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?

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

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...
Alzheimer’s… Could It Be You’re Not Sleeping?

Alzheimer’s… Could It Be You’re Not Sleeping?

Sleep is a restorative process and sunlight affects circadian rhythms. The less sunshine we are exposed to the more we increase our risk for insomnia. Hormones, digestion, blood sugar imbalances, and neurotransmitters are thrown off when we don’t sleep well. And, mood...

Sunscreen Doesn’t Compromise Vitamin D Levels

Sunscreen Doesn’t Compromise Vitamin D Levels

Wearing sunscreen is essential, especially if you live in Australia where two in three people will be diagnosed with a type of skin cancer by the age of 70. Whilst sunscreen is one of the five keys ways to reduce the threat of skin cancer, research conducted in...

And So, This Is Christmas

And So, This Is Christmas

Some weeks it really is hard to know where to start or what to write about – not because there is so little but because there are so many topics worthy of covering. With Christmas only, a week away it is also time to wonder where another year and indeed another decade...

Get Your Fussy Eater To Love Broccoli

Get Your Fussy Eater To Love Broccoli

If you’re thinking that it would be easier to circumnavigate the world in a rowing boat than get your child to eat broccoli, relax.  Here are three tips that’ll change your life. What is it about broccoli?  From a parent’s perspective, it’s virtually the holy grail of...

Festivity Trumps Temperance

Festivity Trumps Temperance

We are entering the festive season when many (not all) celebrate the end of another year and the advent of Christmas. Regular readers will know that I enjoy a glass of wine. The wine industry is fascinating as is the history. After a trip to Italy last year this has...

Fake Food – No Thanks

Fake Food – No Thanks

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S4nWkV3_FBo Fake meat is all the rage. But is it really good for us?

How To Reach Your Goals The SMART WAY

How To Reach Your Goals The SMART WAY

What are your fitness goals? Whether you are trying to lose weight, gain muscle, get stronger, improve endurance… the list goes on. In order to be successful, you must have the right plan and mind set. A great tool to help with this is the S.M.A.R.T. approach.  Let’s...

Doctors Need To Be Questioning

Doctors Need To Be Questioning

The selection criteria, has changed a bit over the years but medicine still draws from the most intelligent members of society. However, there are different types of intelligence, so what I am about to say next comes with the obligatory (albeit pathetic) trigger...

Nutrition For Infertility

Nutrition For Infertility

So, you decided to have a baby, but it’s been months, and still no baby.  One in 6 couples experience infertility which is defined as not getting pregnant after actively trying for 12 months (or 6 months if you’re 35 years or older). Or maybe, you have some type of...

This Time It Will Be Different – Not

This Time It Will Be Different – Not

Many quotes are attributed to Albert Einstein. He may or may not have said them all. One that I suspect he said, or if not would be happy for it to be attributed, is that a definition of insanity is doing the same thing repeatedly and expecting a different outcome....

Is There A Healthy Way To Be Ill?

Is There A Healthy Way To Be Ill?

None of us are immune from ever being ill/ getting sick/ coming down with something/ catching a bug/ getting a disease, and we have many phrases that reflect that this is an everyday part of life. We cannot always prevent ourselves from getting sick, but is there a...