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Optimising Brain Health

November 13, 2018

I speak a lot about adaptogenic herbs – these are the beautiful herbs that protect our nervous system and adrenal glands especially when we are exposed to acute or prolonged stress. However today I want to talk about the beautiful nervine herbs and in particular the nervines that not only calm our nervous system but help keep our brain calm, focused and alert. It seems poignant, with Christmas just six weeks away and with many of us feeling tired and weary, and yet knowing we still need to....

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Do You Have a Touch of the Winter Blues?

July 24, 2018

The “Winter Blues”, also known as SAD (seasonal affective disorder) is caused by lack of sunlight. In Australia we are not subjected to the reduced daylight hours that some of our northern hemisphere friends are, but many Australians still experience lowered mood, energy and vitality during our Winter months. If reduced sunlight affects you in winter, incorporate the following tips to stay vital and happy. Eat Foods To Boost Your Mood Foods rich in tryptophan (an amino acid), help your bod....

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Keeping Stress in Check

November 21, 2017

For many, life has lost its lustre and stress, anxiety and a lack of balance is often an underlying factor. This is often highlighted this time of year as we approach the Festive  Season. To lead a balanced, enriching life we all know that we must eat well and exercise… because without optimal health and energy it becomes a daily struggle to reach our potential. But it is equally important for optimal health and happiness that we create balance in our lives… time to stop, relax, reflect....

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Introducing Nervines for Optimal Brain Health

November 14, 2016

I speak a lot about adaptogenic herbs – these are the beautiful herbs that protect our nervous system and adrenal glands especially when we are exposed to acute or prolonged stress. However today I want to talk about the beautiful nervine herbs and in particular the nervines that not only calm our nervous system but help keep our brain calm, focused and alert. It seems poignant, with Christmas just six weeks away and with many of us feeling tired and weary and yet knowing we still need to m....

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Keeping Stress In Check

November 24, 2014

For many, life has lost its lustre and stress, anxiety and a lack of balance is often an underlying factor. This is often highlighted this time of year as we approach the Silly Season. To lead a balanced, enriching life we all know that we must eat well and exercise… because without optimal health and energy it becomes a daily struggle to reach our potential. But it is equally important for optimal health and happiness that we create balance in our lives… time to stop, relax, reflect....

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On the 12th Day of Christmas

December 9, 2013

Welcome to our 12 Days of Xmas “Silly Season Survive and Thrive” campaign. Back by popular demand from last year, each day we’ll shoot through a quick and simple tip you can easily embrace that will have you not only surviving but thriving this Silly Season. So let’s get started…             On The 12th Day Of Christmas… Keep Your Stress Levels Under Wraps The Christmas season quite often has us stretched to the very limit… ....

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