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Benefits of Self Massage

Nearly all of us suffer from various aches and pains from time to time, however not everyone has the time or cash for a professional massage. Learning self massage techniques can be a wonderful tool for self empowerment. In just a few simple steps, you can learn easy techniques to massage yourself well at home. … Continue reading

Spring is the Liver Detox Season

Spring has always been known as the season for a cleanse. It’s the season of new beginnings, awakening, growth and expansion. It’s also the season to take extra special care of our liver. We really need to appreciate just how crucial our liver really is. Quiet simply, if it stops working, we die. Many don’t realise that … Continue reading

Breath-Awareness … for enhanced Self-Awareness

Sadly, so many people now-a-days breathe very poorly, hence are suffering many problems. With habitual chest breathing, mouth breathing and over-breathing, we see the likes of so much stress, anxiety, pain, fatigue, sleep problems and weight gain issues. Unfortunately, these poor patterns can also lead to so many chronic diseases. We can easily stop being a victim … Continue reading

Happy Financial New-Year!

Did you celebrate the beginning of the new financial year on the 1st of July with a big party? … how exciting was it? What’s your resolutions for this financial new year … is it to spend less? Tis the financial new-year … that crazy time when we make resolutions not to spend so much … Continue reading

Celebrating the Mystical Winter Solstice

Once upon a time, mankind was much more in tune with nature. Research tells us that throughout history, the winter solstice have been celebrated for thousands of years by many different cultures. For much of humanity, the depths of the winter solstice is seen as the most mystical time. Astrologically, this event marks the longest … Continue reading

Mystical Winter

This article is an introduction to my ‘Living with the Seasons’ series of seminars, which is a component of the ‘Holistic Life-style Mentoring Course’. This article is adopted from various notes from a series of seminars, on-line courses and chapters of several books I’ve written on the topics. Living with the Seasons As we are … Continue reading

Autumn – the Season of Reflection

‘Who cares about the seasons’ … says ‘Harry the Hamster’ – peddling away at full speed on his hamster wheel. Every season seems much the same for those who aren’t attuned to nature. Most people usually consider that Autumn is just that season of transition from summer to winter. It’s typically when the temperature starts to … Continue reading

Lifestyle Coaching

Over 25 years as a Naturopath, I’ve observed how most health problems are due to a poor lifestyle. So, to improve our health, we need to improve our lifestyle. What is Lifestyle Coaching? Now-a days, with so many people suffering excessive stress, poor diets, lack of exercise, lack of sleep, caffeine dependency, tobacco and alcohol … Continue reading

7 Reasons Your NY Resolutions Fail … and How to Switch to Success!

7 Reasons Your NY Resolutions Fail For a start, sadly it’s a ritual that most people begin the new year with a massive hang-over. Let’s face it, what a way to set the scene for the year ahead? Symbolically, what we do the first day, lays down the blueprint for how the rest of the … Continue reading

Frustrations and Celebrations of a Naturopath

Naturopathy is an Interesting Profession Being a Naturopath is interesting in many ways. In some ways it can be very frustrating and in other ways very rewarding. It seems that now-a-days, so many people in our society are against Naturopaths. Especially those who are in the medical profession … and then all of the bureaucratic … Continue reading