Sugar: Is it really our new “Food Enemy Number One”?

2018. Enter beetroot lattes, hemp bliss balls and the sugar-free diet. These latest Melbourne cafe health treats are a harmless indulgence, but is sugar really our new “food enemy number one”? Are bananas, and other fruit high in naturally occurring sugars now a no-go zone? […]

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Gut health and happiness! – Part 2

Part 1 Many of us go to a yoga class, get a massage, talk to friends and exercise to regulate our moods. They are all wonderful and effective self care tools. But how about our gut? Our gut microbiome (made up of bacteria, fungi, and viruses) may be the key to health and happiness! […]

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Massage the winter blues away!

Finding it hard to get up in the morning? Feeling a bit sluggish? In these cold, windy winter months it’s hard for many of us to get moving in the morning and we can start to feel a bit low. Eating fresh produce, keeping up your daily exercise routine (with your favourite beanie on!), and […]

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Mind your gut! – Part 1

Most of us glance down the snack isle at the supermarket, and perhaps grab a ‘healthier’ bag of chips or dark chocolate as a treat. The rest of our shopping cart will be full of veges, and healthier options. Why? […]

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How to Stress Less – Part 3: Breath Centered Yoga and Meditation

PART 1 PART 2 A whopping 75% of Aussies surveyed pointed to stress having a detrimental affect on their physical health, and 64% reported that stress impacted on their mental well-being (The Mental Health Association of NSW, 2016). The report suggested numbers of stress related to mental health are probably higher as people can be […]

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How to Stress Less – Part 2: Collective and Individual Hyperdrive!

Part 1 In today’s society our collective levels of stress are high, and our technology-obsessed lives leave little space for time-out. The world of psychology is referring to this as “collective hyperdrive”. How to stress less? It’s actually quite simple. A vital process for relaxing is awareness and modulation of the breath (for example in […]

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How to Stress Less – Part 1

The Mental Health Association of NSW reported in 2016 that Australians are stressing more than ever. This is impacting detrimentally on our physical and mental health. Not breaking news perhaps, but what is super interesting is how we deal with it (and how we could be doing better). How do people deal with stress? […]

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