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Eating With The Seasons – Autumn

There is something to be said about sitting down for a hearty soup on a cool day.  It is like our body craves the warmth. In Oriental medicine, balance is required in all aspects of life including in what you eat with each season. It is based on the ancient concept of Yin and Yang, …

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Spring Forward With Our Health Tips!

Spring is in full bloom! The transformation from Winter to Spring is the transformation from Yin to ascending Yang in Oriental medicine. As nature changes, so do we. We are ready to come out of our hibernation and become more active, physically and mentally. Hence, we often feel inclined for a Spring clean to let …

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Returning to Surplus

The national budget has just been handed down, and all the talk of deficits and national debt has me thinking. It seems we are in the red to the tune of $18.2 billion this financial year. The treasurer assures us that it is all under control and we will be back in surplus in 2020-21. There …

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What does it look like when you’re thriving?

Recently I looked through a newsletter by Dr. Rhonda Andersen, a local fitness trainer for women in Brisbane and former ABC journalist, and stumbled across the article below. The title ‘What does it look like when you are thriving?’ caught my eye. I think it is an interesting question to ponder about. We all want …

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Free-flow … Go with the Flow

    Free-flow is a term that we use regularly to describe many things and we often have the idea that it is a little vague or even new-age. Yet free-flow is the foundation of our health, happiness and vitality. If we think about it, what does free-flow describe? Movement that is unencumbered by obstructions, …

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‘Two Beats Longer’ – An Easy Meditation to Try 

‘Two Beats Longer’ is a simple meditation practice. I came across a suggestion by Brendon Burchard, a world leading high performance coach and personal development trainer from the USA. He suggests this simple practice to bring more presence, positivity and appreciation into our lives. Try it out! All you have to do is hold your …

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Tip 5 – Detox Drinks – Great Recipe Suggestions

Great recipe suggestions for making Detox Drinks. They’re simple and easy. You can use any combination of the detox drink ingredients listed in Tips 3 & 4 to help remove toxins from the body, boost energy, reduce inflammation and promote weight loss. Here’s 3 Easy steps to follow All you need to do is prepare your …

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Stress Management for Insomnia and Mental Exhaustion

​Article 4 – Stress Management for Insomnia and Mental Exhaustion

Six Simple Techniques to regain Clarity and Vitality We spoke about how stress affects moods and physical tension in our previous articles. We all know that sleep is essential to our well being, yet insomnia is prevalent in our modern culture, especially with technology and distraction at our fingertips 24/7. Nothing is worse than not …

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Tip 4 Detox Drinks – The Best Fresh Herbs to Use

When making Detox Drinks it’s a good idea to include fresh herbs because they are powerful detoxifying agents. Mint  Did you know that mint has one of the highest antioxidant capacities of any food? It’s the perfect ingredient for detox drinks because it invigorates the senses while soothing an upset stomach or indigestion. Mint improves …

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Tip 3 Detox Drinks – Best Fruit and Veg to Use

Tasty detox drinks can be created by adding carefully selected fruits, vegetables and herbs to water. Each one has specific components that aid detoxification while helping to boost the immune system and prevent chronic disease. The are numerous ones to choose from including: Watermelon helps hydrate the body It fights inflammation and free radical damage while providing …

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