Are You A Good Step Parent?

It is human nature that very few of us can accept criticism and either change our ways or want to change our ways. More often than not, no matter what the issue is in life, we blame the other person. I am a firm believer that as step parent you can only control three...

Do We Really Want More Smokers?

2020 has been an eventful year for all the wrong reasons. It was about to get worse when on June 19 draconian bans on vaping were announced and were due to start on July 1. Fortunately on June 26, following a massive community response saw the Federal Health Minister...

Has Your Orange Juice Been Hijacked?

Think you’re drinking fresh and natural orange juice? Think again…… When shopping for fresh orange juice, I have found the phrase “squeezed from fresh oranges”, is not necessarily the truth. The leading orange juice companies such as Tropicana (PepsiCo)(1), Minute...
Talking Coronavirus With The Bunch-96FM

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...

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.