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reduce your environmental footprint

Top 5 Tips To Reduce Your Environmental Footprint

Written by Meryl D’Sa-Wilson In recent years, we have witnessed a rise in natural disasters, not just in the number of disasters but their intensity as well. Amidst news about the global pandemic, national elections, and other social issues, we see news about widespread forest fires, record-breaking flooding, high-intensity hurricanes, and the melting of glaciers. According to the 2021 IPCC…

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What happens

What happens when you don’t listen to your body?

Written by Natasha Zervaas N.P. If you are the sort of person who always puts themselves last on their list of priorities, there may come a time when your body will literally force you to look after yourself – and you don’t want to get to that point before you do something!  Many years ago I was working full time…

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Taking control of your health

Taking control of your health

Today Written by Eryn Ford, founder and trainer at Mummy Physiques Do you listen to what your body tells you? Do you nourish your body with all the right things? We are only given one; why do so many of us not cherish it and treat it with the respect it deserves. I hear too many excuses from friends, family…

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More than Mud Pies

More than Mud Pies

My Take on Germs & Children in a Cyber World Written by Lucy Cook , amazeeducation.com.au I am a mother of four boys, a business owner who operates 6 long day care and outside school hours care centres, and this is are my thoughts. Your first child barely touches the floor for fear he might catch something, your second child…

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Natural Immune Boosters

Natural Immune Boosters

Winter Wellness Written by Aida Rejzovic We all know winter as the cold and flu season, but why do we get sick more often during the colder months? There are several reasons we tend to get sick more often during winter, including less vitamin D from sunshine, seasonal changes in our genes that affect our immune response and an increase…

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Who is Looking after

Who is Looking after YOU?

Written by Jay Anderson Well, where has the year gone?? Its been a tricky few months. Lots of changes. Too much in the news. What’s happening here? Or there? Who really do you believe??  The tv, the newspaper? The internet? Or Facebook? Your friends?? what is the latest? What are you allowed to do, or not do….?? more changes. Things…

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Teaching adolescents

Teaching adolescents

The value of their physical health Written by Claire Richardson Osteopaths are allied health practitioners with a focus on physical health. This positions us well to understand the relationship between physical activity and overall health. Fostering a love of physical activity and teaching young people the value of physical health is a significantly worthwhile pursuit, as it has flow-on effects…

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Can we prevent food

How can we prevent food allergies?

In Our Children Part 1 Written by Kaylee Slater The prevalence of food allergies is on the rise worldwide, with the highest incidence found in younger children. Many more children today have allergies than they did decades ago, in fact the current statistics suggest that around 1 in 10 children have a food allergy, and this prevalence is growing by…

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Designed For Change

Designed For Change

Written by Connie Rogers As humans, we live, love, laugh and express emotions every day of our life. We experience consciousness through many avenues that allow us to change at any stage of our development. Basically, most of us disdain stagnation and are designed for growth.In college, if we put our minds to it, we can achieve anything we set out…

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How to accept Nature’s

How to accept Nature’s help

To boost your confidence Written by Nim Veda Mother Nature is amazing. She really is. How else can we explain her ability to pretty much provide us with the solutions to many of the problems we all face? One of these major problems is our debilitating lack of confidence. Though many of us shudder at the thought of accepting and…

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How to get more Vitamin D

How to get more Vitamin D, and why should we care?

Written by osteopath Claire Richardson Vitamin D is very important. It is crucial in maintaining healthy bones, because it facilitates the absorption of calcium into our bodies. Calcium is a mineral which hardens our bones, so without it, our bones become brittle and weak. Low Vitamin D levels have also been found to be linked to high blood pressure. Whilst…

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How to boost

How to boost your family’s immune system before winter

Written by Dr Ryan Harvey of House Call Doctor While we may not even realise it, our immune system is constantly on call. Daily activities such as visiting a public bathroom or shaking a colleague’s hand can expose us to germs. For the most part our immune system does a great job of keeping us healthy, but with winter fast…

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Safeguard Your

Safeguard Your Family’s Health

Throughout Winter Written By Julia Lette On the whole, your immune system does a pretty good job of defending you against disease. Sometimes however, especially in the winter months, it fails and you end up sick in bed for days on end. Fortunately there are ways that you can intervene in this process and make your immune system stronger and…

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Health Technology

Old-Age New-Age Health Technology

Written by Kathy Fray Over the past 100 years, modern medicine has experienced the most radical, mind-blowing and breath-taking evolutions, which only 100 years ago, would likely not have been even vaguely imaginable, let alone yearned for. Remember, it was only World War II, in the 1940s, which finally escalated the urgent global need for commercial volumes of antibiotics, to…

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FAD

FAD… Frequently Altering Disease

Written by Connie Rogers If you want to join another FAD diet here’s what you need to consider. There is a myth that we need to eat less and exercise more in order to lose weight. But successful weight loss entails lessening toxic exposures in the foods we choose to eat. Why?  It’s our gut microbiota that we need to tune into (before any…

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Natural Remedies

Written by Connie Rogers Do You Suffer With Low Energy or Burnout? Stimulants are attractive if we think they’re providing temporary energy. Sadly, they are not. Energy drinks can be filled with toxic chemicals, dyes, and fluoride. Additionally, plastic containers containing BPA’s can be leaching into your beverages causing fatigue. What you can do. Drink pure, clean filtered water from…

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Simple Ways to Skyrocket Your Wellness.

Written by Cherie Rivas Reaching the heights of a gold medal Olympian, competing in an obstacle race or simply doing 5k’s at your local Park Run may not be on your health & fitness radar…. but regardless of how large or small your wellness goal is, your success can be achieved through the same serious of simple steps. You’re probably…

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Workers urged to stand up for their health

Australians spend up to 22 hours of their working week seated behind desks. Back problems are the third leading cause of disease burden in Australia1 and can occur from continual poor posture while seated1,2. Prolonged static and awkward work postures, and repetitive movements can increase the likelihood of developing a musculoskeletal disorder1. During October’s National Safe Work Month, Osteopathy Australia highlights…

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Energizing the Family

Written by Joe Zhou Any opportunity to spend quality time with your family should be taken advantage of. Doing activities together and sharing laughter during an afternoon is something that is priceless. Happiness and family health are two things that go hand in hand. What is fitness? (Energizing the Family) Fitness is a way of being what will help you…

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