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Anxiety and Depression and how Acupuncture can Help

As the COVID pandemic wreaks havoc on our world, levels of anxiety and depression have soared, as people try to adjust in this new world. In the next two blogs, we will be looking at these two common mental health conditions, to understand more about the causes and symptoms, and how acupuncture can help. In …

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Common Colds – Brisbane

It’s the time of the year again, we have entered the cold and flu season.
For many of us, colds and flu are just another part of life that we have to suffer through with trips to the Dr, swallowing cold and flu tablets, sore throat lozenges and cough syrup. Admittedly, social distancing and improved hand hygiene in recent times have lowered the infection rate significantly. However, we are still vulnerable to catching colds.

Stress during Covid

Reflections On Our New Times: The Stress Of It All

As Australia begins to talk about re-opening state borders, and a return to “normal” is on the horizon, it might be time to take stock and consider the impact of the global pandemic on our psyche. Even if we or our loved ones weren’t directly stricken by the virus, the long-term effects of quarantine and …

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Staying Fit During Covid-19

Reflections On Our New Times: How To Stay Fit During COVID-19

Why is exercise so good as a self-care practice, especially in challenging times?  Exercise is one of the best ways to bring down the levels of stress hormones such as cortisol and adrenaline, reduce inflammation and boost our immune system. The right amount of exercise can be beneficial for a variety of psychological conditions, including …

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Happy Covid19 Easter

Reflections On Our New Times: Check On The Mind

This year we celebrated a very different Easter holiday. Most of us stayed at home and pottered. No family gatherings, no religious gatherings, no beach walks, no camping but still lots of chocolate I hope. We all need it. Lindt even produced Easter bunnies with white choc masks this year to go with the times. And …

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Anxiety Covid19 Heartmath

HeartMath Breathing Technique For Fear & Uncertainty

At the moment everybody is talking about the spread of COVID-19, the topic is hard to escape. We are inundated with updates and advice. Yesterday the World Health Organisation declared a pandemic, which is going to put stricter regulations on everybody worldwide. Our current environment is a global arena of fear and uncertainty. Judging by …

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