Here in Australia, the coming of Summer also means Xmas is just around the corner and with so much going on at this time of year from planning the perfect gifts and social function, shopping, work dead-lines, summer activities and all the extra traffic on the roads, it is no wonder we can get stressed […]
Stress seems to be running rife these days, with too many things on our “To-do” lists and longer hours at the office…. Not to mention cooking, cleaning and kids activities to facilitate!! In times gone by the body’s stress response was extremely vital for survival – fight or flight. On the rare occasion it can […]
There are virtually dozens of problems or pathologies that are considered Arthritis, however two of the most common types of Arthritis are Osteoarthritis and Rheumatoid Arthritis. Fundamentally Arthritis is inflammation of the joints within the body as described by the name “arthro” being “joint” and “itis” meaning “inflammation.” When inflammation is present in the joint […]
Aromatherapy is a fantastic, natural and safe way to boost energy and improve your mood. There are quite a few essential oils that can be used to boost your energy levels, improve mental clarity and uplift your spirit and I’ve listed the best ones below which can help you to get through the day.
There is a lot of talk of Fibromyalgia these days as this chronic condition is becoming ever more common throughout the world, affecting approximately 2 to 4 percent of Americans, mostly females. Fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS) is a common musculoskeletal disorder, and although much research is being done on the subject, the cause is still unknown. Research […]
So here we are again, another long, cold Melbourne winter. It is the time of year when you generally don’t feel like getting up to much other than staying in with the electric blanket and a good book or DVD. However, a mid-year massage might just be the winter warmer that you have been longing […]
We all love a good massage, but something we often overlook is the importance of touch in our everyday lives. Through decades of social conditioning we have become a touch-phobic society, we’re not used to touching strangers, or even our friends, however touching in a way that makes us feel appreciated and cared for is […]