10 Great reasons to try Acupuncture

If you need an excuse to have a treatment, other than it makes you feel fantastic, here are 10 Top to Toe terrific reasons to call your local practitioner and make an appointment today! 1. Breathe - Spring is here. Do you get hay fever, sinusitis or nasal congestion? Does your partner complain about your snoring? In controlled studies it has [...]

By |2019-02-06T12:16:37+10:00November 13th, 2017|Traditional Chinese Medicine|0 Comments

How will the Year of the Rooster affect your health?

Jan 28, 2017 ushers in the year of the Fire Rooster. What does that mean for you and your health this year? Yin and Yang and the 5 Phases play key roles in Chinese Medicine. Yin is often described as the shadow side of the mountain and is a cooling, calming, moistening energy and Yang [...]

By |2017-02-17T14:29:51+10:00January 18th, 2017|Astrology|1 Comment

Heart Health for Summer Joy

This year the summer solstice is on December  22nd and this is a wonderful time to celebrate the light of consciousness within ourselves and within others. Since this is the day with the most daylight hours it is a great time to contemplate our inner light as well as looking beyond the surface and seeing the [...]

By |2017-02-17T14:29:52+10:00November 20th, 2015|Seasonal Healing, Stress Management|1 Comment

The secret behind the 4am wake up

This year the Autumn Equinox falls on March 21st.   This is the date on which there are an equal number of hours of daylight and darkness. After this the nights will start to get longer until we reach the longest night on the Winter solstice. As the nights become longer issues with sleep can [...]

Your Health in the Year of the Horse

Jan 31, 2014 is the start of the Chinese Year of the Wood Horse. The horse is fundamentally a fire creature, so this year the elements of Wood and Fire will be highlighted. Wood and Fire relate primarily to the Liver and Heart in Chinese Medicine. So how can you best look after your health [...]

By |2017-02-17T14:29:53+10:00February 8th, 2014|Astrology|5 Comments

Flow Well, Stress Less

Stress is defined as an internal resistance to an external force. As such, stress is actually about the relationship between you, your inner issues, and the world around you, external events. When you resist the flow of the moment, rather than going with it, your body responds with an increase in adrenalin and a [...]

By |2019-09-02T12:56:49+10:00October 5th, 2013|Stress Management|1 Comment

How to sleep peacefully all night

If you think you can’t sleep then you probably won't. Creating a sleep ritual is often very helpful so here are some ideas to make it happen. The most restorative sleep you can get is between 11pm and 3am so the first step is to be in bed by 10.30pm most nights.   If you [...]

By |2017-06-19T11:38:07+10:00June 18th, 2011|Stress Management|1 Comment