Natural Approaches to Pain

Natural Approaches to Pain

As you are likely aware, it is now possible to buy codeine based pain relief medications only with a prescription from the doctor. While this may or may not affect the people who are addicted to, or abuse these medications, and who need help one way or another, it also has a huge impact on people who have relied on these effective medications for either chronic or occasional pain management. I have already heard from clients who are being refused codeine-based prescriptions from their doctors, for chronic pain. 

So I thought it was a good time to write an article on some more natural ways to help manage pain. Many people in chronic pain are not managed well by their GP’s and specialists, and are not taught the many possible ways to support themselves to live better despite their pain, because it is easier to prescribe medications.........

Healthy Weight Part 2

Healthy Weight Part 2

In this article I go over the challenges of our primal unconscious brain and its instinctual eating tendencies in a modern world, I discuss hormones and weight management, and the development of healthy habits. Included is a delicious Salad with Mango Dressing recipe. 

Healthy Weight Part 1

Healthy Weight  Part 1

Why do so many intelligent people struggle with their weight? Is it a personal failing, poor willpower.... should we ‘just’ eat less and exercise more?
No, its not that simple, and not a personal failing. It's not easy to lose weight and keep it off...otherwise, we wouldn't have this epidemic. 

A Healthier Christmas and Holiday Season

A Healthier Christmas and Holiday Season

At this time of year many people are starting holidays and often that leads to drinking too much alcohol and snacking on unhealthy foods. It doesn’t have to be that way, and it can also be a time of rest, nourishment, sunshine and swimming, connection with family and friends, and looking after your health in ways you may not have had time for over the year.

12 Tips for a Healthier Christmas Season

12 Tips for a Healthier Christmas Season

Here are some tips for maintaining some simplicity, peace, calm, health and joy around this time of year. You can end 2017 feeling energised instead of exhausted because after all, it is holiday time for most of us. 

The Forgotten Art of Rest and Convalescence

The Forgotten Art of Rest and Convalescence

Do you suffer from fatigue, exhaustion, even extreme exhaustion? I come across many people who are burning out, stressed, anxious, and don’t know how to heal and stop themselves from feeling so overwhelmed, so fatigued.