Tag: stress and anxiety

6 posts in this category

Are You Overwhelmed with Stress?

November 14, 2019

I like to pause this time of year and reflect on daily choices, habits and rituals. Because for many, life has lost its lustre and stress, anxiety and a lack of balance is often an underlying factor. This overwhelm and sense of powerlessness can be heightened this time of year as we approach the Festive Season with the added pressures that often accompany the festivities. To lead a balanced, enriched life we all know that we must eat well and exercise… because without optimal health and en....

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“Horror Year for Flu”

July 9, 2019

Back in August 2017 the first line of my weekly blog went as follows… ‘Australians are in the midst of the worst flu outbreak on record in 2017!’ But listen to any news outlet or read any newspaper and you will know that 2019 has surpassed 2017 and is the “horror year for flu” in Australia (Sunday Age July 7,2019). The peak flu period is typically September and October, but already it has been reported that more 25,000 have caught the virus in Victoria alone (Herald Sun July 7, ....

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Are You Brain Fatigued?

July 3, 2019

The organs with the most ‘energy-hungry’ cells will be the first to feel the brunt of an energy crisis. Thus our brain is the first to feel the effects of low energy. Our brain only makes up 2% of our body weight but uses 20% of our energy. No wonder when we are fatigued the things we notice are brain fog, poor memory, impaired word recall and decreased executive function. We know that stress is a leading ‘energy-zapper’ and it leads to systemic inflammation throughout the body. Chro....

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How To Reclaim Your Female Mojo

February 12, 2019

With Valentine’s Day approaching, and the romantic traditions that surround this celebrated day, I thought I’d share with you how to reclaim your female mojo with the amazing benefits and actions of one of my favourite women’s herbs – Shatavari. Shatavari is a traditional Indian (Ayurvedic) herb and is often referred to as the ‘Queen of Herbs’ because it is said to promote love and devotion. In Hindu, the word Shatavari literally translates as “to possess a hundred husbands....

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On the 12th Day of Christmas

December 13, 2018

Welcome to our 12 Days of Xmas “Festive Season Survive and Thrive” campaign. Back by popular demand, 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 Festive Season. And to kick off the Festive Season we are Celebrating in-store this evening with our Annual Christmas Event. This year we’ve planned lots of fun with nibbles and bubbles as you shop and our “Roll the Dice” with every purchase… looking ....

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Are Probiotics the new Multi’s?

March 14, 2018

Supplementing with probiotics can influence the composition of our whole microbiome. They positively alter the microbiome environment and encourage the proliferation of what is now dubbed our “core” bacterial strains. Exciting research is also revealing that healthy people have a diverse variety of microbiota and conversely a reduction in this microbiota diversity is linked to diseases such as obesity, insulin resistance, inflammation and bowel disease. Interestingly data suggests that t....

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