Coping With Grief

28 Feb, 2018
by Rachel Steward, Acupuncturist. Grief can arise from a variety of situations – but one aspect of it never seems to change.  It is uncompromising.  We are the ones who must bend to the experience. Given that difficult reality I…

13 Tips for a Stress-Free Christmas

3 Nov, 2017
It’s the most wonderful time of the year—but also one of the most stressful! Make the season more enjoyable by stopping stress in its tracks with these tips this Christmas. Be satisfied with “good enough”. Don’t always go for bigger…

Using Essential Oils for Anxiety & Other Home Remedies

1 Aug, 2017
There are many different scales and degrees of anxiety and many different approaches to treatment. In terms of natural approaches, a treatment schedule of acupuncture, herbs, massage and lifestyle changes can be hugely beneficial in reducing the severity of anxiety…
Good Sleep = Good Heart? How sleep can save your life

Why Am I So Tired? Top 12 Causes of Fatigue

18 Jun, 2015
Getting plenty of sleep but still exhausted? Before you blame your busy lifestyle, learn more about what might be at the root of your unexplained fatigue. Tiredness is often caused by an obvious or relatively minor problem, which is easy…

Herbs For Anxiety

1 Sep, 2014
According to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, anxiety disorders are the most common mental illness in the U.S. and affect 40 million adults. Generalized anxiety disorder, on its own, affects 6.8 million adults, with women twice as likely…

Top 10 Brain Foods

22 Apr, 2014
Without a healthy diet, it is difficult to concentrate, remember, pay attention and learn. This applies to both children and adults, but perhaps is more critical to a child’s success in school. It’s never too late to make some healthy…

6 Habits of Healthy People

9 Apr, 2014
A long healthy, disease-free life is a good reason to stick to habits like taking the stairs, snacking on nuts and meditating regularly but, let’s face it, some of us prefer instant gratification. That’s why we’ve sifted through the latest…

Natural Therapies For Drug Addiction

19 Mar, 2014
Beating addiction is usually very challenging. Often, it involves intensive treatment, lifestyle changes, behaviour modification and time spent changing belief systems. A complete healthcare plan, combining conventional and natural therapies, can help overcome a drug addiction and manage withdrawals. Here…

If You Drink Coffee Make Sure It’s Organic

12 Mar, 2014
Most Coffee is Heavily Sprayed With Pesticides Most people are not aware that regular coffee consumption can be a significant source of pesticides. According to the CS Monitor, conventional farmers apply up to 250 pounds of chemical fertilizers per acre.…