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3 mindfulness secrets of star athletes

3 mindfulness secrets of star athletes
On July 5th, 2015

3 mindfulness secrets of star athletes Its no secret anymore that the world’s best athletes are now using mindfulness to help them stay on top of their game. Phil Jackson, one of the most successful basketball coaches in the history … Continue reading » »

Giving legal aid

On July 2nd, 2015

Giving legal aid to people makes sense, and giving free legal aid to people in poverty and to the vulnerable makes more sense. Legal aid, in terms of aid development for developing countries, includes public awareness of rights, group and … Continue reading » »

Grinding, clenching, and the ever frustrating TMJ

On July 2nd, 2015

“I’ve got TMJ!” – well yes, you do, but so do all of your friends. Often, jaw pain, clicking, grinding and clenching is labelled as “TMJ” – which is actually just the name of the jaw joint, the Temporomandibular Joint. … Continue reading » »

Cuban black beans: One pot, three dishes.

Cuban Black Beans: One pot, three dishes.
On June 28th, 2015

Cuban Black Beans 2 cups black beans soaked overnight ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil 2 onions – finely diced 2 celery sticks – diced 1 x red or green – capsicum finely diced 6 cloves garlic – chopped or … Continue reading » »

Giving globally

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On June 28th, 2015

  America’s annual report on philanthropy was published in early June 2015. Generosity increased across the nation in the past year, except for giving globally. Giving to international causes decreased by 3.6%. This included aid, development, relief, and human rights. … Continue reading » »

3 reasons to use mindfulness to be with your feelings (and how to do it)

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On June 25th, 2015

Use mindfulness to be with your feelings. Feelings can be a gateway to either heaven or hell. Mindfulness offers us the freedom to choose which of these paths we take. Here are 3 reasons why using mindfulness to be present … Continue reading » »

What’s the difference between Osteopathy, Physiotherapy and Chiropractic?

On June 25th, 2015

What’s the difference between Osteopathy, Physiotherapy and Chiropractic  (Or, a brief history of the manual therapies). I must admit, I’ve been avoiding writing this blog post. It’s one of the most frequently asked questions that I hear, and my answer … Continue reading » »

Reduce diabetes to reduce TB

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On June 24th, 2015

  Public health managers have a new policy on tuberculosis. The advice to reduce tuberculosis in the world is to first reduce diabetes. Tuberculosis (TB) continues to be a major public health challenge affecting 9 million people annually. Of those, … Continue reading » »

Buckwheat, pickled beet and haloumi salad; journey to wellness

Buckwheat, pickled beet and haloumi salad
On June 21st, 2015

I love the combination of flavour and texture in this salad. The hot pink tahini dressing makes it sing. Serves 4 as a main or a mob as a side dish Pickled Beetroot 2 whole beets – sliced thinly on … Continue reading » »

8 development goals

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On June 21st, 2015

     The United Nations, with its member countries, sets Millennium Development Goals (MDG) each five years to reduce poverty, halt diseases, ensure food security, and provide universal primary education. The 2010 MDG summit produced 8 development goals and concluded … Continue reading » »