – if it builds up excessively it affects both your emotional and physical well-being. How Stress Affects The Body Stress has long been the [...]

By |2018-05-17T12:56:12+11:00August 9th, 2012|Healthy Diet, Traditional Chinese Medicine|1 Comment

Supporting yourSelf through detoxification

Like the rest of us, you probably feel a little bit sluggish and bloated after over-indulging through the Christmas/New Year period.  You might have stacked on a few kilos or you could be surviving on caffeine to get you through the day.  It might be time for a bit of a Detox to recharge the [...]

Food for the Brain – Omega 3 DHA

The Western diet has changed a lot in the last 20 to 50 years, not only with the choices we make about what to eat, but how the food is grown and manufactured. Increasingly our soils are being depleted of essential minerals and our food is heavily processed which robs it even more. The animals [...]

Phytolacca Decandra

Phytolacca Decandra is otherwise known as Poke Weed or Poke.  Like all homeopathics  Phytolacca Decandra suitable for treating a variety of different symptoms and is particularly good for benefiting the glandular system,  some  skin conditions,  mental and emotional needs and offers general pain relief. In relation to the benefits for the  glandular system, as Photolacca [...]

By |2018-03-28T12:52:02+11:00October 12th, 2011|Healthy Diet, Healthy Food, Homeopathy, Product Review|0 Comments

The Science of Kundalini Yoga Meditation

As a Kundalini Yoga teacher, and a transpersonal counsellor who uses meditation as a therapeutic intervention, I am continually amazed by how profoundly this range of interventions can bring about deep, lasting change. I find it exciting that Western science has caught up with what yogic texts have been teaching for thousands of years. I [...]