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Using Food to Manage Stress

May 09, 2014

Stress always seems to follow us at one stage of our lives or another.  Just how stressed we get depends on us, our personality, character as well as the food we consume.  Yes, the food we devour can either support us through our management of stress...

Lifestyle Advice to Reduce Stress

Dec 30, 2013

Run ragged? Under pressure? Stress is one of the most common afflictions of modern life; all of us feel overwhelmed and anxious at times. Unfortunately, stress can cause a long list of health issues, which is why reducing your stress levels is so important.

Expert Insight: Using the Sun Ancon Chi Machine

Nov 13, 2013

Have you ever heard of goldfish exercise? Well, there is a machine that can simulate the experience for humans and realise a range of health benefits, including oxygenation at the cellular level as well as detoxification of the lymphatic system.

Nutritional Advice for Restoring Your Balance

Nov 11, 2013

Do you feel out of balance? Been burning the candle at both ends and no longer feel in control of your life? Aside from rest, what you eat can help you get back on track. Here we look at the latest nutritional advice for restoring your balance. Why Do...

7 Natural Ways to Beat Stress

Sep 30, 2013

Feeling a little edgy? Seeking a natural way to stress less? We’ve pulled together 7 natural ways to beat stress, without popping a pill or pulling your hair out. 1. Cut out Caffeine When you’re feeling a little tired, a cup of coffee can be a...

Attending a Retreat

Sep 11, 2013

Need a holiday? Forget about flights and cramming 20 countries into two weeks. For a really relaxing time, a retreat might be just what the health practitioner ordered! But if you’ve never been to a wellness retreat, you may be wondering what to...

Stress and Your Skin

Jul 10, 2013

Have you noticed that your skin changes when you’re feeling frantic and stressed? You’re not alone, with several studies concluding that stress can take a toll on your dermatological health. In this article we find out why stress affects skin and...

6 Tips for a Happier Commute

Feb 13, 2013

You overslept and are running late for work. After a frantic search for the car keys, you jump into your cold car and put pedal to the metal, determined to make it to the office on time. Along the way, you shout expletives at drivers who cut you off, slow...

Healing Your Emotions with Natural Therapies

Feb 06, 2013

For many of us, emotional pain can involve depression, anxiety, fear and grief. Thankfully, several natural therapies may prove beneficial in helping heal our emotions. What is Emotional Pain? Emotional pain may emerge during childhood or adulthood.

De-stress with Yoga

Nov 01, 2012

Along with many other health benefits, yoga can be a great way to de-stress. In fact, many schools of yoga focus more on relaxation and stress relief than on the more physically challenging yoga asanas (postures). These are some easy ways to de-stress...

Is Stress Contagious?

Oct 11, 2012

While you may avoid second-hand smoke and wash your hands to keep germs at bay, what are you doing to prevent the spread of stress?In the same way that germs are contagious, so too is stress. Numerous studies and researchers have suggested that we soak...

Beating Stress with Mind Body Medicine

Sep 11, 2012

The mind-body connection is a relatively new concept to conventional Western medicine, but has been an integral part of Eastern traditions such as Ayurveda and Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) for thousands of years. Recent advances in brain imagery...

Study: Stress May Delay Brain Development

Jul 20, 2012

Many experts say stress is responsible for a range of health problems. Now it’s been suggested that stress could also affect brain development in children.In a new study, researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison have found that stress may...

Aromatherapy for Stress and Anxiety

Feb 20, 2012

Aromatherapy can be beneficial for providing relief against anxiety and stress, using some specially chosen plant extracts and essential oils. It aims to positively influence and help rebalance the physical, mental and emotional aspects of our bodies...

The Effects of Stress

Dec 19, 2011

With one in twelve Australians currently suffering from severe stress it has become increasingly important that we learn to reduce the negative effects of stress on our health and wellbeing. Young people in particular are more prone to severe stress, which...

Massage for Concentration

Dec 08, 2011

When it comes to concentration, there is the proverbial good news and bad news: The good news is that there are distinct reasons why we experience drops in concentration. The majority of these are easily treated, often without needing to visit anyone...

Foods to Improve Your Mood

Dec 08, 2011

If you are feeling tired, moody or just generally run down, it could be due to the foods you are eating. Read on to find out how certain foods may affect your moods. How do Certain Foods Affect Our Moods? Foods act as kinds of chemical compounds...

Aromatherapy for Burn Out

Dec 02, 2011

The term "burn out" was developed in the early 1970s to describe a particular array of symptoms that were mostly seen at that time in people serving in the helping professions: doctors, nurses, teachers and health support staff were all affected. These...

Are Your Thoughts Stressing You Out?

Nov 15, 2011

A lot of the stress we experience in life is not caused by what is happening, but by the way we react to what is happening. For example, you might be driving to work and start thinking about the bills you have to pay this month or what the boss is...

Top 10 Tips for Stress Management

Oct 13, 2011

Learning how to manage stress is one of the most important things you can do for your health and wellbeing. The following tips are designed to help you reduce stress and keep it under control. Get regular exercise, even if it’s just a short walk...

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