Change and Transition in Health and in Life

Change is not a bad thing. In fact it is a necessary part of life. But we humans can find it quite difficult and often revert to stasis and rigidity as a way to cope with the complexities of the world. How many of…

When Fatigue is Chronic

Exhaustion can afflict anyone, anywhere and anytime. And normal fatigue operates as a signal or flag to your body that you are spent and need rest and recuperation. But what happens if exhaustion is simply a way of life and a state of being?…

The Pain of Mastitis

Breastfeeding is a part of a mother’s wonderful journey with her baby. It begins almost immediately, with the baby learning to latch onto the breast and with the mother learning how to hold and adjust her precious new infant as it takes its first…

Autumn and the Common Cold

Here in Australia we are about to head into the autumnal season. The weather is starting to cool and the long, hot and hazy days of summer are over. The mornings are a little chillier and the threat of bushfire has subsided. The Antarctic…

H is for Herbs

Every so often I like to focus on a novel way of introducing clients and blog readers to herbs. Some time ago I devised a method that is fun, interesting and rather systematic. It’s about educating the wider public and readership about herbs and it…