Where Is The Exit?

One thing that has struck me in talking with older patients about Covid-19 is that overwhelmingly they are more worried about the future prospects of their children and grandchildren than the virus itself. This theme was well described by Stephen Waterson in the...

Talking Coronavirus With The Bunch-96FM

Dr Joe Kosterich joined Botica’s Bunch to debunk all the ridiculous ‘remedies’ and myths out there around coronavirus. Firstly, Dr Joe said that he was glad that this current climate was giving many of us the chance to catch up on some zzz’s. “And apart from being...

Your Health And Taking Control

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qwYdcmR9jDU
Is Anxiety Or Worry Sabotaging Your Life?

Is Anxiety Or Worry Sabotaging Your Life?

Do you worry about your relationships, career, money or life?  Are you dwelling on worst case scenarios? What is Worry and Anxiety? Anxiety is an emotion we feel when we worry or dwell on the negatives, often about things that are going to happen in the future.  There...

No Price Too High?

No Price Too High?

Notice to readers. At this time we must all comply with directives and advisories. This is not a time for glueing oneself to the road. The purpose of this article is to raise questions - not give any advice. "There is an old adage about a week being a long time in...

10 Habits That Can Lead To Inflammation

10 Habits That Can Lead To Inflammation

Inflammation is linked to every known disease. Most Americans are suffering from daily inflammatory symptoms and pain. Diminishing pain may mean consuming more than 4+ prescription medications to deal with inflammation. "C-reactive protein (CRP) is a marker of...

End Of The World

End Of The World

If there was ever a song for the times it would be REM’s “it’s the end of the world as we know it – and I feel fine”. The Covid-19 or Corona virus is the proverbial only show in town. It is staggering to see how people respond to what is essentially a cold like...

A One Minute Practice in Self-Love

A One Minute Practice in Self-Love

Self-love can feel like a really big mountain to climb - especially when most of us have been brought up to criticize and dislike our bodies for whatever reason.  The media tells us we’re not good enough just as we are. Social media allows us to compare our bodies to...

When Holden Ruled

When Holden Ruled

Last week General Motors announced that they are ending the Holden brand.   For those outside Australia, and even Australians born after the mid 90’s this won’t mean much. But for those of us of a certain age it is the end of an era. And this includes people with a...

The Universe Is Expanding – Are We Keeping Up?

The Universe Is Expanding – Are We Keeping Up?

I recently read an article that says the universe is expanding, and not only that, but that it is expanding faster than was previously thought … which got me to wondering … if the universe is expanding, are we keeping up? The universe was thought to be expanding at a...

Age Is How You Feel

Age Is How You Feel

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w5Z_DCJ4Uak The old adage that you are as old as you feel may have more credence than we think.

“Bring Out Your Dead”

“Bring Out Your Dead”

Last month saw the passing of Terry Jones, one of the members of Monty Python’s Flying circus and a comedy genius. Sadly it is unlikely that if formed today they would get a run on the BBC. A group of six “cis-gender white men” would not be regarded as “diverse...

Healthy Weather

Healthy Weather

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vUDTZ9fErNE The weather can affect our health and how we feel - not in a bad way.

Be Active – At Any Age

Be Active – At Any Age

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OGISG_zr0Zw Being active is good for our mental and physical health. There is no amount which is not helpful so you can safely ignore the latest doom and gloom from big public health. And the nanny state needs to let our children be...