Health, Wealth and Wisdom

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Listening to your body and your mouth

Written by Dr Jeffrey Kestenberg Patients who attend the dental clinic with symptoms that they have persisted with for several weeks, months and even years, repeatedly surprise me. Your body is telling you something when you experience pain, discomfort, itchiness, sensitivity to temperature change, a burning sensation, dry mouth or swelling. If you see redness or bleeding of the gums,…

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Get Your Body into Gardening

Written by Annabelle Drew Did you know that gardening is a great tonic for your body? Those who are regular green-thumbs will intrinsically know this, but so many of us in this modern, busy world have not experienced the benefits of spending time working our green spaces. Garden Equals Nature Essentially, your garden is a patch of nature and there…

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Hello! It’s Me, Your Body here, Are you Listening?

Hey, it’s Your Body and Here’s what Happens to Me Each Day. Written by Sally McGrath Wake up, move you around, get you started for your day, talk, exercise, eat, walk, think, work, play, read, listen, run errands, make plans, deliver presentations, do projects, meet people, socialise with people, smile, laugh, cry, get stressed, get anxious, study, cook, clean, wash,…

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The Goldilock Method

Written by Louka Kurcer Many years ago, as a young Coach used to work at the local Crossfit gym, with the “no pain, no gain” mentality. Although I disagreed with many of their workout methods, I still learned valuable lessons about what not to do. Many of their workouts consisted of the popular “AMRAP” (As Many Rounds As Possible) where…

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Listening to your body, what it needs and doesn’t need

Written by Michael Dermansky Although it is easy to get wrapped up in the latest trend of what is “good” for you, what is going to cleanse you or contradictory scientific and medicine information, which often looks at one aspect of health in a large population rather than the  overall health of one individual, knowing what is important and what…

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Are we dumbing down our senses?

Written by Claire Dunkley from Cluzie Clinic When we think about our human senses, we commonly think of five: taste, smell, sight, hearing and touch. If we want to be really woo woo, we may consider intuition as a sense as well. These five senses are very tangible ways in which we assess our environment. Our brains take in this…

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The Art of Listening to Your Body

Written by Connie Rogers, a Certified Integrative Health Coach As human beings, we seem compelled to help others. Just watch young children when they are around each other on a playground, or adults in the role of caregiver, or young men when they notice an elderly person needing assistance. While it is noble to help others, we may neglect ourselves…

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How To Recognize The Signs Of Burnout

Written by Katie Lowe (BA, GradDipPosPsych) Life can be exhausting! Balancing a career; study; love and relationships; children and family; up keeping a house; cooking; exercising; maintaining your physical, emotional and mental health; friends and a social life; leisure; and all the other things, can be quite the juggle. ‘Burnout’ is when you reach the point of physical and emotional…

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How to Listen To Your Body When You’re A Busy Entrepreneur

Written by Sonia Gibson, Director at Accounting Heart Chartered Accountants Running a business like a well-oiled machine takes business smarts. However, just like the human being behind these successful brands, a business thrives on routine and consistency. The only difference between the hands that make it all work and the endeavour itself is that you require downtime. When you deny…

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Tuning Into Feelings

Written By Dr Melissa Keogh, Clinical Psychologist By definition, feelings are emotional states and broadly speaking, encompass sensations such as fear, anger, sadness, joy, surprise, guilt and love. As a psychologist much time is spent assisting clients to recognise, label and sit with feelings. It is the cornerstone of the therapeutic journey and an important aspect of emotional health and…

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Tears, Tantrums and Memory Loss

What is your body trying to tell you? Written by Donna Cameron The world of mental health can be very confusing.  You hear the words anxiety, depression and mania.  You see your friends, colleagues or maybe even yourself, go through times where even getting out of bed is a difficult task.  What does it all mean?  What happens in our…

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Listen to your body

Written by Phillipa Brown A large portion of nurturing mental health entails listening to your body. There are three key areas to focus on that functionally serve to increase resilience and prevent mental health decline. These three key areas are 1. Sleep, 2. Diet, and 3. Exercise. When utilised properly, these functions serve to support good mental health and ability…

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