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…

Chemicals and Smoking

We’ve visited the topic of smoking and quitting a few times on A Natural Self’s blog. And we’ve done so because we know and believe smoking kills and is one of the most destructive and undermining habits you can partake in. It is so…

Mothering – A Personal Natural Health Story

One of the most important roles any woman can play is that of a mother. In fact, it is not really a role. It’s an instinct, a way of life, a sensibility and a lifelong experience that alters the way we think, the way…

Fresh Juicing and Detoxification

Thirty years ago it was almost impossible to find a fresh juice bar or even a home juicer to purchase from a department or appliance store. Thankfully today, the scenario is very different. Juicing is a wonderful way to encourage your natural health, enrich…

Natural Health, the Earth and You

The world is in crisis. We all know it. While there are numerous sceptics, many now sensibly believe the earth is in danger of severe problems with pollution, overcrowding and global warming hitting fever pitch. Australia and every other country is impacted. Every day…

Medicinals as Gift Ideas

The Global Financial Crisis has given all of us time to pause and reflect. The financial and real estate boom of the early part of the Millennium is over, and the world is now in a state for comparative fiscal contraction. Anyone who runs…

Traditional Chinese Medicine and Natural Remedies

Have you ever wandered through Chinatown in your local town or city? Or perhaps you have been to China? Whatever the case may be, there is a world out there, waiting for you to discover… You can sense it. You walk along a busy…

Detoxification Duties – You Owe it To Yourself

I enjoy reading spiritual books and believe that natural health and natural remedies can be incorporated into my life and the life of my clients in a truly holistic way. This means that taking true responsibility for our health is actually as much a…

Naturopathy Guide for the Working Mum

If you are a busy mum who juggles work and parenting and home life, school life, sports life and the rest…then you need to read this article. Why do I say this? I say it because the simple truth is that I am an…

Joint Venture

Your joints are a vital part of your health and wellbeing.  You can do a lot to help them on their way and offer them the vitamins, minerals and supplements they need to work optimally. Here’s some clear guidelines and ideas that can help…