Softly Softly

Has it happened to you? Injury. Most people think of injury and sports injury as breakages. Playing a game of sport or out jogging or cycling and the worst happens! You slip, fall or twist your body in such a way that you hear…

Staying grounded with your natural therapies routine

You know how it is. You start off so keen. Full of ambition, anticipation for change, the wish and want for better health and the move towards a physical and emotional life that involves more energy, more health, the use of natural remedies and…

New Plans and New Address for A Natural Self

The other day I spoke about change and the human capacity to avoid it. But as was touched upon the other day, change is actually a necessary and essential part of life. The human tendency to want to adhere to a moment in time,…

Product Focus: Natural Remedies for Immunity and Allergies

You probably know the story. You’ve been working hard. You have not been sleeping too well. You have not been putting time aside for eating properly or preparing healthy meals. You’ve been buying just a few too many takeaways, and your coffee consumption has…

How to Approach Muscle Pain

You can treat your muscle pain with natural products and this is how you do it! No pain, no gain…or so they say. If you go to the gym, you may know the discomfort of working out. I have a number of friends who…

Traditional Chinese Medicine, Weight and You

It’s time once again to revisit the topic of Chinese Medicine. This age old system of medical practice has been in operation for thousands of years in Asia and has made its way into the alternative and natural therapy profession in Australia over the…

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…

The Emerging Epidemics of Childhood

Rather than a time of innocence and happiness, childhood has for many become a difficult health battle. Soaring rates of obesity, allergies, neurodevelopmental disorders and learning issues have Practitioners, parents and teachers all struggling to cope. Like the canaries in the coal mines, our…

The Statin Story

Elderly people are more likely to be medicated with CoQ10 depleting medications. HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors (i.e. statins) are widely used to manage elevated low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol. While effective at inhibiting hepatic cholesterol synthesis, statin medications may also inhibit endogenous CoQ10 production due to…