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Grief & Your Health

Oct 25, 2021

Grief is one of those emotions we dread but have to face as it's a normal reaction to the loss of a loved one. Every living thing goes through a certain level of grief at some point in their life. However normal, when does healthy grieving become unhealthy?

Hoarding Disorder: What You Need to Know

Oct 21, 2021

Did you know that hoarding is the reason for 25% of home fires? This was revealed by an academic study conducted in Canberra. Hoarding is a mental condition that should not be taken lightly as it affects not only the hoarder but their family as well.

Understanding Affective Disorders

Oct 14, 2021

Anyone you know experiencing emotional distress or having a depressed mood? Chances are that person is suffering from an affective disorder. This term includes a wide range of mental illnesses, including panic disorder and social phobia that could...

Phobia Basics: Everything You Need to Know About Agoraphobia

Sep 28, 2021

What is Agoraphobia? Agoraphobia is a severe anxiety disorder that many people don't realize they have. It's a fear of places and situations where it is hard to escape or get help if something bad happens. People with agoraphobia often feel like they...

From Anxiety to Resilience

Sep 08, 2021

When a child has been anxious for a long period, even the most well-meaning parents can fall into a negative cycle and, not wanting their child to suffer, actually exacerbates the child's anxiety. It happens when parents, anticipating a child's fears, try...

5 Breathing Exercises Used for Relaxation

Sep 03, 2021

In recent times, it's never been more important and necessary for us to find ways to release anxiety and stress. If we are constantly operating in a heightened state of anxiety or stress, we are compromising our immune system and our well-being overall.

Stress and Anxiety: An Ayurvedic Perspective

Sep 02, 2021

In today's world everyone is making an effort to stay healthy but still the focus is on our physical wellbeing. Very few people consider their mental health, to the extent it has become a great challenge for our society. While one might think mental...

Nutrition in the Management of Anxiety

Sep 02, 2021

There's a little truth in every wife's tale and "you are what you eat" is no exception. The food that you choose to put into your mouth has a run on effect on your gut health, and in turn, your mental health. There is so much more I could talk about...

Acupuncture May Help Stress, Anxiety and Insomnia Well

Aug 31, 2021

Acupuncture is one of the branches of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) that involves the insertion of fine and disposable needles into the specific skin points called acupoints, which are linked to the meridians and connected to organs. Acupuncture...

How to Manage Anxiety Naturally

Aug 31, 2021

Anxiety, generally speaking, is a response from excessive fear, worry, stress or over-thinking. Our survival mode kicks in when we are alerted by imminent danger. Sometimes those feelings may re-trigger or never switch off, and it affects our daily...

How to Manage Anxiety and Create Positive, Long-lasting Change

Aug 26, 2021

According to Beyond Blue Australia, over 2 million people experience anxiety in 12 months. That is a lot, right! It is natural to have some levels of nervousness, fear when we feel uncomfortable or unsafe. Despite this, we can still function in our...

How Acupuncture Can Help With Anxiety Management

Aug 24, 2021

Over a couple of years, acupuncture is used in many hospitals, and the fallouts have been overwhelming. It is an alternative medicine made up of fine, sterile needles inserted at specific points in the skin. Acupuncture treatments follow the principles...

Understanding Underlying or Causal Factors as the Target for Change

Aug 23, 2021

We are usually aware of current factors in our life responsible for mental health issues such as depression, emotional eating, addictions or dysfunctional relationships. However, these 'stressors' may merely serve as 'triggers' while the actual 'distal...

How to Tap Yourself Calm with Emotional Freedom Techniques

Aug 19, 2021

'I wouldn't have believed this if I hadn't tried it, because tapping on yourself to feel better sounds ridiculous,' said a newcomer to EFT tapping, an evidence-based practice for a wide range of health issues. 'But after tapping for a few minutes, I'm...

How Breathwork Can Help With Stress Management

Aug 17, 2021

Stress, anxiety and depression can result in the malfunction of breathing due to our emotional mood or mindset. Breathing is an involuntary action of a physiological process to take in the air and utilise the oxygen on inhalation and expel the carbon...

Dealing With Childhood Trauma

Aug 13, 2021

Some traumatic experiences cause physical injuries that heal in time. However, many forms of childhood trauma leave a deep emotional scar that time alone can never heal. Adverse childhood experiences pose a threat to a child's safety, and the effects...

All About Remedial Massage

Aug 12, 2021

What is Remedial Massage? There are many variations within this style of massage, however, the Australian Natural Therapists Association (ANTA) defines remedial massage therapy as 'a massage based application used to treat a number of conditions affecting...

COVID-19 Impact on the Body

Aug 12, 2021

Our bodies are designed to move! There is no way around this. Unfortunately, since we have been hit with the COVID-19 pandemic, not to mention the effects of quarantine, our lives have become even more sedentary. Where before we actually had to walk...

How Learning to Trust in Ourselves and Our Intuition Releases Stress, Fear, and Anxiety

Aug 12, 2021

If you're experiencing fear and anxiety at the moment, know that you're not alone. With the constant news of the virus and the possible implications of it on your life on top of all the other stresses that you have to deal with, it's completely understandable...

The Types of Anxiety and How They Differ from Person to Person

Aug 11, 2021

The definition of anxiety at a general level is excessive fear, worry, sadness, nervousness or unease about something. Its symptoms affect one's everyday life as nothing can be more terrifying than a panic attack. Anxiety is also a by-product of stress.

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