A Problem Shared: Dealing With The Stress of Infertility

3 Jul, 2018
by Rachel Steward, Acupuncturist Are you undergoing fertility treatment and feeling the stress?  You are not alone! After working with women undergoing fertility treatment for over seventeen years I thought I was well aware of how stressful it can be. …

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…

Top 5 Reasons To Have A Hot Stone Massage

1 May, 2016
What is Hot Stone Massage? Hot Stone Massage is a beautiful combination of Manual Massage and Hot Basalt Stones.  Mainly focusing on relaxation, the stones can allow for deeper work due to the gentle penetrating heat.  These can either be…

10 Ways To Reduce Stress Naturally

16 Jan, 2014
1. Passionflower While passionflower has long been considered a “folk remedy” for anxiety and insomnia, a few studies have shown that the herb may actually be comparable in effectiveness to benzodiazepine drugs, which are used to treat stress. Passionflower is…
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Magnesium For Stress

16 Jan, 2014
Tired? Can’t sleep? Tight muscles? Cramps? Headaches? Stressed?   Let’s Talk Magnesium Magnesium may be the most commonly deficient mineral in human nutrition. It is involved in around 300 essential biochemical reactions, including protein synthesis, testosterone production, insulin sensitivity, calcium…

10 Ways For A Man To Reduce Stress

31 Oct, 2013
by Joel Delaney. Never underestimate the power of stress. In my opinion, if there was one single thing you could do to get maximum health benefit it would be to minimize stress. Here are 10 practical and easy ways to…

Keeping Calm With Massage

2 Oct, 2013
Have you ever thought about what is actually happening inside your body when you are receiving a massage?  Firstly, taking the time out of a busy schedule to lay down and put yourself in the hands of a massage therapist…

The Scary Ways Stress Is Stopping You From Conceiving

24 Jul, 2013
Life can present us with many stressors weather it be in the form of work deadlines, mortgage repayments or even just juggling hectic schedules. Illness and sleep deprivation can also cause a physiological stress response within the body. Many stressors…

Top 10 Time-Savers To Reduce Your Stress Load

18 Jul, 2013
We know that stress is a major contributor to many serious health problems. We also know that stress is often caused by having to much to do and not enough time to do it in. More than half (65 %)…