A new year brings the opportunity to assess aspects within our own lives that we feel need further focus or improvement. It could be a niggling health concern, feeling ordinary and wanting to feel great or a health goal that you have been unable to achieve through normal routines. Which is why we are launching our Health Support package! The Health Support Package is not a detox nor is it a guilt driven health revamp. We are focusing on giving you the opportunity to gain furt
I thought this week I would take a step back to discuss what is a naturopath and what is expected in a naturopathy consultation. I am constantly perplexed when I meet someone who doesn't know what a naturopath is, but I am also excited as this is my opportunity to be able to point people in the direction of natural heath and show how amazing naturopaths are! As a definition, a naturopath is a holistic practitioner who focuses on prevention medicine. This means that a naturopa
With autumn comes cooler weather and this can be the start of the cold and flu season for many. There are a multitude of ways that you can start to support your immune system in preparation for winter to have you fighting fit all season long! Here are a few to get you going:
Ensure you are getting enough rest Winter is the time for slowing down and taking time to rest and restore so give your body this opportunity. Approximately 8 hours sleep a night is extremely beneficial
Are you feeling tired or lethargic?
Do you find yourself counting down the hours to your next cup of coffee?
Fatigue is something that is experienced by most people throughout a lifetime.
Fatigue is a symptom which can be attributed to a multitude of causes:
- a lack of sleep
- nutritional deficiencies
- lack of physical exercise or too much physical exertion
- health concerns/disease
- a lack of water
- temperature changes
- eating too
We are all becoming more aware of the importance of being mindful but we are also so very busy in our daily lives so how can we incorporate mindfulness into our routine to obtain the benefits. Mindful eating is a wonderful way to incorporate mindfulness into our daily lives as we all have to eat! For majority of people, mindful eating gives you the opportunity to be mindful at least 3 times a day! So what is mindful eating? Mindful eating is sitting down and being present whe
Feeling all tied up? Constipation is one of the most common medical complaints in Australia. What is constipation? Constipation is having difficulty passing a bowel motion and your incidence is less than 3 stools per week. However if we are consuming food daily, passing a stool motion daily is ideal. Constipation is also associated straining, haemorrhoids, dry stools and pain. Constipation can be caused by a wide range of issues: a phobia of public toilets, certain medication