Christmas Table

13 Tips for a Stress-Free Christmas

3 Nov, 2021
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 Herbs For Mental Clarity

5 Oct, 2021
There are lots of good quality, naturopathic products to help boost focus, concentration and mental clarity. Here are our favourite five. Bacopa: Bacopa is commonly used for Alzheimer disease, memory and thinking skills (cognitive function), anxiety, and attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder…

6 Common Causes of Brain Fog

5 Oct, 2021
Brain fog is a noticeable sign that your lifestyle and diet need an upgrade.   Research suggests that one in seven adults between the ages 18 to 39, and one in four adults older than 39, will experience some short-term…
Sleep

6 Habits of Healthy People

9 Apr, 2021
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…
Happy

10 Ways To Reduce Stress Naturally

16 Jan, 2021
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…

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…

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…
Home Medicine

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…