Personal Development

5 Wellbeing Trends for 2014

Feb 05, 2014

Here at Natural Therapy Pages, we believe good health and wellness should be a lifelong endeavour. So we like to steer clear of ranting and raving about the latest trends. But it's also good to see what new techniques and therapies are emerging and...

Taking Time to Make Time

Oct 25, 2013

We’re all busy. So busy that it can be hard to clear our schedules and take the time we need to relax, unwind and recharge our batteries. In these fast-paced modern times, taking time out is all about making time to do it. So here are our top tips...

Developing Healthy Daily Rituals

Oct 21, 2013

My latest read is a book about the daily habits of famous creatives – poets, philosophers, writers and artists. It's fascinating finding out about the healthy – and not so healthy – rituals people partake in. Sticking to a healthy ritual could...

Why You Need to Make Time for Yourself

Sep 16, 2013

We’re all guilty of it – saying yes to everything and putting others first. Many women in particular have a hard time taking time out for themselves, especially when juggling motherhood with work and other commitments. But by creating space and taking...

Getting the Most Out of Natural Therapies

Sep 16, 2013

A few years ago, I tried to get serious about my health. Wanting to cure a few nagging ailments, I consulted acupuncturists, spiritual healers, naturopaths and Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) practitioners. I also tried counselling. Problem was...

What is Oxytocin?

Sep 09, 2013

You know that feeling you get when you hug or kiss the love of your life? It’s all down to oxytocin – a powerful hormone that connects you and your partner and acts as a neurotransmitter in the brain, controlling reproduction. Here we put oxytocin...

Writing as a Form of Therapy

Aug 12, 2013

As a writer, I know firsthand how wonderful writing can be in helping soothe the soul and sort stuff out. But you don’t have to be a professional wordsmith to reap writing’s therapeutic benefits. Best of all, it’s cheap, easy and you don’t have...

Blood Type & Your Personality

Jul 24, 2013

What does your blood type say about you? According to psychology experts, your blood type determines your personality, as well as how you love and what you should eat. While there's no scientific evidence to back up such claims, Japanese people have...

What Natural Therapies for Serenity?

Jul 22, 2013

In the hit Australian comedy ‘The Castle’, patriarch Darryl heads to Bonny Doon to find his slice of serenity.  But you don’t need to clamber into the car and head to the outback to still your mind. Instead, why not try one of these effective...

The Secret to Longer Life - Exploring Blue Zones

Jul 18, 2013

Did you know that where you live could dictate how long you live? When best-selling author Dan Buettner teamed up with National Geographic in 2004, he found places in the world (Blue Zones) where people have a much higher life expectancy. This article...

How Resilient Are You?

Jul 17, 2013

Would you like to be more resilient and assertive in the face of adversity? Natural disasters, weakened economies and terrorist activity are all part of the uncertain world in which we live. Thankfully, it’s possible to build resilient and thrive in...

How Do I Live in the Moment?

Jun 12, 2013

Do you worry about the past and fret about the future? Many of us do. Experts say that by being more mindful and grounded in the present, we open ourselves up to enjoy a full, fulfilling life. So how do you live in the moment? Set Your Mind on Mindfulness...

Keeping a Food Journal

May 15, 2013

Trying to lose weight or stick to a healthy diet can be hard enough without adding the burden of keeping a food journal to your regime. However, according to many dieticians and nutritionists, a food journal may be just what you need to see your dieting...

Write to Heal Your Life

Apr 24, 2013

If you haven’t written “Dear Diary” since you were a youngster, it might be time to whip out the ol’ journal and get scribbling. Research has found that journaling not only improves your wellbeing, it can also help you cope with a range of anxieties, disorders...

How to Boost Your Motivation

Apr 22, 2013

No doubt we’ve all been in a slump at some stage in our life. Being in a rut can be incredibly debilitating and take a toll on your work, relationships and self-esteem. Thankfully, there are a few tried and true tactics for getting back on your feet.

How to Be More Assertive

Apr 12, 2013

Do you wish you had the confidence to speak up? Learning to be more assertive can help you get more out of life and live more confidently. In this article we provide some practical tips for being more assertive. What is Assertiveness? Assertiveness is...

Holding On and Letting Go: A Guide to Moving On

Feb 15, 2013

Like many people, I was bullied as a child. Throughout primary school I was relentlessly taunted and teased. Until recently, thinking back to those days would cause my eyes to sting with tears. However, I've since learned how to let go of those feelings...

5 Ways to Be Better Balanced

Nov 20, 2012

How balanced is your life? Do you spend more time at work than you do with your family? Would you like to exercise more and commute less? Finding more balance in your life is key to managing stress and achieving your goals. In this article, we discover...

Taking a Break for Health and Happiness

Nov 13, 2012

When was the last time you took a break from routine, to reflect on your life and where you’re headed? With work, family, study and many other commitments, often it can be tricky to take time out and recharge. But allowing yourself the chance to rest...

Turning Failure into Success

Sep 28, 2012

Psychotherapists frequently deal with people who feel like they are failures. What do you say to someone who feels defeated by failure? One of the first things a counsellor often does is tell their client to "embrace failure." What? How can embracing...

Are you a Natural health practitioner? Get your profile on
Natural Therapy Pages now