Magnesium – A necessity for 21st century living

Green leafy vegetables are a source of magnesium Chronic Stress Depletes Magnesium There is no escaping the pressures of modern life! You may be familiar with common stressors experienced by the majority of people, such as financial strain, relationships, pressures at work or school, toxins, diets high in processed foods, and constant Wi-Fi and screen […]

Thyroid and Weight and General Health

The Thyroid Dilemma What’s our thyroid really telling us? In the film “What the Bleep do we Know?” it is described in exquisite detail how our thoughts influence our body and how our hormones are the messengers of our thoughts. So the question isn’t “Could my weight/fertility/mood/cholesterol problem be caused by my hormones?” but actually, […]

90-day weight release program launched!

Here it is finally! 5 Steps to Natural Weight Release How to lose weight working with your body (rather than against it) What is it? The 5 Steps program is an intelligent weight loss program that targets the underlying physical issues contributing to you being overweight. Once identified, we then correct these issues using a […]

Is your life a whirlwind at the moment

What fabulous things can you do to support yourself while you’re going through pesky change?  How can you thrive through adversity? Recently, I found out that a tenant I had in an investment property was moving out (in a market that had dropped significantly) and, on the same day, that the house we are renting […]

More barriers to weight loss

Stress and poor sleep Our adrenal glands make the hormone cortisol in response to stress.  Excess levels of cortisol can cause fluid retention, bloating and weight gain around the neck, trunk and abdomen.  If stress is severe or prolonged, it can cause chronic elevation of the hormones cortisol and adrenaline and this can result in […]

Mindful (Walking) Meditation

Everyone needs something to help them re-centre themselves.  So often we hear about the benefits of meditation and yet the regular practice of it seems an impossible dream (to me at least!).  I’ve never been able to successfully meditate, at least the sitting-down, eyes-closed, thumb-and-forefinger-together version of meditation.  What I’ve discovered is that I can […]

Natural Approach to Heart Health

With cardiovascular disease being such a concerning issue for our modern society its about time we realised doctors and natural health practitioners need to work together to help minimise the suffering caused by this killer. The naturopathic approach Regardless of whether someone is on blood pressure medication, statins, or even diabetic medications, nutritional and naturopathic […]