A lot of people I talk to have no idea what I do, or how it might be relevant to their life and health. They aren’t sure what naturopathy is and/or why they would see someone like me. That’s fair enough. If you haven’t experienced it before, holistic medicine can seem a bit weird. Why […]
Stress and fatigue
All of us are affected by stress, in one way or another and for some people this can have significant consequences for overall health. I can help you learn to better manage your stress and get your health back on track. If you’ve felt stressed and run down for a long period of time, we’ll work to nurture burnt-out adrenals and help you rebuild energy. Other symptoms that are often associated with burn-out include broken sleep, headaches, migraines, difficulty concentrating, moodiness and recurrent infections.
So. Surely everyone has seen this meme? Hilarious! But also… awww. I know. So tired. Amusing though it is to make light of the situation, chronic sleep deprivation isn’t a joke. It’s truly awful and plays havoc with your health. From upsetting metabolism, to messing with digestion, impacting on immune function, mood and cognition. You […]
Look. I’ve hardly been on this blog in the past six months (longer, actually) as I fell out of the habit of writing regularly, and my work / study / personal life filled up with numerous other tasks that took priority. I intend to post more regularly, and to go through some of my older […]
I don’t know about you, but my year started off pretty slow. We had time off with family. Came home to Sydney. Settled back into the ‘normal’ routine. For me, work trickled in gradually and I geared up for a return to an intensive Masters program. Then February rolled around and my work really ramped […]
This time of year is rife with products and protocols aimed at ‘detoxing’ your body; ridding yourself of the hangover, so to speak, from a month or more of festive season indulgence. Starting off the new year with good health intentions is an awesome idea and one that I can fully get behind – begin […]
The value of sleep cannot be overstated. It’s such an important factor for physical and mental wellbeing. Sleep is the time our bodies use to recharge our batteries, something we need to do every day. Every day. It restores and revives us: physically and mentally. It ensures we have enough energy to do what we […]
I’m guest posting over on Amelia Phillips‘ blog, with my top 5 tips to increase energy. Most of us live busy lives and, as a result, we often complain about not having enough energy. We’re always so tired! BUT, there’s a silver lining, you don’t have to feel this way. There are number of things you […]
I’m guest posting over at Mouths of Mums again today. Click through to read my three simple strategies for halving stress. Found any of these helpful yourself? What are your strategies for stressing less?
Stress and anxiety are common, incredibly common. On average, 1 in 4 Australians reports feelings of anxiety and 1 in 3 of us will experience depressive symptoms*. As regards stress, well… I would suggest that we are all stressed, regularly, in one way or another. I’ve written before about how stress takes a toll on your […]
Sometimes I struggle with motivation, I feel deflated and overwhelmed by the world. A feeling at direct opposites with what I want to be doing and where I want to be going. Do you have this too, sometimes? Last week my Dad sent me a quote. His message popped into my email inbox one afternoon, […]