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Want to get better more quickly? Here are your responsibilities.

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On November 24th, 2015

In this post I will explore the responsibilities of the patient in a healthcare setting with particular emphasis on conditions involving pain. So, what IS your job as a patient? I can hear you thinking – “What do you mean … Continue reading » »

Psychiatry and you

Psychiatry has its place in a healthy lifestyle
On November 22nd, 2015

Psychiatry is a specialised and professional field and although this bloggist is a natural therapist I am of the belief that it does hold a valid place in our lives. Amidst the conundrum lifestyle some of us live today often the amount of negativity in our lives becomes too much and overwhelming. We work too hard sometimes, spend too little time with our families, overspend on our budget, worry too much, neglect our needs physically, emotionally, mentally and spiritually and then wonder why we end up sitting in a doctor’s office being told we are overstressed and need psychiatry and medication to assist us to live. Continue reading » »

Sickness, fear and negativity

Sickness patterns can be changed energetically and psychologically
On November 15th, 2015

Sickness is a pattern. A negative pattern in the body that repeats and reinforces itself due to physical, mental, emotional, psychological, spiritual and energetic reasons. Sickness can permeate every part of our being and people who are always ill have a pattern, a seed in them that seems to grow and multiply. Often there is a duality involved where the person seeks help then does the exact things to negate all the help they receive. So the pattern gets deeper and deeper like a groove in a cd that we burn. The good thing is that just like a cd that has been burnt wrong we can overwrite that pattern and turn negativity and sickness into a happy, healthy lifestyle. However, it takes work. Continue reading » »

Pumpkin & banana breakfast smoothie

Pumpkin & banana breakfast smoothie
On November 15th, 2015

I used to be a light traveler. Now I travel in a vintage caravan with a well-stocked fridge, solar panels, a generator and a Vitamix. When I met my darling, I owned a backpack with a few pairs of Thai … Continue reading » »

Getting to know Bacopa

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On November 13th, 2015

By naturopath and nutritionist Karen Latter I find getting to know a medicinal herb much the same as meeting somebody new. First you get to know their name, hear where they come from and find out what they do, which … Continue reading » »

Mulberry clafoutis

Mulberry Clafoutis
On November 6th, 2015

My friend Julie had an abundance of mulberries and, as I am always thinking about food, we were talking about mulberry pie and other cakes. So I suggested that, if she brought over some mulberries, I would make a cake … Continue reading » »

The wonderment of being alone

On November 5th, 2015

The wonderment of being alone is that we are always surrounded by life. I recently took a trip to Far North Queensland for a week to immerse myself in a writer’s retreat that involved writing my life story. When I gave … Continue reading » »

6 simple self-care practices

On November 4th, 2015

November is already here and I don’t know about you but at this time of the year time always seems to speed up. Our to do lists are a mile long and at the end is the holiday season. If … Continue reading » »

How can you stop stiffness?

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On November 3rd, 2015

Stiffness is something that many people complain about. Stiffness can be a sensation (like a “pulling” or a “tightness”), or it can be a reduction in movement (ie being unable to twist left to right etc). We’re not entirely sure … Continue reading » »

Rosemary & olive grain-free focaccia: Journey to Wellness

Rosemary & Olive grain free foccacia
On October 30th, 2015

Olive & Rosemary Grain-Free Focaccia 3 cups besan flour (chickpea flour) 2¾ cups water ¼ cup extra-virgin olive oil Leaves of 2 rosemary sprigs, pounded in mortar & pestle 1 tsp dry basil 1 tsp fennel seeds Pinch chilli flakes … Continue reading » »