What Actually Makes A Difference?

The 1920’s became known as the roaring 20’s. World war one had just concluded and the Spanish (yes infections are named after places) flu was subsiding. Prosperity was on the up and new technologies such as the motor car becoming more prevalent. The “party” ended in...

Do You Rely On Willpower Or Willingness For Success?

Do you rely on willpower to change habits, behaviours and patterns of sabotage?  How high is your willingness to make changes in your career, relationship or life? Willpower Some people believe that they can change habits and improve their lives if only they had more...

Resilience Is Not A Dirty Word

In the early 1970’s my parents built a house in what was then the outskirts of Perth. The district had a startup footy (AFL) team. Many weeks we struggled to get a full team on the park and sometimes “borrowed” players from the opposition if they had spare. We did not...
Quitting Smoking – Simplified

Quitting Smoking – Simplified

  It is little wonder that people get confused about health. The messages are often contradictory. Worse than that, the messages may reflect vested interest, which is not declared. Many “news” stories are pushed by those who may have a product to sell or an...

Heart – Healthy Foods That Can Save Your Life


Did you know that heart disease is the number one cause of death in the United States? Celebrate your health and your heart this February, National Heart Month, by trying some of these foods below. Your heart will thank you!

Time To Take Prescription Drug Abuse Seriously

From all the noise made by governments you would think that the war on drugs was waged on illegal ones because they cause all the trouble. The reality is quite different. The problems caused by legal prescription drugs dwarves that caused by illegal drugs.

In Medicine – Less Is Often More

In Medicine – Less Is Often More

I have previously written about problems with long-term use of medications particularly those used for lifestyle related conditions. It looks like The American Medical Association agrees with me. The Association’s Archives of Internal Medicine Journal has highlighted...

Dealing With Fibromyalgia

There are conditions such as Fibromyalgia that modern medicine has struggled to understand, define, diagnose and treat. It is eal and debilitating to those who suffer from the bodily symptoms which then create suffering in the mind of those afflicted.

Life Is About The Journey Not The Destination

The final destination in life is death.Many go to extraordinary lengths to try and avoid their destination ultimately to no availOur life then needs to be about the journey and not the end destination.

Live Longer And Enjoy The Ride

Live Longer And Enjoy The Ride

Whilst the search goes on to find new “scientific” ways of living better for longer, there are two very simple things that you can do today to achieve exactly this. And there are two bonuses. Last year Australian research showed, that there was a direct correlation...

Habits Of Happy Relationships

Habits Of Happy Relationships

In happy relationships, couples support each other’s personal growth and development. Couples need to have a strong “Me” and a strong “We”. Here are some of my favourite relationship reminders and research-proven habits for happy relationships.

Water, Water Everywhere And We Need To Be Drinking It

The body is 70% water by composition. Much like a river, to sustain healthy life the water needs to be flowing. For us this means drinking enough water each day to keep our body hydrated and stop our cells from drying out.

How To Make Your 2012 Resolutions Stick

Once a year, we place a great emphasis on being goal orientated. As if deep in our psyche, we all have agreed to treat the turning over of a year as the golden opportunity to ride a massive wave of momentum. If you want to ride this wave wisely, the surfboard and technique are your responsibility.

Five Tips To Make Your Goals A Reality

Five Tips To Make Your Goals A Reality

  The universe goes in seasons and cycles. The earth goes around the sun. The moon goes around the earth. The seasons follow in order; summer after spring and winter after autumn (fall). Night follows day and the month’s click around to December, which is...